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10:4 Blog; Protecting Our Planet Post-Covid

10:4 Blog; Protecting Our Planet Post-Covid

Since the beginning of the coronavirus lockdown we've had to analyse what is ‘essential’; essential services, essential travel, essential overheads. For most, by focusing on what’s ‘essential’, we’ve been able to reflect on what’s important. A positive outcome of the...

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Embracing Flexible Working in a Covid World

Embracing Flexible Working in a Covid World

This week, as the Government hinted at a phased return to normality, Cordant released ‘returning to the workplace’ guidance to employees to arm them with the tools, and advise, to prepare and be accountable. As the lockdown slowly lifts, we’ll need to embrace a new...

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10:4 Blog; Revolutionising Recruitment with Technology

10:4 Blog; Revolutionising Recruitment with Technology

The unsung heroes in our IT team are revolutionising how we use technology and data to do things differently, allowing us to be more flexible and accelerate ongoing business transformation. When businesses were impacted by Coronavirus most had to rush to adapt to...

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Recruitment Technology Trends

Recruitment Technology Trends

Today’s technology trends use language and theories reminiscent of old sci-fi movies - what once was fiction is now becoming a reality. Technology is moving so fast it can be difficult to keep up... systems, software and automation have replaced manual processes, and...

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10:4 Blog; Work Life balance; flexibility and wellbeing

10:4 Blog; Work Life balance; flexibility and wellbeing

The post-COVD-19 the workplace isn’t going to be the same. We’re currently living through a large scale social experiment testing the restrictions, and freedom, of remote working and trust culture. Most companies will be rethinking their overall operational efficiency...

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Why You Should Love Your Job

Why You Should Love Your Job

Finding a job you love can be a tricky process. There will be aspects of every role, in every industry, at every company, that has something we find stressful and frustrating. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t learn to love where you work and the job you’re in! We...

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10:4 Blog; Leadership in a Covid World

10:4 Blog; Leadership in a Covid World

If someone had told me I’d be carrying out my new role as CEO of Cordant from the confines of a national lockdown I wouldn't have taken the idea seriously - but here we are, and what an eye-opener it has been. I was honoured to accept the role of CEO on the 20th of...

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Resources to Develop Your Skills

Resources to Develop Your Skills

As we come to the end of our 5th week in lockdown, many have been affected up and down the country in their personal lives and their careers. However you have been affected, we’ve taken a look at the training opportunities and digital resources available to develop...

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10:4 Blog; Maintaining a Routine in Lockdown

10:4 Blog; Maintaining a Routine in Lockdown

This week the government extended the coronavirus lockdown by three weeks, and although Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said: “there is light at the end of the tunnel”, the pandemic has still got a firm grip on the country, and it’s likely that lockdown will continue...

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Personal Branding for Job Seekers

Personal Branding for Job Seekers

How is your job seeker branding? Are you selling yourself to the companies you dream of working for? What steps can you take to accomplish this? Here are our 3 easy steps for maximum self-promotion. 1. Step one – create a strong personal profile. To start the process...

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10-4 Blog; Taking Action for Happiness

10-4 Blog; Taking Action for Happiness

Whilst I’ve been in isolation I have discovered Action for Happiness: “a movement of people committed to building a happier and more caring society… where people care less about what they can get for themselves and more about the happiness of others”. Action for...

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Working From Home; Mental Health Management

Working From Home; Mental Health Management

Working from home might sound like a novelty; the freedom, no one watching over you, homemade lunches, casual clobber… no commute, office small talk or constant distraction. Bliss for some, but for others feelings of isolation, increased anxiety and the newly coined...

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10-4 Blog; Managing Your Mood With Mindfulness

10-4 Blog; Managing Your Mood With Mindfulness

There’s no doubt that we’re all feeling some degree of heightened stress during this uncertain time. The Coronavirus is more than a pandemic, it’s a wake-up call, an alert to take a moment, consider our lifestyles and reflect on our personal lives. The current...

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Managing Your Time Effectively

Managing Your Time Effectively

Effective time management can help you deal with the demanding nature of your job and our simple steps can help you on your way to feeling stress-free and organised. We understand that work is hectic and that it’s sometimes hard to manage your time effectively....

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10-4 Blog; Coronavirus and Managing Stress

10-4 Blog; Coronavirus and Managing Stress

The outbreak of Coronavirus is likely to cause stress for many people... Having the right tools, and practising the right techniques to take care of yourself will, in turn, help others; your friends; your family; your colleagues, cope with their own stresses. Take...

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