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Lessons for Elite Teams

Your team’s success is your business’ success. Because your people are what separates you from the crowd. Maximising their impact starts with unlocking their leadership potential. You need to help ...

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Guest Blog - HR in a Fast Track

Yvonne Saxon is Head of HR, Diversity and Incusion at Vista Employer Services. Yvonne took time out to pen a guest blog to help anyone responsible for HR in a fast growth SME with insight, advice ...

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Solid Financial Foundations

There’s no such thing as an overnight sensation. How do I know? Because I’ve been part of the We Are Adam success story that started over ten years ago.  Off the back of our best year yet, I’m writ...

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10 Year Retrospective - Richard Gahagan

Our CEO, Richard Gahagan, reflects on a tumultuous and transformative decade at We Are Adam.  Weathering the Bad Times  80% of businesses will fail in less than two years, according to Bloomberg. T...

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Walking the Culture and Values Walk

Plenty of businesses like to promote their charity work or how great they’re doing financially. However, we know that although some businesses look rosy on the outside, they’re pretty rotten on the...

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Why Looking After Your People is Vital In Business

All organisations claim that “our people are our greatest asset.” It’s a hackneyed phrase and I know for a fact that not every business lives up to this statement.At We Are Adam, we believe that in...

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The Secrets to Our Best Year Yet

We Are Adam’s CEO Richard Gahagan shares his take on a landmark 2018 and our big vision for the future. “Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.”So said Malcolm Forb...

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The 5 Benefits of Becoming a Mentor

As a busy business professional, you have to ask: “Do I have the time to be a mentor?”To answer that question, you have to work out how much it’s worth to you. Because there are always ways to make...

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Hire Better Faster Stronger

By 2025, millennials will make up 75% of the global workforce.The question for employers is: do you have an effective talent acquisition strategy to attract Gen Y employees?Because, like every gene...

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Team Building and the Multi-Generational Divide

If there’s one thing Lord of the Rings taught us, it’s that teams come in all shapes and sizes.And the more diverse your team is, the more likely you are to succeed. Why?Different perspectives enab...

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Perks and Incentives – What Do Your People Actually Want

When we think of companies that employees love working for, we envision offices transformed into adult playgrounds: bean bags, pool tables, beer fridges and nap zones for hard workers.Take a look a...

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Keeping Candidates Engaged During The Recruitment Process

Want to boost long-term prospects for your new hires and the business? This guide will help.Learn how to keep your candidates engaged and informed from the moment they secure an interview to their ...

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Rising to the Top – What Does It Take?

Is there a definitive roadmap to success? Or is it a case of right time, right place?We sponsored Platform Exo’s Exponential Leadership Conference in Manchester to find out.Here’s what we learnt fr...

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Employers – Have You Lived Up to Your Promises? Part II

For relationships to work, they must be founded on mutual trust. But with fierce competition for suitable employees, it can be tempting to make impossible promises to attract, recruit and retain. A...

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Making Mental Health & Wellbeing Central to Your Organisation’s Culture

What’s the first thing you do when you break a leg? Scream bloody murder then go to the hospital, right?Yet some of us wait months, if not years, before seeking help with a mental health problem th...

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Creating and Maintaining a High-Performance Culture

Where did the UK rank in the most recent global productivity survey?7th? Not even close. It came 16th with a productivity sum of £111 per person. Go up the scoreboard and Luxembourg reigns supreme ...

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How to Create High-Performing Leadership Teams

When brilliant minds come together to drive progress, beautiful things can happen.But not every team are the Beatles of business. You have to handpick gifted individuals who are exceptional at what...

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Developing Future Leaders

Leaders aren’t born, they are made. – Vince LombardiWhen you arrive at the office, what do you see?People engrossed in work, helping you run the business.There’s nothing extraordinary about this. T...

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How to Develop Your Employer Value Proposition – Part 2: From EVP to IVP

“The way your employees feel is the way your customers will feel. And if your employees don’t feel valued, neither will your customers.” – Sybil F. StershicIn part one of this blog, we unmasked how...

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How to Develop Your Employer Value Proposition – Part 1

What’s in it for me?It’s the question at the forefront of most candidates’ minds. Without an Employer Value Proposition (EVP), your business will find it difficult to clearly communicate your answe...

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Change – Opportunity of Threat for HR?

The HR landscape never stands still. Gender pay reporting, the digitisation of the workforce and an increased focus on employee wellbeing. These are just a few of the people themes posing a challen...

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