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  • If the price is right?

    A sobering article in this month’s commerceGM magazine highlights a survey by Infosecurity Europe of 600 city financial services workers. A worrying 37% would steal company information if the price was right.
    Perhaps it’s reassuring that 63% of workers wouldn’t be tempted to hand over sensitive information even for £10m.  The ‘incentives’ ranged from a ’slap up [...]

  • Invisible jobs and rogue recruiters

    One of our customers pointed out an expose on the ethics of some recruitment agencies. As the Sales Director of a successful technology business he’s faced with the daily challenge of recruiting and retaining the best people for his business.
    The expose found that unscrupulous agencies often post non-existent jobs on job boards to farm CVs [...]

  • Nature v Nurture…

    I’m always intrigued by the whole nature v nurture argument and I often smile when clients ask us the magic question of what makes high performers in the work place so successful. My argument back is typically we are what we are partly because of Mum and Dad (nature), partly down to the environment we’re [...]

  • Only apply if you’re not well educated…

    As previously reported, since the downturn we’ve had a bit of an increase in our career transition work with a healthy proportion of people looking for a complete change in career and some opting to retrain so it was really interesting to read today that UK workers are becoming ‘overskilled’.
    The report by the BBC goes [...]

  • “Best job in the world” goes to a Brit!

    Back in February we blogged about quite possibly the best job in the world being caretaker of Hamilton Island.
    Well today it’s been announced that the role will be filled by Ben Southall, 34 from Hampshire. Big hats off to Ben who beat off 34,000 other worldwide applicants for the £70,000 for 6 months a year [...]

  • From lucky ties to angry genes. . .

    We’re often asked about stress in the workplace and conflict management between shareholders. Whilst each case is different, we see recurring themes: one caused by underlying issues and the other by shorter lived and more situational issues.
    At Psycuity we’re don’t deliver stress audits in the workplace, we try and identify the root cause of the problem, [...]

  • #14,782 of the Cloud Appreciation Society

    If know a Cirrostratus from a Cumulonimbus, why not join the Cloud Appreciation Society (I’m member 14,782)? If your head isn’t in the clouds yet, check out an ace documentary by Gavin Pretor-Pinney (CAS founder) on BBC4 on Cloudspotting and learn about the wonder and beauty of clouds.

  • Psycuity Sponsor Sharks End of Season Awards…

    Psycuity were proud to sponsor the Sale Sharks academy player of the year last night, presented to the outstanding player from the Sharks academy, which develops players between the ages of 12 – 23 to become a Sharks star of the future.
    We entertained some clients and suppliers at a great evening down at Edgeley Park [...]

May

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