Entries by Coaching at Work

WOMEN TWICE AS LIKELY AS MEN TO DEVALUE WORK

Women tend to be more critical of their own performance than men and are more likely to be generous when it comes to rating that of others, according to research by business psychologist Psychological Consultancy Limited (PCL). PCL looked at data from more than 4,000 workers involved in 360-degree appraisals – with individuals rated for […]

CANADA: MENTORS CAN AID NEWCOMER IMMIGRANTS

Mentoring has much to offer newcomer immigrants, including helping them learn new skills; gain new self-knowledge; build performance and connect safely to their new community, suggests research by the University of New Brunswick in Canada. The study by Roxanne B Reeves of Renaissance College, University of New Brunswick, captures insights and offers guidelines for best […]

CIPD: HR MAY BE OVERSTATING OWN EMPLOYERS’ TALENTS

Many professionals fudge the facts to make their organisation look good, finds research by the CIPD. Hundreds of teachers and IT and HR professionals withhold or misrepresent the truth to cast their organisation in a good light. The report finds that HR professionals tend to identify more strongly with their employer than the wider profession, […]

IS REFLECTIVE PRACTICE A PATH TO INFINITE LEARNING?

British Psychological Society’s Special Group in Coaching Psychology (BPS SGCP) conference, 9 December 2016, London Compared cheekily by one delegate to Morecambe and Wise, Professor Mary Watts and Dr Esther Cavett presented their work in progress in a double act that echoed the nature of the book they are writing together. Their presentation and forthcoming […]

SELF-CARE SHOULD BE COACHES’ CORE COMPETENCE

British Psychological Society’s Special Group in Coaching Psychology (BPS SGCP) conference, 9 December 2016, London By Sarah Dale How many people have been taught self-care, at school, university or work? Professor Sarah Corrie posed the question in her keynote to the BPS SGCP conference in December. Not many hands went up. In her review of […]

OVER 80% OF BOSSES STILL SEE GENDER BIAS AT WORK

Four in five managers (81%) have witnessed some form of gender discrimination or bias at work in the past 12 months, suggests research from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Inappropriate remarks, gender bias in promotion decisions as well as recruitment, and gender inequality in pay and rewards are proving to be major barriers still to […]

TEAM MASTERY DIPLOMA TO DEEPEN COACH PRACTICE

Coach development organisation Executive Coach Studio is launching a team coaching course this Spring. The Diploma in Team Coaching Mastery is a 12-day programme structured into four modules: Team Coaching Fundamentals, Relational Team Coaching, Psychology of Teams, and Integrating Team Coaching. The first module will run on 17-19 May. The Diploma is aimed at experienced executive […]

JOBSEEKERS FAVOUR ‘GOOD’ FIRMS

Employers that support good causes have the edge over non-charitable counterparts when it comes to attracting jobseekers. One in four (26%) people say they’re more inclined to apply for jobs at firms with a strong track record of supporting charities, according to research carried out by YouGov on behalf of Charities Aid Foundation (CAF). CAF […]

TRAIN ADULTS TO PLUG SKILLS GAP

The UK Government is under pressure to produce a national strategy for adult education. In January, former skills minister and Labour backbencher David Lammy wrote to apprenticeships and skills minister Robert Halfon. Signed by more than 60 MPs including Angela Rayner, shadow education secretary; Gordon Marsden, shadow further education and skills minister, and Chi Onwurah, […]

NEWS IN BRIEF: MARCH/APRIL 2017

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