Leadership

Chris Hickey Leads Newton-le-Willows Multi-Million-Pound Investment

At Mercury Hampton, we’re pleased to share that our Managing Director and Co-Founder, Chris Hickey, has been appointed as the Chair of the Newton-le-Willows Town Board, with the town starting a £19.5 million investment plan to revitalise the community over the next 10–15 years. This appointment is an exciting step for the area, as Chris …

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Exploring Stem Opportunities: A Comprehensive Guide For Students

In the dynamic realm of STEM, researchers, inventors, and students encounter limitless opportunities spanning biology, engineering, and computer science. From groundbreaking advancements in space exploration to transformative breakthroughs in healthcare, STEM opportunities offer diverse career paths. These avenues empower individuals to shape a prosperous future for humanity by addressing global challenges and driving technological innovation. …

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The Secret to finding the Best Candidates

Today’s job market is extremely competitive. So much so that companies are using new and innovative ways to find the best candidate for every position. Many different employers in the job market today use testing for various purposes. You can use it to test knowledge, measure aptitude, or even assess personality traits. Companies of all sizes are using testing as a way to find the most qualified and well-suited candidate for a particular job opening. While it may seem like an intimidating prospect to administer a test, it’s actually fairly simple and worth the time in the long run.

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Why Succession Planning Is Important for Your Business

When you own a business, it’s inevitable to put thought into the timeline and future of the business. After all, operating a company is a big responsibility, and most business owners want to make sure that everything is taken care. Succession planning is a process that enables businesses to continue operating smoothly after their founders leave or if they are unable to fulfil their duties for some reason. With this kind of plan in place, the company can rest assured that there are people who are ready and able to take up the mantle of leadership.

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Leading People: The Key to Success in Business

Being a leader is a challenging and rewarding role. It can also be extremely stressful and demanding, particularly if you’re new to leading others or managing a team for the first time. Leading people in business is no easy feat, but it can have a significant impact on your success as an individual and your team as a whole. Whether you’re new to management or are looking to improve your leadership skills, developing your ability to lead individuals and teams successfully can have a positive effect on your company. Leading people in business isn’t something that comes naturally to everyone. However, with the right knowledge and approach, anyone can become an effective leader of people. Read on for more insight into how you can develop your leadership abilities as an individual and manager in order to improve performance across all areas of your company.

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Boost Business Performance with Workplace Culture

Take the initiative, own your organisations distinct values. Shape its culture. Set the tone.

Because your workplace culture cannot be left to chance. You may have a great management team, supportive colleagues, and pleasant surroundings. Your whole working world could be just hunky-dory.

But that applecart is very easily upset. A change in personnel, increased work pressure, a strained relationship; and that’s it. Your free-from-strife world gone in a flash!

A great workplace culture keeps that applecart upright; on the ground, where it belongs

Why? Because it establishes boundaries not to cross, constraints and principals to abide by, and a sense of responsibility to maintain harmony.

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