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Soft Skills Supercharge Your Career: The Essential Guide to Soft Skills for Professional Success

2024-01-26T15:39:28+00:00

In the competitive job market, technical skills are undeniably important. But what separates the truly successful professionals from the rest? The answer lies in a set of often overlooked yet crucial: soft skills. Soft skills are the interpersonal and intrapersonal traits that enable us to effectively navigate the complexities of professional life. They encompass communication, teamwork, emotional intelligence, problem-solving, and adaptability, among others. While these skills may seem intangible, their impact is undeniable. Why Soft Skills Matter: Enhanced Communication: Strong communication skills allow you to clearly articulate your ideas, actively listen to others, and build rapport with colleagues and clients. This [...]

Soft Skills Supercharge Your Career: The Essential Guide to Soft Skills for Professional Success2024-01-26T15:39:28+00:00

Navigating the complexities of policing: How Robert Machin became a Navigator men’s development programme at Avon and Somerset Constabulary

2023-12-11T15:42:56+00:00

Amidst the complexities of policing, our Navigator men's development programme at Avon and Somerset Constabulary has emerged as a valuable tool for fostering employee resilience and growth. This case study delves into the experiences of Learning Support Advisor, Robert Machin's Navigator men's development programme at Avon and Somerset Constabulary, to understand how he has benefited from becoming a Springboard Consultancy trainer. It highlights the programme's effectiveness in enhancing employees' emotional intelligence, communication skills, and overall well-being, ultimately leading to improved professional performance. Robert Machin Avon and Somerset Constabulary In-house Trainer Case Study Could you share a bit of your background and [...]

Navigating the complexities of policing: How Robert Machin became a Navigator men’s development programme at Avon and Somerset Constabulary2023-12-11T15:42:56+00:00

Harnessing the Power of Coaching & Personal Development to Foster a Culture of Success

2023-12-08T14:44:09+00:00

In today's competitive business landscape, organisations are constantly seeking ways to enhance their workforce, optimise productivity, and achieve their strategic objectives. Within employee development practices, coaching and personal development stands out as a powerful tool that can significantly impact employee performance and overall organisational success. Understanding the Essence of Coaching Coaching is not about providing instruction or training. It's a collaborative and ongoing process that empowers individuals to reach their full potential. A skilled coach acts as a guide, facilitator, and mentor, providing support, encouragement, and valuable insights to help employees identify their strengths, overcome challenges, and achieve their goals. How [...]

Harnessing the Power of Coaching & Personal Development to Foster a Culture of Success2023-12-08T14:44:09+00:00

Empowering Women to Achieve Their Full Potential: A Case Study with Samantha McLean, Women’s Development Trainer

2023-11-24T15:48:36+00:00

In today's world, it is more important than ever for women to have access to the resources and support they need to reach their full potential. Samantha McLean, a licensed Springboard Women's Development trainer, is dedicated to empowering women and helping them achieve their goals. As a freelance trainer for Springboard Consultancy, Samantha has a wealth of experience in helping women overcome challenges and achieve success. Springboard Development Programme is designed to help women develop their skills, build confidence, and reach their personal and professional goals. In this case study, we will take a closer look at Samantha's work and learn [...]

Empowering Women to Achieve Their Full Potential: A Case Study with Samantha McLean, Women’s Development Trainer2023-11-24T15:48:36+00:00

How I Boosted My Career and Confidence with Springboard women’s development programme at National Grid

2023-10-20T11:54:45+01:00

In today's rapidly evolving professional environment, gender diversity and inclusivity have emerged as crucial elements for the growth and success of any industry. However, numerous fields continue to be dominated by male voices, leaving women to navigate unique challenges and barriers in their pursuit of career progression. To address this and foster a more inclusive work environment, we have been working with National Grid to provide our Springboard women’s development programme in a male-dominated industry. This case study aims to explore the transformative impact of Springboard women’s development programme on women seeking to excel in traditionally male-dominated sectors. By examining the [...]

How I Boosted My Career and Confidence with Springboard women’s development programme at National Grid2023-10-20T11:54:45+01:00

Unlock Potential: The Power of Personal & Professional Development in Employee Investment

2023-10-16T12:32:50+01:00

In today's competitive job market, organisations are constantly seeking ways to attract and retain top talent. It's not just about offering competitive salaries and benefits; it's also about investing in your employees' growth and development. This investment pays off in numerous ways, including improved job satisfaction, reduced staff turnover, increased productivity, and motivated employees. At Springboard Consultancy, we understand the importance of personal AND professional development, and we're excited to invite you to a special, free-of-charge, Discovery and Taster Event for our Springboard women’s development programme that can kickstart this transformative journey for you and your employees. Why Personal Development Matters [...]

Unlock Potential: The Power of Personal & Professional Development in Employee Investment2023-10-16T12:32:50+01:00

National Grid Case Study

2023-08-23T16:27:22+01:00

In this case study, we explore how working with National Grid with a focus of investing in their employees, and working to bridge the gap of gender equality in a male dominated industry has impacted them as an organisation. We look into why investing in your workforce has significant benefits and how our Springboard and Spring Forward programmes have empowered their women to progress in both their careers and personal lives. Kelly Larkin & Katy Campbell Senior Operability Analyst & Lead Auditor National Grid Springboard & Spring Forward Development Programmes Why did you choose Springboard Consultancy to support National Grid [...]

National Grid Case Study2023-08-23T16:27:22+01:00

Experience as a woman in a male-dominated industry

2023-08-07T13:41:59+01:00

As an expert in the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion space, we strive to ensure equal opportunities for everyone. We spoke to Kirsty Lancaster about her experience as a woman in a male-dominated industry, and her perspective on how we can continue to provide top notch support and empowerment for both clients and individuals in the workplace. Grab a cuppa, you’re going to enjoy this! The dictionary definition of equality: noun noun: equality; plural noun: equalities the state of being equal, especially in status, rights, or opportunities. "an organisation aiming to promote racial equality" “Let’s skip to the good bit… As [...]

Experience as a woman in a male-dominated industry2023-08-07T13:41:59+01:00

Springboard Personal Development

2023-05-15T13:19:32+01:00

Springboard Personal Development: A participant perspective, from Cheryl - University of Portsmouth We value the feedback from our participants and organisations we work with. This was no different when we caught up with Cheryl Buck, Principal Lecturer in Law and Associate Head Academic at the University of Portsmouth. Cheryl shares her insight after recently attending our Springboard Women’s Personal Development Programme,. What was your expectation of the Springboard Women’s Personal Development Programme? As I knew it was personal development for women, it was nice to know that I was going into this with like-minded people. I was aware that it [...]

Springboard Personal Development2023-05-15T13:19:32+01:00

What a difference a day makes!

2021-06-24T16:39:59+01:00

As we think about the enormity of what is happening to the world at the moment, it is easy to forget that the Easter Bank holiday is rapidly approaching for us here in the UK. This holiday usually results in a mass exodus as many of us have been planning, then preparing to pack and travel on short breaks maybe overseas or to the coast, the hills or meeting friends and family. For others it will be a time for prayer and reflection, whilst for the younger generation it is generally Easter egg hunts, egg painting and a massive overdose [...]

What a difference a day makes!2021-06-24T16:39:59+01:00
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