BEING the boss right now isn’t easy.
You may be battling to save your business, reassuring staff too worried to come into work or having to let cherished staff go due to the Covid-19 crisis.
If you’re a manager, how can you help your teams through the coming months?
New research reveals 95 per cent of top bosses plan to overhaul their leadership style post-pandemic, with “empathy and care for teams” their new key focus.
Leadership expert Charlie Coode, of Coode Associates, says: “The pandemic has made many top bosses realise how vital it is to put the humanity back into leadership.”
Here are Charlie’s top tips.
HERE’S a cereal-sly good opportunity. Kellogg’s UK is hiring two apprentices to work at its Manchester HQ.
It is the first time the cereal giant has offered head office apprenticeships and trainees will get three years’ hands-on experience in commercial teams including sales, marketing and supply chain.
Chris Jones, Kellogg’s HR director UK & Ireland, said: “This is a great opportunity to get experience with the UK’s favourite breakfast brand – gaining invaluable qualifications along the way.”
WANT to break in to the creative industry?
Then tune in to the new Lookout Creative Careers podcast.
The weekly series is aimed at 16 to 24-year-olds and features advice from leading experts on what it’s like to be a record label boss, a film director or a theatre producer.
Lookout co-director Louise Blackwell says: “Barriers to having a creative career are significant.
“We think now more than ever it’s important to offer young people confidence and let them know it’s OK to keep pursuing their dreams.”
Find out more at projectlookout.org.
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