An interview with Lyn MacDonald – Group Marketing Director of Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

  • By AD Group
  • By January 01, 70

Alexander Daniels Professional Services got the opportunity to spend some time with Lyn MacDonald who is the Group Marketing Director of Macdonald Hotels & Resorts and arguably one of the most commercial Marketing Directors in Scotland right now. Her passion and sheer determination for what she does is so clear to see and it really is no wonder the success she has achieved to date.
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What does good performance management look like?

  • By AD Group
  • By January 01, 70

Source:HR News
Performance management is under the spotlight at last. Radical changes in business culture are transforming the way people are managed – for the better. In the past, performance management has been relegated to the annual appraisal. It is an outdated, ineffective and demotiv...

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New data reveals huge digital HR skills gap

  • By AD Group
  • By January 01, 70

Source: HR News New research from HR consultants AdviserPlus has revealed that 76% of HR professionals believe there is a shortage of digital talent within the industry. The survey, which asked 200 HR professionals their opinions about the concept of digital HR, found there was an apparent skill gap in HR staff co...

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How to take the sting out of receiving criticism

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  • By January 01, 70

Source: Forbes
Receiving criticism can sometimes be a messy situation, especially when it’s unexpected, harsh or given when others are present.
You might feel shocked, angry or even embarrassed by the comments. But before getting d...

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Fundraising for The Brain Tumour Charity

  • By AD Group
  • By August 08, 18

The Brain Tumour Charity is a cause close to our hearts here at Alexander Daniels and we attend the Charity Ball every year. This year, Alexander Daniels volunteered to participate in the £1000 challenge which means that we have a year to raise £1000 in any way that we can. So far we have raised money by donating a pound for weekly dress down but it wont stop there...make sure you stay tuned...

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Accepting a Counteroffer – Right or Wrong?

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  • By December 07, 18


By Lauren Beattie
When I started my recruitment career back in 2010 I was ever so excited when I got my first offer in. Finally, I had made some money and I began to think I knew exactly how this whole recruitment malarkey worked. How wrong could I have been……?
It turned out that getting to offer stage was only half the battle, in fact even when the candid...

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Some hints and tips on how to find a new job

  • By AD Group
  • By January 01, 70

By Lauren Beattie, Professional Services Manager
CVs
In this ever more time-precious world, two pages remains the optimum length for a CV, however, if in order to sell yourself properly this needs to be more then so be it! Just ensure that all the information is relevant to you and to the role, include a mix of responsibilities but also achievements, after a...

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Job Satisfaction – fact or fiction?

  • By Alexander Daniels
  • By January 01, 70

If we were to believe everything we read regarding job satisfaction, then we could say that as many as a third of us are thinking about a change of job. It would be fair to say then, that many are not feeling satisfaction from their current role. Job satisfaction is sought after as it increases our quality of life in addition to improving performance while at work...

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