We all have words we like the sound of or which resonate with us. Someone I know likes the sound of the words balaclava and ptarmigan ( I know…!) I recently came upon a word I’d never heard before – “humblebragging”. I didn’t think it was a real word but looked it up and there […]
Our latest blog post, from Lynn Filson, Senior Recruitment Consultant at The Urquhart Partnership. The past few weeks have seen some rather short bursts of sunshine with the majority of the weather pretty unsettled. Only a few weeks ago the Open Golf Championship at St Andrews had to be postponed until the strong winds dropped […]
Guest Blog from Vivian Tsang of Beamshare about the pros and cons of using video for training...
If you’re a regular reader of the blog, you’ll know we’re big fans of the TED talks series. In fact Nikki recently wrote about her favourite Ted Talks for UP. As big fans, we’re delighted to be sponsoring TEDxUnionTerrace 2014, which is taking place on the 11th May at the Lemon Tree, 1 – 7pm For […]
So here we are already – the first full working week of January is coming to a close. How are you getting on with your New Year’s resolutions? Still going strong? Starting to waver? As good as they are for you, some of the resolutions we set ourselves can be tough. Even the way we […]
Regular readers of the blog will (hopefully!) know by now, that although we can sometimes be a bit obscure, agricultural topics are not something we tend to feature often on the UP Blog! So you would be quite right to think – what on earth does sheep dipping have to do with the world of HR, Training & Recruitment?! […]