Karen Beaven

Just curious

In 2018, a study from Egon Zehnder identified that curiosity was the best predictor of strength in seven leadership competencies: results orientation, strategic orientation, collaboration and...

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Find your fire

?Let’s not kid ourselves, working in HR can be absolutely exhausting. You can get burned out all too quickly if you’re not careful due to the unique challenges and demands of the profession.

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How to break habits to create new ways of thinking

A desire for self-improvement is a very natural human trait, particularly when it comes to wellbeing.

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Your career timeline

I’ve worked in HR for a long time, but I haven’t always worked in HR. In fact, my first job was working with horses and I trained to be a riding instructor.

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Are you stuck on autopilot?

It’s easy to get stuck in a routine and amazing how quickly the months and years can fly past without you even realising it.

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Why HR should push the reset button

It’s been hard to know where to start with writing this column. At the time of writing it we’re in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, I’m due to give birth to my second child any time now and my...

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HR needs to know it is never alone

Working in HR can at times feel a little isolating, especially if you're working in a standalone role.

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Creating your own resource states for mental wellbeing

In this series of wellbeing columns Karen Beaven offers advice to others in HR

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Set intentions, not resolutions

In this series of wellbeing columns Karen Beaven offers advice to others in HR

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Setting intentions instead of resolutions

In this series of wellbeing columns, Karen Beaven offers advice to others in HR

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Top tips on knowing when to stop

In a series of wellbeing columns Karen Beaven offers advice to others in HR

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What story are you telling about yourself?

In a series of wellbeing columns Karen Beaven offers advice to others in HR

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