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Invest in a stronger workforce

[fa icon="calendar'] May 31, 2020 12:30:00 PM / by IQ News Update posted in CPD, Industry, IQ Academy, Personal Effectiveness

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This will be a year that few of us will ever forget. So much of what we have known has gone out of the window, not just at work but in our social and personal lives too. We have had to find new ways of being engaged and connected with ourselves and others.

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IQ study tour delivers on personal effectiveness agenda

[fa icon="calendar'] May 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM / by Sarah Fry posted in Skills Wheel, University of Derby, Personal Effectiveness

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There’s a lot of talk in business around the subject of personal effectiveness. But what do we mean by the term? And why is it so important? It’s a key part of the Institute of Quarrying’s (IQ) Skills Wheel, a tool that helps identify the full range of competencies for the modern professional working in the minerals extractive and quarrying industries.

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Strength in recognising weaknesses

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 30, 2017 2:41:00 PM / by Sarah Fry posted in Skills Wheel, Careers, Personal Effectiveness

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Like any industry, successful professionals within the quarrying and mineral extractives sector are acutely aware of their own personal attributes and how to develop their skills in different areas to keep their career moving forward.

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