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Yesterday we updated the list of members to CareerBurst. So if you joined the Community on or before 15th Feb you will now have access using the email address that you have registered with the Community. If you have joined since 15th Feb, let me…

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Hi everyone I hope you are all keeping well in these difficult times. I started my level 5 HR diploma in August 20 and it's been a struggle to get through as I am so busy in my day job, but I'm trying my best and really enjoying it. What I am…

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Generalist or Speciallist?

Which one should you choose? This question comes up a lot. I've just come across an article about this very question and thought it would be useful to share it. It takes a step back from HR and L&D and talks overall about the things to consider when…

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CPD Curration for the People Occupation

This blog is here to give you a list of items/activities that you could use as a basis for your CPD log. I'll only list items that I think will help with DPG assignments or support you in the workplace. I'm mainly looking for…

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Necessity of Reward Management

Lets have a discussion on the effectiveness of a successful reward management system in the organisations. Do you think it is an easy way to enhance the motivation of the workers?

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Sparking Joy

Ever since Marie Kondo introduced the concept of Spark Joy into our everyday language we have been looking at our lives in a slightly different way and not just our possessions. As a…

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A message to all DPG students

Dear Student,

Further to the government announcement that we are in lockdown, we want to assure you that your studies should not be affected.

Please continue to study your programme and submit your assessments for marking as in the usual way.  If you need any academic advice please reach out to your Facilitator through your usual channel of communication.

If you need to contact the Learning Experience Co-ordinators, please use the usual contact methods:

Here at DPG, we expect to be busier than usual so it may take us a little longer to reply to your queries.  Please bear with us and we will respond to any contact from you as soon as possible.

Thank you for your continued support during this time.


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