Resources: News

The Resources Library provides all kinds of interesting small articles, training and learning tools, research papers and ‘think-pieces’ plus other materials that are all free to use (for non-commercial purposes).

Tribute to Barry Hulyer, Community Developer

Today brings some very sad news. Barry Hulyer – a community star and inspiration – has died. Way back in the 1980s I was lucky to work with Barry and be trained by him. We worked on many projects together. Anti damp (housing) campaigns; launching and raising money for St Richards community centre and loads

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Remote meetings and teaching: a warm-up method

So much is happening remotely now.  We are all having to get used to relating to others at a distance, and participating in meetings, groups or teaching on-line in zoom, teams etc.   Some like this more than others, and we want everyone to participate and get the most out of on-line sessions.  Here is a

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Top tips for the home-based worker or student

Are you working from home or studying at home?  Lots of us are embarking on this for the first time.  I have chatted to many colleagues who work at home and I’ve been home-based for many years. I have distilled lots of advice into just five tips that will really help get you settled into,

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Becoming more employable – use this assessment tool

‘Employability’ has become a big issue in business and a major hurdle for job-hunters, young people especially.  With so many graduates job-hunting, and ‘credentialism’ having so inflated entry levels for jobs, getting on that first rung of the employment ladder or making a career move can be a challenge.  Sometimes young people are so focussed

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New website – a big welcome to you :)

If you have just landed on the Jim Simpson Consultancy website here, then hello to you and thanks so much for visiting.  All users are really valued and you help to shape and deepen our research and development. On this newly shaped website you will find lots of articles, think-pieces and learning resources.  Also our

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