Author Archives for Cicely Ward

Ultimate Guide to People Management & Workforce Planning

05/10/21 Operations

As businesses navigate through the second year of challenges and uncertainty, it is more important than ever to ensure that people professionals are consistently progressing their people management skills. Whether your business is product or service-based, we need to be...
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How The Role of HR Is Changing

05/08/21 Operations

As a leader in people management and HR, it is fascinating to see just how the role has shifted in direction particularly over the past few years since the global pandemic. My days in HR & Operations involve doing multiple...
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The Perks of Embryo & What Makes Us So Special

01/07/21 General News #TeamEmbryo Operations

We’re halfway through 2021 already, and Embryo has shown tremendous growth over the past 6 months. We have launched our hybrid workplace and we have also welcomed new team members in our Content, PPC, SEO and Website projects departments. The...
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Channelling Unexpected Life Stress & Turning it into A Positive

04/06/21 Operations

There are lots of changes happening in the world right now, businesses such as ourselves are planning their return to the office, recruiting team members, ensuring finances are stable and planning for the future. On top of this, not only...
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Preparing your team for a hybrid workplace

13/05/21 Operations

This week at Embryo, we are pleased to announce that we have finally been able to deliver our plan for returning to the office for our lovely (and very excited) digital marketing team members. A lot of time and consideration...
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CIPD Diaries- The CIPD Profession Map (2018) & Values

06/04/21 Operations

I am so excited to share that after much thought and consideration over the past year, I have finally decided to start my CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel Development) Level 5 Diploma in People Management qualification, whilst carrying out my...
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Embryo Launches Wellness Wednesday

02/03/21 Operations

Promoting an active and healthy lifestyle is currently more important than ever as we wait for our lockdown 3.0 rules to ease off, in order for us to be able to take part in our gym classes again. Personally, I...
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Tracking Your Team Capacity using OKRs

09/02/21 Operations

This weekend I watched a film about the story behind McDonald’s, I had seen it come up on sky quite a few times, but I never gave it a moments thought until I lost the vote on the movie selection...
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Four Career Tips Embryo Have Taught Me

12/01/21 Operations

The first week of January 2021 marked my two years anniversary at the company (two extremely fast years I might add). So, I wanted to discuss some of the key things that I have learnt in my role as Operations...
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The Embryo Development Programmes 2021

15/12/20 Operations

Towards the end of the year, before the launch of our re-brand, I was thinking about what my goals were going to be for 2021. One of which I knew was that I wanted to invest more time into working...
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