Dawn Exley

Dawn Exley

Dawn is an experienced, pragmatic HR professional, with a proven track record of operating autonomously using a high degree of initiative. She is passionate about her work and enjoys building strong, lasting relationships. Dawn has a broad generalist background, and her particular areas of expertise include TUPE, organisational change and employee relations. Dawn is highly motivated and is equally comfortable providing support, advice and guidance at senior management and first line level.

Dawn is also a Certified Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP).

If you’d like to benefit from Dawn’s expertise, get in touch using the contact form on the right, or call 01604 763 494. If you’re not ready to pick up the phone yet, read more about our HR services.

Dawn's Recent Blog Posts

HR, collaborative working, workplace, generosity, creative working, employment, employees

The more collaborative we are in our approach to work, the more productive we are. This statement isn’t the product of idle speculation. Research by the Academy of Management has shown this to be true.

29th March 2021
Agile working, HR, flexibility, employment, Human Resources,

If the world of work has learned one thing from the global pandemic, it’s that nothing is for certain. Just think back 12 months. We were all a little puzzled and bemused - perhaps a mite concerned. What was this coronavirus that appeared intent on gatecrashing our lives? How worried should we be? Well, now we know.

03rd March 2021
HR, employee recognition, effectiveness, reward,

What does Employee Recognition actually mean … and does it matter?

Let’s begin with a standard definition - Employee recognition is the open acknowledgement and expressed appreciation for an employee’s contributions to their organisation.

17th February 2021
HR for 2021, looking ahead, future tends, business development, human resources, Covid, pandemic, optimism

2020 may be a year you’ll wish to forget – and you don’t need me to explain the reasons. But just hold on a minute! Maybe it’s up to us to make 2020 a year to remember … for the sake of our businesses and our people.

11th January 2021
Remote working, grievances, disciplinaries, employees, workforce, home working, Human Resources, Business, leadership, management

Is 2020 proving to be the most challenging year yet for your business? With so much disruption going on, so many plans and strategies to consider, it can be easy to lose sight of everyday business. But it won’t go away, just because you’re having to deal with coronavirus issues. One of these is employee disciplinary and grievance.

17th November 2020
HR, Zoom, online conferencing, employees, leadership

Could all our online conferencing be affecting our sleep patterns?

23rd October 2020
HR in a crisis, HR strategy, pandemic, Covid-19, workplace disruption

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the most radical social and workplace disruption that many of us are likely to face - ever. 

05th October 2020
People skills, employees, employers, Human Resources, time management, communication

Have you noticed? We tend to take people skills for granted. We assume that they’re important in the workplace. We know that, in order to foster a positive and fruitful workplace, it’s important that everyone gets on. But what does this mean in today’s climate? With so many people working from home, do social and personal skills matter as much?

31st August 2020
Furlough, downsize, redundancy, business, HR, government support

As an employer, is yours one of the many firms that have been forced to furlough staff during the coronavirus pandemic? If so, you need to be aware that, from now on, it’s ‘all change’.

20th August 2020
Flexible furlough, employment law, employers, employees, business, job retention scheme

In our last blog, we looked at the issue of easing your people back into work in a way that considers their expectations as well as yours. In the last few months, you may have been bringing your employees back to work on a part-time basis, taking advantage of the government’s flexible furlough scheme.

30th July 2020

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