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Applying Psychology to Work

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Signposts for Work

Signposts for Work has been developed as a theme within the Applying Psychology to Work Hub, providing tools, resources and short courses to help develop skills and knowledge towards preparing for new work or enhancing a current career journey.

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Success in Interviews - How to Use Psychology to Gain that Job! article icon

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Success in Interviews - How to Use Psychology to Gain that Job!

Interviews can feel very daunting, especially if it has been a while since your last one, or the job is one you are really excited about. There are ways to help overcome nerves and anxiousness, ensuring that you present your strengths in the best, and most confident way possible.

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What You Need to Know About Psychometrics

Employers increasingly use psychometrics in job shortlisting and assessment, to help them make recruitment decisions. Read on to find out more about why this is the case, what to expect and how to be more successful when taking these tests.

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Learn with Start Up Loans

A partnership designed to help UK businesses get off the ground and stay there.

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The Value of Emotional Intelligence in a Challenging Workplace article icon

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The Value of Emotional Intelligence in a Challenging Workplace

Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand, use, and manage emotions in positive ways to relieve stress, communicate effectively, empathise with others, overcome challenges, and defuse conflict. Developing emotional intelligence skills can help us to be more successful in both our personal and professional lives: developing better relationships; adapting to, and coping with, challenging situations; and improving mental wellbeing.

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Reframing Self-Limiting Beliefs

Self-limiting beliefs can often creep into our thoughts and lower our self-regard (respect and acceptance for ourselves, despite any shortcomings). However, even in challenging times, it is possible to consciously change how we think about ourselves, reframing unhelpful beliefs and building more confidence to achieve goals and positively move forward in life.

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Identifying Values – Finding the Things that Matter the Most to You for the Way You Live and Work article icon

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Identifying Values – Finding the Things that Matter the Most to You for the Way You Live and Work

Values are things that matter the most to you for the way you live and work. This article should help you to identify which ones are most important to you.

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Giving and Receiving Powerful Feedback

Have you thought about how you give feedback? Giving feedback in a more structured way using the AID (Action, Impact, Desired outcome) model may help for both highlighting positive behaviour, and challenging behaviour that needs developmental action.

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Everyone Can Learn to Coach! Coaching with the OSCAR Model

Do you feel you don’t know where to start with coaching, or need to refresh your skills? The OSCAR Coaching Model is a solutions-focused coaching model, with a simple structure to keep the coaching process focused, structured and time effective.

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Feeling Stuck in your Job or Career? The ACT Matrix may be the Tool you Need article icon

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Feeling Stuck in your Job or Career? The ACT Matrix may be the Tool you Need

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is an evidence-based therapy which offers simple tools to help deal with everyday life challenges, and effectively handle difficult thoughts and feelings, accepting what is out of our personal control and committing to action that improves our lives.

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Welcome to Applying Psychology to Work Hub

The Applying Psychology to Work hub is a collection of free resources (articles, videos, audios and courses) that have been curated by a team of applied psychologists within The Open University School of Psychology and Counselling. Read on and take part in activities to find out how it could be of benefit to you! 

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Explore your future entrepreneurial ideas

Do you aspire to be an entrepreneur? Do you have a business idea but you're not sure how to take this further? Or are you just interested in finding out more about becoming an entrepreneur? Then check out these FREE courses...

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