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Judging – why do it?

Picture Source: Thank you to Ken Huang for sharing his photo on Unsplash According to the Cambridge dictionary, to “Judge” is to form, give, or have an opinion, or to decide about something or someone, especially after thinking carefully. I agree with this, as it is…

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Being ‘Judgey’ and it’s allowed!

As an entrant in a variety of awards the whole experience felt really daunting. I had this theory that those who judged the awards were somehow a different species to the rest of us humans. That was when I decided to…

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Making a Difference through Feedback

In 2018, I was invited to judge at the UK Employee Experience Awards (fits my interest & expertise).  As a rookie, I found the process to be rather daunting - I felt a great weight of responsibility to do the…

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First Time Judge, Hints & Tips

Judging for the first time is daunting, here are my hints and tips based on my personal experience. I hope they help... 1. Give yourself plenty of time Give yourself time to read through the information provided by Awards International…

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Why become an Awards Judge?

So, what keeps me so enthusiastic and committed to judging - Is it the opportunity to network, identify prospective clients and contacts? No not really – we all know the facts & figures about referral. Is it the opportunity to…

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Why become an Awards Judge?

As a keen networker I knew I could utilise my contacts, but that this would be time consuming & in fairness my day job kept me busy. Having attended several awards events during my career & won a few of…

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Benefits of Awards & Judging them

Over the years, I’ve learnt so much from being involved in entering awards, winning awards & more recently being a ‘Head Judge’ at Awards events, that I wanted to share my experiences & try to motivate more of you to…

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