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September 12, 2016
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Sep

Keeping cool when verbally abused

This weekend I had to keep cool when verbally abused whilst staying at a hotel. Whilst it was shocking and stunned me, there are always lessons to be learnt from virtually every situation. I was staying in a lovely hotel in Yorkshire. My room was on a small corridor with four rooms. At about 12.30am...
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12
Sep

Inspirational Woman: Asma Shah | Founder of You Make It

Tell us a bit about yourself, background and what you do currently “You Make It” is not an employability scheme – that is just one of the outcomes,” says Asma as we sit in her Bethnal Green office discussing how one of the UK’s smallest yet most impactful charities is changing lives under her guidance....
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12
Sep

Vacancy of the week: Business Change Analyst

Xchanging is a business process and technology services provider and integrator. Listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:XCH), we have over 7,500 employees in ten countries, providing services to customers in 48 countries. We specialise in Insurance, Financial Services, Technology and Procurement, with processing skills and capabilities applicable to other vertical industry and market sectors....
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12
Sep

Vacancy of the week: Manager

CA Technologies provides IT management solutions that help customers manage and secure complex IT environments to support agile business services. It’s our aim to encourage global collaboration and innovation while supporting and developing our talented workforce. CA Technologies empowers its employees to drive success for both the business and themselves. Your Future Starts Here. The...
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12
Sep

Vacancy of the week: Underwriter

Job purpose/role: Underwrite profitable new and renewal business to meet Live Entertainment targets Negotiation of participation, pricing and terms and conditions Ownership of accounts / clients Develop and maintain relationships with brokers and clients Future challenges: Effective working within the global matrix Key responsibilities Underwrite Profitable business: Underwrite new and renewal accounts to meet top...
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12
Sep

British police to consider allowing female officers to wear burkas

Female police officers could be allowed to wear burkas in a bid to improve diversity within the force. West Midlands Police are considering a proposal to allow Muslim officers to wear traditional dress instead of a conventional police uniform. If the proposal were to be accepted, the force would become the first in the country...
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12
Sep

“Bionic”, paralysed and pregnant Claire Lomas first to finish Great North Run

Paralysed and pregnant, Claire Lomas became the first person to finish the Great North Run. Lomas, 36, wearing a bionic suit, completed the half marathon before the elite men, women or wheelchairs. She started the 13.1-mile course on Wednesday morning, crossing the finish line at 10am on Sunday. She walked the course using a revolutionary...
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12
Sep

In Her Shoes: Julia Bowler | Management Consultant, Capgemini

Who am I? I’m passionate about different languages and cultures. Having studied for my first degree in History and French at Leeds, I went on to do a master’s degree in Paris, during which I carried out research for a year across France and Algeria, prior to starting at Capgemini. Joining a company whose head...
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