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May 8, 2017
08
May

Brexit, Trump and the rise of populism are hot topics at 2017’s Global Female Leaders Summit

Brexit, US President Donald Trump and the rise of extreme populism are amongst the hot topics at 2017’s Global Female Leaders Summit in Berlin, Germany.  With the defeat of right-wing Marine Le Pen in the French elections fresh in delegates’ minds, the Global Female Leaders summit kicked off with hard hitting questions. Stephanie Foster, Partner, Smash...
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Anna Wintour
08
May

Editor of Vogue Anna Wintour is made a dame at Buckingham Palace

Anna Wintour, the British-born editor-in-chief of US Vogue, became a dame on Friday for services to fashion and journalism. Wintour began her career as editorial assistant at Harper’s & Queen in 1970, and has been the editor-in-chief of American Vogue since 1988. She is also the artistic director of the publishing giant, Conde Nast. The fashion...
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Millennials
08
May

Millennials feel under-appreciated and dissatisfied in their careers, according to independent study

A study has found that only 30 per cent of Millennials felt supported by their employer, and are generally unhappy within their careers. The independent study was conducted by business psychologist Susan Scott, who assessed 61 UK-based 21-32 year olds. She asked them to rate their working life on a one to five scale, with...
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team holding hands, mental health featured
08
May

Top companies for supporting employee mental health

The top companies for supporting employee mental health have been revealed in the first Mind Workplace Wellbeing Index. The Environment Agency topped the index alongside Ark Conway Primary Academy, a primary school in West London – both receiving a Gold award, the most prestigious accolade. Companies were awarded either, ‘gold, silver’ bronze’ or ‘committed to...
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emails
08
May

How to manage your emails

…and enjoy your holiday too! Deciding how to manage your emails whilst you’re on holiday is a decision that can affect both the quality of your break and the ease of your return to the office. If I were to ask you “how do you deal with your emails when you are on holiday?” you’re...
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MTV
08
May

Emma Watson awarded first gender-neutral MTV TV & Movie Award

On Sunday, Emma Watson became the first recipient of a gender-neutral acting prize at the MTV TV & Movie Awards.   She won the award at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles for her starring role as Belle in Disney’s Beauty & the Beast. The MTV TV & Movie Awards follows the Grammy Awards in...
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passive aggressive behaviour featured
08
May

Dealing with passive aggressive behaviour in the workplace

You approach the group speaking in hushed tones at the water cooler and the conversation stops. You make requests of your colleagues, and are met with silence. You say, “There’s something strange going on here” and the perpetrator replies, “I don’t know what you’re talking about.” What you’re experiencing is passive aggressive behaviour. If you’re...
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