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November 6, 2017
Fiona McDonnell
06
Nov

In Her Shoes: Fiona McDonnell | Director, Beer, Wines & Spirits, EU, Amazon

  Fiona has over 25 years in the consumer products industry, working for large brands including Kellogg’s, Kraft Jacobs Suchard, Nike and McCormick (Schwartz, Thai Kitchen, and Kamis). She joined Amazon in 2015 as Director of Toys, and took responsibility for Amazon’s European Beer, Wine and Spirits business at the end of 2016. Fiona has...
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06
Nov

Ben Affleck: “More women need to be pushed to power”

Ben Affleck has spoken out about the sexual harassment accusations in the entertainment industry, promising to be ‘part of the solution’. The Justice League actor told the Associated Press that the Weinstein, Toback and Hoffman allegations have made him evaluate his own behaviour. He told the publication it was important for two things to happen:...
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female journalists
06
Nov

Female journalists create network to tackle sexual harassment in media

In the wake of the #MeToo campaign, a group of leading female journalists have created a professional network to raise awareness of sexual harassment. The Second Source was co-founded by Rosamund Urwin who set up the alternative professional network to make a ‘cultural change’ in the media industry. Urwin explained, “This isn’t – as some...
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BNY Mellon logo new featured
06
Nov

Job of the week: Specialist Developer | Dorset

BNY Mellon are looking for a Senior Java Lead who will be part of Corporate Trust EMEA Technology team at Bank of New York Mellon based in Poole, Dorset. The successful candidate will be passionate about technology, enthusiastic and keen to succeed. Responsibilities: Key responsibilities include but are not limited to: • Ability to lead developers,...
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SAP logo featured
06
Nov

Why work at SAP?

SAP is the world’s largest business software company – founded in 1972 and headquartered in Walldorf, Germany. We employ more than 85,000 people globally, serving over 350,000 customers in more than 180 countries. What makes SAP such a special place to work? We don’t just create game-changers like the SAP HANA in-memory database and real-time...
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Mentor, apprentice
06
Nov

Don’t give up on mentoring! | Future Leaders Blog

Many mentoring programmes fail, despite the best of intentions and even well laid out plans. But it doesn’t have to be that way – and the answer spells ‘organic mentoring’. If you’re not familiar with the concept, then let us have a quick look at it. Organic Mentoring Organic mentoring is when mentoring happens naturally,...
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carols
06
Nov

The Eve Appeal’s Festival of Carols

 On Thursday 7th December, The Eve Appeal will be holding their annual Festival of Carols at the beautiful church of St. Botolph-without-Bishopsgate, right in the heart of London. This truly magical event brings everyone together to celebrate the festive season and remember the women and families who have been and are affected by gynaecological cancers....
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