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January 8, 2018
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Over 500 UK companies reveal large gender pay gap

Over 500 UK companies have released their gender pay gaps under new Government rules, revealing shocking pay disparities. Among the 527 companies who announced their gender pay gap data on Saturday, Phase Eight and EasyJet reported a gap of over 50 per cent. Phase Eight had the biggest average difference, with men being paid nearly...
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BBC’s China editor, Carrie Gracie quits over equal pay

The BBC’s China editor, Carrie Gracie has resigned from her role over the equal pay row. Gracie cited in an open letter that she was quitting over pay inequality for the BBC’s international editors. Although Gracie has resigned from her post in Beijing, she will remain with the BBC. The letter said, “My name is...
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What is Strength Based Leadership
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Jan

Thought leadership: how to share your best ideas and boost your career

A consultant client of mine, Susie, was a brilliant leader whose career had stalled. As a teenager she was the entrepreneurial, save-the-planet one who set up litter picking groups and raised money for the RSPCA. But in the corporate world, she’d struggled to fully find her voice and she lost momentum as a result. Perhaps...
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Recommended Read: Focus in the age of distraction | Jane Piper

The world of work has changed rapidly over the last 20 years, but despite this, our way of working hasn’t kept up and with the increasing use of technology, we’re working longer and harder than ever before and, contrary to popular belief about multi-tasking, finding it harder to concentrate on one task at a time....
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How to make a good first impression | Infographic

Scientists squabble over the exact time it takes to make a first impression, but most agree we form lasting opinions within seconds of meeting someone. Whether it’s a barista, first date or potential business client, here’s how to impress in that snap-moment without appearing too keen. Image credit: On Stride
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