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Whether it be management, customer service, staff or personal development training find out all you need to know here along with details on where to turn to for help. was founded in April 2008 and launched in September 2008, with the aim of providing information to women who wish to progress in their careers via networking and events.  The concept of the website is to provide services that not only help women develop themselves both personally and professionally, but also contributes to a wider strategy of supporting working women in the UK more broadly by bringing together the charity sector and potential entrepreneurs on to one common platform.


Train your mind on the tube: Five exercises to completely de-stress on your commute

Learn the top five ways to de-stress your commute. When you are travelling to or from work on the tube it may well be that your most common experience whilst you are pressed up against that not-so-fresh armpit, with someone’s bag lodged in an inconvenient part of your anatomy, that you are simply wishing to...
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How do you combat sexism at work?

Sexism at work has occurred in workplaces since women began working and it’s about time it was stamped out completely. The definition of sexism is the everyday discrimination against one sex within an institution. While there are more and more policies being brought in to combat this, there are small things that you and work...
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Employers say apprentices need help getting dressed for work

Apprentices need to work a lot harder on developing their professionalism at work compared to graduates, but there are little differences in key skills such as resilience, leadership and dealing with conflict. Institute of Student Employers (ISE) asked its members about the 76,000 entry-level staff they have hired over the last three years, including graduates, apprentices and...
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Is an IMPM for you? Sharon Cohen, Vice President, Fairmont Brand Management, AccorHotels, tells us how the program helped her

Sharon Cohen is Vice President of Fairmont Brand Management for AccorHotels in Paris, France and a graduate of the International Masters Program for Managers (IMPM). As the leader of the Fairmont brand, Sharon is responsible for Fairmont’s global brand strategy, product development and positioning and brand standards. She works closely with other teams in AccorHotels’...
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The MBA as a bridge to the real business world

Universities have modified their MBA programmes to include activities that confront participants with real-world business challenges.  The MBA is designed to propel professionals into the top echelons of the business world. But how do MBA programmes give students a taste of the real business action? While enrolled in an MBA programme, students want to be...
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Is an IMPM for you? Lili Hall, Founder, President & CEO of KNOCK Inc. tells us how the program helped her

Lili Hall is the founder, president and CEO of KNOCK Inc. and a graduate of the International Masters Program for Managers (IMPM). Lili Hall founded Minneappolis-based creative agency KNOCK Inc. in 2001 after 14 years in brand-building and business development with international brands. As KNOCK’s founder and president, Lili has grown KNOCK into a successful...
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Why management school is the key to advancing your management career

  By Dean Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou There are a number of reasons why managers and executives enrol in management development programs at a Masters level. Maybe you are looking for a higher salary, better networking opportunities, a promotion or even a change in career. Or perhaps you are just looking to challenge yourself with new knowledge,...
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Is hugging at work considered sexual harassment?

Advice by Peninsula Associate Director of Advisory, Kate Palmer Shares in Ted Baker have hit a three-year low after allegations of “forced hugging” about the fashion group’s founder and boss, Ray Kelvin. The company has insisted hugs are “part of Ted Baker’s culture, but are absolutely not insisted upon” so is hugging at work considered...
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