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The Future of the Career Landscape

Throughout history, people have often had “roles” on some level. The modern concept of jobs, however, goes back to only a couple of centuries ago and the industrial revolution. But for the past 200 years or so, jobs have evolved into careers, and become a source of meaning and purpose in our lives. If we...
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Prioritising female leadership right now is the sign of an enlightened business

Article provided by Rebecca Hourston, Managing Director, Working Parent & Executive, Talking Talent We’ve kept wishing the world would change. Almost overnight, the wish has been granted – only not quite in the way we’d imagined. Watching the Covid-19 pandemic sweep across the globe, forcibly shunting individuals, businesses, and entire economies into behaviour they’d never...
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Migrants continue to be vulnerable to human trafficking in the UK

Article provided by Athiei Ajuong Every year, thousands of migrant women and girls are brought to the UK and trafficked into the sex industry and, according to the latest governmental data, cases are on the rise. Recent media attention on the Rochdale grooming gang, Jeffrey Epstein and Prince Andrew has brought sex trafficking to the...
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Inspirational Woman: Nicki James | Founder, Just Brand You

At 30, Nicki James has achieved more than most people do in a lifetime. She currently runs her own multi-six figure Brand company, Just Brand You. Specialising in helping other female business owners through a combination of strategy and branding expertise, Nicki James has already won a legion of clients’ thanks in part to her...
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Inspirational Woman: Sarah Bolt | Founder & CEO, Forth

Originally from Bristol, Sarah started her career by doing a degree in communication studies at Coventry Uni. She then moved to London where she did a brief stint as a Music promoter. After that she started a corporate career in marketing, working for companies such as Virgin Media, Jack Daniels, and finally ended up at...
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Seven top tips for working and breastfeeding

Juggling work, household chores and breastfeeding is not easy. Whilst it may seem more convenient to bottle feed, there’s no denying the health benefits your baby will receive from breast feeding during this crucial stage of their lives. Here are seven top tips to do it all and still breastfeed your baby: 1) Try the...
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How to harness emotional resilience to create a positive impact in leadership roles

Chances are that in the course of your career you’ve taken personality tests like Myers Briggs to determine your working and leadership style. But when was the last time anyone provided you with resources to determine your emotional intelligence? This ‘softer’ side of leadership development is often overlooked but can make a significant difference to...
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Three challenges of remote working and how to overcome them

By Sarah Lewis, C.Psychol., Appreciating Change You’ll know from experience that some people find adapting to remote working easy, while for others it’s quite a challenge. What can we do as business owners, managers or members of staff to help ourselves and our colleagues make remote working a successful experience?  Successful for individuals as well...
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The three frustrations of a manager…and how to overcome them

It’s fair to say that every manager gets frustrated at times, as do we all, but in talking to all of the managers that I meet and work with these days, there are three particular frustrations that come up time and time again. Top of every manager’s list is how to get people to do...
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Supporting the Autistic Employee

In a society that lays claim to embrace diversity and inclusion, many of us who fall into any or many of the protected categories often find our needs overlooked. This is how it has been for me, as an autistic person. We are the weird kids, the loners, the ones who spend playtime and lunchtime...
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World Breastfeeding Week: Midwife shares top tips for breastfeeding confidently in public

While breastfeeding is the most natural way to feed your baby, many mothers feel nervous about feeding in public. In fact, a recent study by Lansinoh, who has been supporting breastfeeding mums for over 35 years, found that three quarters of mums feel more cautious about breastfeeding in public, as a direct result of COVID-19...
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What is the importance of role models within business? Navigating the race & gender divide with Mary Agbesanwa

From her position as a Management Consultant at PwC UK, Mary Agbesanwa strongly believes that “if you can’t see it, you can’t be it” when it comes to helping young professionals believe in their abilities to grow within a business. After being named as the number one Future Leader in INvolve’s EMpower Role Model List...
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