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career advice
delegation, manager, managing a team featured
17
Aug

Delegation | How to do it so it’s a win/win opportunity

Delegation is a great management tool, but it’s often overlooked or done very badly. In either scenario you are missing out on a great opportunity…and so are your team members.  Although delegation is often seen as a time management technique, it is in reality a development tool.  It’s a fantastic way to bring on the...
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make your mark career featured
14
Aug

Five tips on how to make your mark when carving your career

As A Level results loom and millennials are said to change career paths at least seven times within their lifetime, it is easy to feel a little lost with regards to how to make an impact within your industry. Here, the experts at Scottish Trust Deed give us their top 5 tips on how to...
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Women not given jobs in technology because they suck at interviews, study suggests (F)
10
Aug

Is a career in HR for you?

Article provided by Jo Sweetland, Mananing Partner, Green Park Human Resources (HR) is an industry growing fast in popularity, with the ONS estimating over 30,000 more people working in HR last year than five years earlier. However, with increased industry specialism and new career paths opening, it can seem a difficult profession to navigate and...
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09
Aug

Tips for the top

Women’s pay, position and perception among the UK workforce have taken centre stage this year. And, while action now needs to replace rhetoric in boardrooms across the country, there is an opportunity for female workers to have their voice heard and plan their next career move. Here, Clare Martin, Group HR Director at Jardine Motors...
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Ask Esther featured
07
Aug

Ask Esther…How do you ask for a promotion?

Esther Stanhope is international speaker and communications expert. A former BBC producer she’s rubbed shoulders with the likes of Madonna, George Clooney, Theresa May and Boris Johnson. She now helps talented people in business, like you to speak up in meetings and conferences, get their voice heard and radiate charisma, confidence, gravitas and credibity. If...
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01
Aug

Five ideas for showcasing your expertise when you are too shy to be shouty

I was recently at a networking event when one woman mentioned that her husband regularly wrote blog posts on LinkedIn to showcase his expertise. She shared that this was something she could never do due to nervousness. A lot of people feel like this. You know you’re doing great work but your don’t want to...
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elevate, burnout featured
31
Jul

Spotting and avoiding a burnout

Ruth Tongue and Lucy Faulks set up Elevate, a company which helps businesses improve the mental health and wellbeing of their workforce, as they had both experienced burnout. Burnout in women is a condition less talked about than in men, but equally as debilitating. Qualified nutritionist and sports scientist Ruth Tongue outlines the signs of...
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Laughing businesswoman at meeting
30
Jul

How to make meetings more effective

Meeting madness has taken hold and most of us have experienced it. Executives spend half their time in meetings (HBR July 2017) and in many organisations, managers rush from meeting to meeting, grabbing a few moments in between to deal with the emails piling up in their inboxes, and with little time to do the...
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