Jennifer Baker

Self-awareness is key to effective team communications Subscription

18 Dec 2014 | By Jennifer Baker

During the course of my work I’m always intrigued to understand why we naturally click with some people…

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Taking stock: even when work is busy, you need to prioritise Subscription

06 Dec 2014 | By Jimmy Cregan

I’m writing this column sat in the snug part of a pub (playing horrific regional radio) in St Ives, Cornwall…

Jennifer Baker

Successful leadership involves more than just 'doing' Subscription

22 Nov 2014 | By Jennifer Baker

Moving into leadership is probably one of the biggest steps you will take in your career…

Football

Adaptive behaviour is the true key to employability today Subscription

16 Nov 2014 | By Jonathan Fitchew

When ‘Super Mario’ Balotelli was signed at Liverpool, his legacy preceded him…

Jimmy Cregan

As Jimmy's becomes debt-free, here's to living in the moment Subscription

08 Nov 2014 | By Jimmy Cregan

Jimmy’s Iced Coffee just became debt free. That’s correct. We don’t owe anyone anything, not even a penny…

Jobs for young people

Take charge and get ahead in your career curve Subscription

26 Oct 2014 | By Jennifer Baker

Successful industries are constantly reinventing themselves, even when things are going well…

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Aim to speed up the initiation process for new employees Subscription

18 Oct 2014 | By Jonathan Fitchew

Facebook’s chief information officer, Tim Campos, famously claimed all employees joining the business would be up and runn…

Jimmy Cregan

Learn from Steve Jobs: no detail is too small in business Subscription

12 Oct 2014 | By Jimmy Cregan

To seriously believe you’re going to change the world means you have to be solely and seriously focused on one thing: succ…

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Discounter copycats are a threat to brands and consumers Subscription

04 Oct 2014 | By David Sables

Imagine you’ve been out of the country for five years and now you are walking around an Aldi or Lidl…

Jonathan Fitchew

Independence: should we go it alone on recruitment? Subscription

21 Sep 2014 | By Jonathan Fitchew

Before everyone gets up in arms, let me put it out there: I am Scottish-born…

Jimmy Cregan

Planning a PR stunt? Ask for forgiveness, not permission Subscription

13 Sep 2014 | By Jimmy Cregan

I thought a giant one-tonne hailstone full of Jimmy’s Iced Coffee crashing on to the beach would be pretty fun…

Tesco Trowbridge

Dave Lewis era at Tesco heralds joined-up business plans

07 Sep 2014 | By David Sables

Tesco still commands about £1 in every £8 spent on all UK retail spending…

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Three key ingredients all successful people have in common Subscription

28 Aug 2014 | By Jennifer Baker

What do successful people have in common? We may think they’re cleverer, have luckier breaks and are more ruthless…

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'Selling' roles: there is a place for creativity in hiring Subscription

21 Aug 2014 | By Jonathan Fitchew

Working in sales recruitment, I face the challenge of selling a sales career to less-than-willing graduates…

David Sables

Don't skirt around the point - there is no harm in asking! Subscription

09 Aug 2014 | By David Sables

We are constantly fed a myth soup about selling and negotiation…

Jobs for young people

Taking a summer break? It's time to SWOT up on your career Subscription

02 Aug 2014 | By Jennifer Baker

It’s that time of year again, with many people heading off to a well-earned summer break…

Jonathan Fitchew

Recruiters should check facts about candidates

26 Jul 2014 | By Jonathan Fitchew

As a bit of a holiday traditionalist, I walked into a travel agent and explained what I wanted…

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Ten years after Gü... launching a product is harder than ever Subscription

22 Jul 2014 | By James Averdieck

I set up Gü Puds in 2003. We had to go through all the palaver any new food business goes though…

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Why not just outlaw the obviously unfair trading practices? Subscription

10 Jul 2014 | By David Sables

I’m often accused of emotive language when discussing the Groceries Code Adjudicator…

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Peak performance: some sporting advice to take into work Subscription

05 Jul 2014 | By Jennifer Baker

With World Cup fever about to reach its climax, I truly enjoy learning from diverse and successful athletes…

Jonathan Fitchew

How to assemble a World Cup-winning formation at work Subscription

28 Jun 2014 | By Jonathan Fitchew

The England boys may be out of the running, but I’m staying glued to the world stage with just one question…

James Averdieck

Entrepreurial start-ups are now the cool places to work Subscription

21 Jun 2014 | By James Averdieck

When I was leaving university, there was a very conventional career path for ambitious top-flight graduates…

Jennifer Baker

The career advice I'd give now to my 22 year old self Subscription

08 Jun 2014 | By Jennifer Baker

The other day I read an article with the headline: ‘If I were 22 again what advice would I give myself?’…

FACTORY-WORKERS

Recruitment is changing - but job boards aren't dead yet Subscription

31 May 2014 | By Jonathan Fitchew

The speculated end of the job board used to be just a whisper – these days it’s an open debate…

James Averdieck

Let's not just export products - let's export our expertise

24 May 2014 | By James Averdieck

I have banged on before about us not exporting enough food and drink as a nation…

Chris Bull

Rik de Vos to take over as McBride CEO as Bull steps down

20 Dec 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

Own-label household and personal care giant McBride has announced chief executive Chris Bull is standing down…

Crawshaws

Crawshaw names Lidl UK's Noel Collett as CEO

18 Dec 2014 | By Edward Devlin

Northern butchery chain Crawshaw Group has appointed former Lidl executive Noel Collett as its new CEO.

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McBride CEO Chris Bull leaves business 'with immediate effect'

18 Dec 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

Own-label household and personal care giant c is standing down with immediate effect.

Andy Clarke, Asda

Asda's Andy Clarke to take over IGD presidency in January

17 Dec 2014 | By Andrew Don

Asda chief executive Andy Clarke will step into Mars Chocolate UK and global retail president Fiona Dawson’s shoes as president of the IGD from the new year.

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Sainsbury's links with GLA to tackle labour exploitation

17 Dec 2014 | By Andrew Don

Sainsbury’s has linked with the Gangmaster Licensing Authority (GLA) to deliver bespoke training for its suppliers.

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Pessina steps up as interim head of Walgreens Boots Alliance

14 Dec 2014 | By Andrew Don

Alliance Boots’ executive chairman Stefano Pessina is to become ­acting chief executive…

Trevor Masters

Dave Lewis 'close' to appointing new Tesco UK MD Subscription

12 Dec 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis is close to appointing a new UK MD to replace Chris Bush, who left the company for good last week…

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Coca-Cola and SABMiller pick CEO to lead new African venture

12 Dec 2014 | Updated: 12 Dec 2014 | By Edward Devlin

Coca-Cola and brewer SABMiller have named the new chief executive for their proposed bottling joint venture in Africa.

Nick Canney

Nick Canney becomes UK & Ireland MD at Innocent

12 Dec 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Smoothie maker Innocent has ramped up its executive team as it seeks to reverse falling UK sales…

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