Camilla Barnard

When can you do it yourself, and when do you need an expert? Subscription

26 Feb 2016 | By Camilla Barnard

Over the years, we’ve had to work out when we need external brilliance

Jennifer Baker

Appraisals aren't just for bosses - use the opportunity Subscription

06 Nov 2015 | By Jennifer Baker

As year-end approaches, many organisations will be embarking on annual appraisals

Jonathan Fitchew

The Apprentice shows negotiation is an interview lost art Subscription

29 Oct 2015 | By Jonathan Fitchew

This month saw the return of Lord Sugar, back to dress down the next generation of business hopefuls in The Apprentice

Jennifer Baker

Highly successful people make the most of their mistakes Subscription

09 Oct 2015 | By Jennifer Baker

As you progress in your career, the world of business can at times be ruthless

Jennifer Baker

Loads of applications but no interviews? How to get a job Subscription

11 Sep 2015 | By Jennifer Baker

Submitted hundreds of applications and had no success?

City workers

Myth or reality? Can you find the perfect work-life balance? Subscription

12 Aug 2015 | By Jennifer Baker

When we step back and don’t proactively manage ourselves, our work-life balance gets out of kilter

Jennifer Baker

Create a better work-life balance - it's critical Subscription

24 Jul 2015 | By Jennifer Baker

We’re used to hearing about the ‘work-life balance’ – for good reason!

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Taming the email beast: bring in some rules to win back time Subscription

22 May 2015 | By Jennifer Baker

We’ve forgotten how emails revolutionised communication, enabling faster responses and better services for our customers

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We need to talk about gender diversity in the industry

23 Feb 2015 | By Megan Tatum

The challenge lies in tackling subconscious biases that continue to block talented female candidates from promotion

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…

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Chris Stemman takes charge at British Coffee Association Subscription

27 May 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Stemman has been UK group technical manager at own-label coffee supplier Fine Foods International for the past 18 years

Richard Baker

Richard Baker joins Motor Fuel Group as retail director Subscription

24 May 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Baker spent 37 years with Tesco since joining in 1978 as a part-time student

blakemore retail

Blakemore records highest ever recruitment rate

23 May 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Across the year to April 2016, Blakemore Trade Partners took on more than 200 new independent Spar stores

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Poundland donates £800,000 carrier bag charge cash to charity

23 May 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Retailer has raised more than £2m for Macmillan since 2009

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RSPCA's Jeremy Cooper under fire from animal campaigners Subscription

20 May 2016 | By Kevin White

The former boss of the Freedom Food welfare assurance scheme has become embroiled in a row over RSPCA’s future direction

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Morrisons to use mystery shoppers to monitor store standards Subscription

20 May 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons is bringing in a mystery shopping agency to monitor availability, customer service and store standards

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ABP chief executive Paul Finnerty to step down Subscription

19 May 2016 | By Julia Glotz

Current COO Frank Stephenson will take over as CEO from 1 October

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Harrogate Water Brands announces 40% growth of workforce Subscription

19 May 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Sales of Highland Spring were up 6.5% to £94.6m in the year to 30 January

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Diageo appoints former Bacardi CEO as chairman Subscription

18 May 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Javier Ferrán will replace outgoing chairman Dr Franz Humer

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