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

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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

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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…

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22 Nov 2014 | By Jennifer Baker

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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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M&S to close nine of its stores as part of estate review

30 Jul 2015 | By Andrew Don

M&S is closing the stores because they are considered not to be fit for the future and in the wrong locations to serve its customers.

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P&G appoints company veteran as Lafley successor Subscription

29 Jul 2015 | By Edward Devlin

Procter & Gamble veteran David Taylor is stepping into the shoes of AG Lafley when the chief executive and president of the global consumer goods group steps down in November.

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GroceryAid raises record £4.5m

28 Jul 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

Charity launches Carers Initiative and support packages for short-term crises

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West Horsley Dairy becomes first ever dairy to be Living Wage accredited employer

28 Jul 2015 | By Megan Tatum

The Surrey based dairy will now pay all of its nearly 100 staff a minimum of £7.85 per hour

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Paul Monk joins Seabrook Crisps as chairman Subscription

25 Jul 2015 | By Edward Devlin

Former Golden Wonder chief executive Paul Monk is taking a seat on the board of Seabrook Crisps as chairman

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Crunch talks over future of Young's Seafood sites in Scotland Subscription

24 Jul 2015 | By Kevin White

“All options”, including the sale of two Scottish Young’s Seafood plants, will be considered by the company…

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Gary Mills made Morrisons group retail director Subscription

24 Jul 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons has appointed former Tesco Northern Ireland boss Gary Mills as group retail director

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Supply chain professionals still not fully represented at board level

24 Jul 2015 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Almost 60% of logistics professionals in FMCG feel underrepresented at senior board level.

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Tesco's Future Farmer Foundation enters new phase

23 Jul 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Programme aims to help young people make a start in the world of agriculture

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