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  • sweet spot

    Working It: Can you speak your mind in the office?

    • 13 Sep 2022
    • Isabel Berwick, Sophia Smith

    Last week, The Intercept reported that Amazon would ban words like “union,” “compensation” and “diversity” from an internal employee messaging system which is set to pilot later this month.

  • working it

    Working It: Welcome to the new world of work

    • 16 Aug 2022
    • Isabel Berwick, Sophia Smith

    Hello, and welcome to the new Working It newsletter.

  • alumni networks

    Are you in on the secret? Why alumni networks are flourishing

    • 9 Aug 2022
    • Sophia Smith

    It was a little bit like getting an invite to a secret after-party.

  • chef's training

    What my chef’s training taught me about journalism

    • 26 Jul 2022
    • Madison Darbyshire

    The challenge of hiking in Scotland, I discovered in the Highlands with absolutely no one else around, is that the weather can change in a flash.

  • battlefield lessons

    Battlefield lessons for the modern workplace

    • 12 Jul 2022
    • Pilita Clark

    I cannot remember exactly how old I was the first time I held a gun, but I was almost certainly in my teens, growing up on my parents’ farm.

  • hybrid working

    Hybrid working enters a third dimension

    • 28 Jun 2022
    • Janina Conboye

    After two years in my spare bedroom, I decided to switch things up and went to work in a café in my east London neighbourhood. As I settled in, I realised the WiFi was so slow that I could not even send emails. Long black coffee barely finished, I was forced back home.

  • Lucy Kellaway

    Four big lessons for getting the most out of a career change

    • 21 Jun 2022
    • Lucy Kellaway

    Most salaried workers share two things: a dislike for their jobs and a reluctance to leave them. Breaking through the inertia takes something big.

  • boomerang employees

    Boomerang employees: returning with new skills and experience

    • 31 May 2022
    • Emma Jacobs

    In 2018, Lien Ceulemans left Salesforce for a new job at Google in London. She returned to the cloud software group, becoming a “boomerang” employee, last year. “The people I used to work with reached out when a role came up.”

  • office is fine

    The office is fine but the commute is still atrocious

    • 24 May 2022
    • Pilita Clark

    It rained and rained in London last Tuesday. There was a Tube strike. The buses were packed. The roads were choked. The news from Ukraine was sickening.

  • tribal

    Why a more tribal work life might be a good thing

    • 10 May 2022
    • Gillian Tett

    Many of us in America and Europe are tiptoeing back into the office. For some, it’s a relief; for others, a curse. Either way, as we reacclimatise it is worth considering how the Covid-19 lockdowns have increased our tendency to be tribal beings.

  • job resignation

    The Great Resignation: Challenges in Financial Recruitment

    • 12 Apr 2022
    • John Carson

    Learn how companies plan to attract top financial professionals in a disrupted market.

  • How to live Danishly, but without moving to Denmark

    • 10 Dec 2017
    • Robert Baker

    Most of us now consider work-life balance more important than salary in defining our job and life satisfaction.

  • Maximise the power of your professional network and unlock your career potential

    • 17 Nov 2017
    • Mike Trollope

    Today’s finance jobs market is highly competitive. And if you are already well on your way to ascending the career ladder, the chances are that despite your impressive CV, on paper you probably tick just as many boxes as your equally qualified counterparts.

  • Tech entrepreneurs, leaders and managers

    • 3 Nov 2017
    • Kai Murray

    The UK needs many more IT innovators yet it’s not the lack of entrepreneurs with ideas that holds us back.

  • UK Businesses Must Step Up Their Recruitment Game To Win Top Talent

    • 17 Oct 2017
    • Mike Trollope

    There is a national skills shortage in the UK, especially the senior end of the finance sector. UK businesses must, therefore up their game if they want to recruit the best people.

  • Successful leaders only do three things…

    • 30 Aug 2017
    • Kai Murray

    Kai Murray of Shirlaws Group explains the essential elements of leadership.

  • Executive books for the beach: what are senior management reading on holiday this summer?

    • 11 Jul 2017
    • James Dunne

    Executive books for the beach: what are senior management reading on holiday this summer?

  • Agile working: put your faith in the (female) workforce and you’ll get productivity back in spades.

    • 13 May 2017
    • Andrew Kennedy

    Agile working: put your faith in the (female) workforce and you’ll get productivity back in spades.

  • A nation of shopkeepers and why we need to change the way we educate engineers.

    • 24 Apr 2017
    • James Dunne

    A nation of shopkeepers and why we need to change the way we educate engineers. The importance of Higher Education in the future but why we need new universities.

  • The HRD in the technological age

    • 9 Apr 2017
    • Bill Mitchell

    Why HRDs need to grasp the opportunity to use technology to their advantage. People are not necessarily an organisation's greatest asset?