We all know the extroverts in our business. They’re the confident, decisive, dynamic and outgoing ones who enjoy being leaders of the pack. You may well be one of them. Like introverts, they can make an invaluable contribution to a company’s success, but their strengths and skills need to be nurtured to get the very best out of them…
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The economic downturn has been tough for almost everyone, but if you’re a woman you might be feeling particularly hard done by. We look at the evidence and the hope that better times are ahead…
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Over the past year, a steady stream of surveys and reports has shown that women still face significant issues of pay inequality and discrimination in the workplace.
I’m lucky enough to work with some of the brightest and inspirational people in the UK through my company Operation Enterprise – youngtrepreneurs of all ages, academic abilities and backgrounds, who combine their college and school studies with developing their businesses.
When my team and I first walk in to a room packed with the next group of students ready to engage with our programmes, the excitement and enthusiasm
Following on from our Pursuing a Career in Retail article last week, we spoke to Kathy Allison, the Head of HR at boohoo.com to talk about her role and graduate opportunities within the retail industry.Could you describe your career so far, and how you ended up where you are today?
I got my first management role in the hospitality sector at Moat House Hotels where I then went on to join Radisson Blu as a People Development Manager. I worked across a number of HR roles so this really gave me a great understanding of