We are delighted to announce that Dr Amy Armstrong, Senior Faculty member in Ashridge Executive Education at Hult International Business School will be chairing the 12th Annual Employee Engagement Summit.
With just over six weeks to go until the highly anticipated annual Graduate Recruitment and Development conference, we are excited to reveal more speakers from prestigious brands including Dell, Google and Deloitte.
As the end of the year draws closer, and calendars for 2017 are starting to be filled, we are delighted to announce three confirmed speakers for our 10th Annual Graduate Recruitment event on 23rd February.
Ambitious people are hard workers. Whatever your talent, there is no substitute for knuckling down if you want to build a great career. But we all have limits, and taking on too much work can reduce the quality of what we do. How should you say no when your boss gives you a task too many?
The hardest part of work is getting started. It’s never been easy — there’s something about human nature that makes many of us wait and wait for the ‘perfect moment’ to open that Word doc or switch on the phones. However, science has shown that today’s plugged-in workforce genuinely has a tougher challenge than our ancestors.
Gender stereotypes like the new 'Nasty Woman' buzzword belong in the dark ages and should have no place in modern day society. Girls’ schools invest a lot of time and effort in teaching girls how to be assertive, confident and resilient. Is this “nasty women” message one we really want to be giving our daughters, or re-enforcing to our sons?
Once again we are at that time of the year when thoughts turn to Christmas parties. For many this is an opportunity to socialise with friends and colleagues, and for employers to thank their staff and encourage employee integration.
As we move towards the New Year, when new budgets are being prepared and hiring processes are given a fresh lease of life, it is vital that we are vigilant about the way in which we recruit staff. It can be tempting to seek out familiar options during times of uncertainty, such as in wake of Brexit and Donald Trump’s victory in America.
The way we choose to look and dress is seen as a way of expressing our personalities and beliefs. In the UK we have a lot of freedom around what we can wear in public but the issue around workplace dress codes, specifically in reference to religious beliefs, remains a controversial and difficult area to navigate.