New Year, New Job? Tackling The Pitfalls Of Promotion

Dr Mark Winwood | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK
Dr Mark Winwood

Climbing the professional ladder is a goal many people strive to attain. Motivated by the boost to self-esteem and confidence (not to mention the perk...

7 Motivational Steps To Start-Up Success

The Huffington Post UK | Shihab S Joi | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK

You’ve had a great idea, you want to turn it into a money-spinner, you’re ready to go it alone and start-up your dream business straight away. ...

Promotion - In a Rut or on a Rung!

Shirley Palmer | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Shirley Palmer

It takes a bit more than your academic credentials, your job skills and your performance to help you attain the executive level but first and foremost you need to have a plan and the right mindset. In order to help you focus on what you want I have listed some key steps to help you gain that promotion.

Louise Ridley

Really Hideous Timing For A 'Headless Day' Promotion | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment experienced a hideous PR fail when it launched a "headless day" promotion for its Sleepy Hollow DVD series, o...

The Secret Ingredient for Career Success...

Adeline Ginn | Posted 02.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adeline Ginn

A recent study of 500 boardrooms in the US showed that companies with three or more women on their board of directors experienced an 83% higher return on equity, a 73% boost in sales and a 112% higher return on invested capital.

Let's Get Promoted!

Ian Baxter | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK
Ian Baxter

People often tell me they're looking for career development. Being promoted usually offers advantages including a bigger salary and better benefits. ...

Adventures in Indie Publishing: Part Three

Chris Saunders | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Chris Saunders

Market primed, you can finally hit 'publish.' The KDP service allows you to utilize various promotional offers, such as discounted pricing or offering your book free for a limited time. With X: A Collection of Horror, I opted for the latter.

Top 10 Ways to Avoid the Mistakes of 2013 | Posted 09.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As the delight of Christmas begins to fade, our minds turn to 2014. Will we be bigger, brighter, and better in the New Year, or will we just repeat the same mistakes that plagued us in 2013? If you want to shake things up and have a wonderful 2014 take a look at these top 10 tips.

People Are Not a Number. Why it's Important to Recognise Talent Within an Organisation

Karen Hester | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Hester

I have witnessed people's expectations of life and career change significantly over the last 20 years, especially for women. Today, when young people choose a career, there's a high expectation to move quickly and progress. If talent isn't recognised early, then these people can quickly become frustrated and demotivated.

Communicate In Colour...

Malcolm Levene | Posted 04.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Malcolm Levene

Great communicators are fully conscious of their words, physical gestures, appearance and grooming. That's because they do not wish anything to act as a distraction from their communication style. Also, they are top-notch listeners. They research robustly, read lots, and endeavour to mix in different cultural settings.

Breaking Through Glass Borders

Harriet Lamb | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Harriet Lamb

We all know about that infamous glass ceiling. But women are also held back behind glass borders too. Eight out of ten people posted overseas are men as organisations tend to discount women as strong candidates for those international assignments that are becoming increasingly important to climbing the career ladder.

Getting Your Mind in the Zone to Success

Paul Bailey | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Bailey

You've heard people say, "It's all in the mind," true enough half of our battles are won if only we are able to put our minds on it. As humans capable of dreaming and yearning for more in life, we set out to achieve different goals and embark on projects. But the sad thing is, most of these plans are left unfulfilled.

New Job? Don't Just Negotiate Salary, Negotiate Expectations as Well

Suzanne de Janasz | Posted 07.07.2013 | UK
Suzanne de Janasz

You are offered the job you've always wanted. At last--recognition for all your hard work and achievement. Surely, your spouse and children will be just as happy as you are. Or will they?

The Watford Experiment is Paying Dividends, But is It Sustainable?

Alex Ward | Posted 04.05.2013 | UK Sport
Alex Ward

In the face of these apocalyptic predictions, Watford have flourished from mid-table mediocrity to a club skyrocketing toward the top-flight. And with such ascendancy, the benefits of the Pozzo empire have come sharp into focus.

Irrationality of Managerial Merry-go-round Defies Logic of World's Most Unpredictable League

Matt Dathan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport
Matt Dathan

The fact that chairmen so consistently lose faith so soon into the season is baffling enough and shows the extent to which they are obsessed with the financial rewards of promotion and the fear of relegation.

Are Coffee Drinkers More Successful?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Do you guzzle copious cups of coffee throughout your working day? According to a recent survey, your caffeine habit not only reveals your love for lat...

Why Getting A Promotion Is Good For Your Heart (Not Just Your Bank Balance)

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

If you’ve just been promoted at work, it’s not just your bank balance that will look healthier – your heart could benefit too. According to r...

About Leadership: Grades

Bernie Bulkin | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK
Bernie Bulkin

Nearly every big company feels that employees must have a grade, that their position must be defined by a number and a title. So in investment banking a new bachelor's degree enters as an analyst, gets promoted (or not) to associate, then vice president, managing director, etc. We have grading systems for scientific and engineering personnel, for managers, for secretaries. Of course, tied to grade is (presumably) accountability and (almost certainly) reward.

The Comedy Girl Who Is Planning for the End of the World In 2012

John Fleming | Posted 28.02.2012 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

Throughout my life, whenever I have met people at parties and suchlike, they have always eventually asked that terribly British question: "What do you do?" I am buggered if I have ever been able to give a sensible answer.