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Women should work harder at networking

Women should work harder at networking

By Heather McGregor Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Building a network of contacts isn't 'calculating': all top leaders do it, says Heather McGregor.

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20 February 2015

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19 February 2015

Hot-desking may be the height of fashion, but it could be sharpening elbows at work, says Peter Ames.

 
 
Hacked Sony boss Amy Pascal should be sorry for paying women less

Hacked Sony boss Amy Pascal should be sorry for paying women less

13 February 2015

But women can learn from the Hollywood magnate's advice to actually ask for more money - and her blunt honesty.

 
 
I expect my male employees to take six months of paternity leave - and it's good for business

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13 February 2015

Following Labour's pledge to double paternity leave, Swedish entrepreneur Henrik Torstensson says his male employees take months off when they become fathers - and it works.

 
 
Why you should take a break from work every seven years

Why you should take a break from work every seven years

04 February 2015

Life is short and we spend six months of it waiting in line. Take the leap now, says Natalie Campbell.

 
 
Why bigger data isn't better data

Why bigger data isn't better data

30 January 2015

EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ABOUT BUSINESS IS WRONG: Having more data will make you a better decision-maker.

 
 
Denise Kingsmill: Finance start-ups are taking on the UK's arrogant banking sector

Denise Kingsmill: Finance start-ups are taking on the UK's arrogant banking sector

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New banks are taking on the corrupt and out-of-touch high-street names. About time too.

 
 
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