Last month I spent the day at Lancaster University, helping first year students in the management school with interview practice for their placements. I did this as part of my contribution as an Honorary Teaching Fellow for the university. I interviewed 14 students during the day – and spotted a number of themes. I’ve used … 8 essential placement interview tips for students
Over the last year, I have increasingly felt the traditional PR and comms industry is dying – I believe our sector must recognise this and help practitioners to adapt. Ten years ago, we were at a similar cross-roads as social media invaded the PR space. Then, our industry lost out big time. Swathes of PR … Is the PR/comms industry dying while we still discuss press releases?
This blog first appeared on Prime Women I mentioned before that we’ve been helping people to find purpose in, and enjoy, their ‘unretirement’. So it set me thinking. How can you stay young in mind, up-to-date and relevant once you have left full-time working life? While I am looking at this as an ‘unretirement’ issue … How do you stay young and relevant in your 60s? (and 70s and 80s!)
This blog first appeared on influenceonline.co.uk Mergers and acquisitions are typified by power games – everyone wants to be on the ‘winning’ side – and excitability about the potential for increased profits. In this blog I want to look at the issues of mergers and acquisitions – these insights have been gained from years of … The 4 risks of mergers & acquisitions: can you avoid them?
This blog first appeared on primewomen.com. Over the last few years, my business has been helping a lot of people who are coming up to ‘retirement’ – I use the word retirement cautiously, because the last thing they actually want to do is retire. I have seen definite themes coming through and want to share … The 10 Stages to Enjoying Your “Unretirement”
Last night I watched a webinar about using LinkedIn to build your networks and business. Even though I deliver something very similar, you can always learn more. Despite having a keen interest in the subject, I nearly abandoned it after just five minutes. Why? Because the presenters went on and on ….and on about themselves … 7 tips for “one of the best” webinars
A former Royal Navy engineer, a science toy and an entrepreneur using technology to help GPs pick up early signs of cancer were among winners at tonight’s WISE Awards, which recognised the outstanding contributions of women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) at a glittering ceremony in London with Royal Patron of WISE, Her … Awards shine a light on women’s contribution to science, technology and engineering