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Monthly Archives: March, 2015

Executives: How much effort do you put into your assistant’s career?

Behind every great boss is a great assistant…wouldn’t you agree? The sheer variety of tasks they’re required to demonstrate and the attention to detail they need to apply demand a hugely diverse range of skills. Consider: could you do your job anywhere near as well without them? According to the Global PA Association, too few …

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Succession management programmes: the backbone of every organisation?

Are they necessary? Do they deliver? What benefits would you see if you implemented a succession management programme within your company? And how can you ensure your programme is appropriate? What succession planning is, and how it can prove its worth Succession planning should not be an afterthought or a consideration once a vacancy appears, …

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The role of the non-executive director, and how to determine if they can benefit your business…

Non-executive Directors (or NEDs) are common within large organisations’ executive boards. The NED, as an outsider, can help bring a fresh perspective and vital insight into a business’ strategy – their objectivity and ability to see an overview of the whole organisation are huge assets. NEDs are usually chosen because of their experience and knowledge, …

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Executive bonuses and bulging pay packets: are they deserved?

You can’t look at any newspaper or media outlet without spotting a news story lambasting the bonuses/payoff to the executives of some company, somewhere. But is the media just stirring the pot? Members of the Institute of Directors believe executives’ payments of large bonuses are the biggest threat to public trust than any other issue. …

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Are we moving towards gender equality in the workplace, or is the glass ceiling still intact?

I recently wrote a series of articles about issues that could affect the progression of your career – such as obesity, the rising popularity of tattoos, and your visibility as an employee when looking for a promotion. An issue I only touched on within the obesity post was discrimination against women in the workplace, particularly …

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