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  • Mazes, Mexicans and your business – by Sue Sjuve

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    Do you remember those visual games we used to play as kids? Photograph something from an unusual angle and get your friends to identify it? My favourite was this one. It’s a Mexican riding a bicycle! – seen from above! Of course if we looked at it from the side we would all immediately know…

  • Another Take On Different Perspectives – by Sue Sjuve

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    I have been interested to read the coverage in the press over the week-end, firstly of Dennis Waterman’s comments to Piers Morgan and then Rula Lenska’s response to his comments. I would not draw a parallel between the behaviour that Mr Waterman admits to and work place bullying, but I think they occupy different positions…

  • Dealing with Redundancy – by Barbara Babcock

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    ‘If you can keep your head when all about you…’1 This line in Rudyard Kipling’s poem ‘If’ reminds me of the change that redundancy brings and the associated thoughts and feelings of wondering if I made the right decision, what will I do next, can I get another job, will I work again, how will…

  • The Illusion and the Invisible – do you recognise this? – by Sue Sjuve

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    One of the greatest challenges that western professional women face at work today is, paradoxically, the success they’ve had in overcoming discrimination and bias. Recently IBM has announced that Virginia Rometty was to become president and chief executive officer on January 1, 2012. At the time she was an IBM senior vice president and group…

  • Mind The Gap – by Barbara Babcock

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    It’s a competitive job market so how you position yourself is important especially if you have a gap in your CV. Even though many people may have gaps due to the recession and resulting redundancies, they, you and people currently employed will be applying for the same roles. Also, recruiters and companies will ask why…

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