Group of Multiethnic People Studying About Teamwork

10 tips to successful teamwork

By Susan M. Heathfield for The Balance Have you ever wondered how some work groups exhibit effective teamwork and others remain dysfunctional for the life of the team? Effective teamwork is both profoundly simple and difficult at the same time. No matter the team, humans are in the mix, and each […]

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A student in the social care sector

A student in the social care sector

By Vickie Lee A student in the social care sector, Vickie Lee from Bradford University shares with us her story, passion and professionalism. “I can only speak from a health and social care standpoint when talking about experience as this is my area of both academic and personal interest. However, […]

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Work Experience

Work Experience

Work experience and how to make the most of it By Vickie Lee Bradford University studying a BSc (Hons) in Health, Wellbeing and Social Care I’m Vickie, 26 years old and an undergrad at Bradford University studying a BSc (Hons) in Health, Wellbeing and Social Care. I volunteer and coordinate […]

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Lord Sainsbury: ‘There’s been too much focus on apprenticeships’

Lord Sainsbury: ‘There’s been too much focus on apprenticeships’

by Stephen Exley for TES Lord Sainsbury, the architect of the Post-16 Skills Plan, talks to TES about qualifications, awarding bodies – and the importance of colleges as well as apprenticeships. The Post-16 Skills Plan, published in July, set out what the government described as the “most significant transformation of post-16 education […]

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The Game is on #Unlockyournetwork

The Game is on #Unlockyournetwork

Award-winning law firm LHS has partnered with leading UK business figures to launch an initiative encouraging SMEs to better identify and manage legal and business issues. The fun and educational campaign dubbed “The Game” launches on 28 November and will be played by two teams comprising award-winning entrepreneurs and industry […]

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How to run several companies at once

How to run several companies at once

By Mike Michalowicz Is it possible to run several companies simultaneously (and Hopefully Make Money From All of Them)? Mike Michalowicz shares his experience with Open Forum and we share it with you! It may sound crazy, but I run five separate businesses, all at the same time. I have a leather goods […]

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5 Ways to Build a Strong Culture

5 Ways to Build a Strong Culture

By Dani Fankhauser Instilling a strong company culture from day one can influence the success of your business. Follow the lead of successful founders, from TOMS to Buffer. When you walk into SinglePlatform‘s office, you’ll see customer testimonials lining the walls, inspirational quotes and artwork chalked onto a pillar, and Lego […]

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