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Blubel: from A to B on the safest possible route

Blubel: from A to B on the safest possible route

Smart Collaboration As most of you know, we are strong promoters of collaboration and we are so proud to present Blubel to you, a smart cycling bell that tries to direct cyclists on the safest possible route through London. Through a mobile app, Blubel (the device) directs riders with crowdsourced […]

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5 Benefits of getting work experience

5 Benefits of getting work experience

It is a well-known fact that people learn more when they put into practise what the knowledge they acquire by going to university or reading. At Empowering Futures we believe that work experience can really transform the lives of university and college students if it is based on a well-rounded […]

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The power of collaboration for Ecuador

The power of collaboration for Ecuador

Student led Initiative “SOSEcuador” Raises More Than 25,000 GBP In Less Than 6 Days The power of collaboration is very strong, we can change the world if we help each other. Francisco Abad, President of the Social Innovation Society at LSE shared with us. “It’s been over two weeks since […]

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Investing in the people in your work environment

The importance of investing in the people in your work environment By Portia Crowe, Business Insider Morgan Stanley’s vice chairman for global wealth management, Carla Harris. Carla Harris doesn’t normally give gender-specific advice to young people. But there is one point that the Morgan Stanley dealmaker, who is now vice chairman […]

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Immigration restrictions hurting tech start-ups

Immigration restrictions hurting tech start-ups

In 2015, the skills shortage in Britain worsened for a fourth consecutive year, according to the Global Skills Index from recruitment group Hays and consultancy Oxford Economics, making the UK one of the most severely-affected countries in Europe. Hundreds of Britain’s most successful start-up founders are lobbying the Prime Minister to shelve plans […]

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Degrees do not guarantee jobs, people do

Degrees do not guarantee jobs, people do

According to the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) in 2015 almost 16,730 were out of work six months after leaving university and over 60,000 students were in “non-professional” roles, working in areas such as administration and secretarial, skilled trades, service and caring industries and sales and customer service. Although this numbers may […]

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5 recruitment tips for startups

5 recruitment tips for startups

“Having been part of the amazing Lost My Name journey through ginormous growth in 2014 it has become quite a challenge to grow the team as quickly as we’re growing sales. It’s even more difficult when hiring isn’t your main expertise and a Head of Talent is your priority hire” Says Tal […]

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