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Olympic Ambitions: What makes a medal winning team?

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13 Aug 2012 Comments

London 2012 has been Britain’s best performance at an Olympics for over a hundred years, finishing with an impressive tally of 65 medals, 29 of which were gold. However, going for gold is an ethos that doesn't just have to apply to sport alone. What about team performance in the workplace? There fundamental lessons that can be learned from the Olympic team and applied with similar success to any field. Read on to find out more.

How to make the move from Business Journalism to Successful Communications Advisor

Posted in: Career Advice, Jobseeker Advice

16 May 2012 Comments

It is by no means a new trend, yet one that continues within the financial and corporate communications sector. At The Works, we have met with many journalists looking to hop that fence, so with help from a kind contributor, Joe Kelly, ex-national business journalist and Director of Comms and Marketing at BT, here’s our advice on getting a foot in the PR door and how to face the challenge of a career change.

Getting the max from your office space?

Posted in: The Working World

11 May 2012 Comments

Creativity is inspired by environment and so innovative office design is a must if you want to get the most from your people. Out go the grey padded cubicles familiar to the cult US film Office Space and in come hot desking and collaborative working, around ergonomically designed desks, in sustainable spaces... some of which wouldn’t look out of place in Willy Wonker’s Chocolate Factory.

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