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Top 7 serious miscommunications from history

Whether it be cultural, lingual, or technological barriers, history is full of blunders with serious consequences. Here are seven examples of serious miscommunications from history. 

May 19, 2017

Topic: Careers and Training

You can prepare for redundancy: here's how

Experts predict that by 2025, 50 per cent of occupations existing today will be completely redundant. How would you cope knowing that your role was marked for termination?

Dec 30, 2016

Topic: Careers and Training

How to correctly follow up after a business networking event

Making sure you follow up after a business networking event is one of the most important steps in making reliable and genuine connections. You may meet some great potential contacts, but if you fail to secure any follow up, it will mean you've...

Nov 28, 2016

Topic: networking, Careers and Training

Business Networking: Tips & examples for successful conversations

Continuing with our series of blogs on Business Networking, we once again asked Networking trainer Luke Cunliffe for practical tips on how to succeed when interacting with others at business networking events. 

Nov 24, 2016

Topic: networking, Careers and Training

Practical tips: How to introduce yourself at a networking event

You only get one chance to make a first impression, so you better make it a good'un. If you're prepping for a business networking event, here are our top tips from networking pro Luke Cunliffe on how to introduce yourself.  

Nov 23, 2016

Topic: networking, Careers and Training

What you should look for in a prospective employee’s CV [Tech]

When hiring a new employee, what should you be looking for in a CV? Following on from our interview tips for potential employees, we asked Managing Director of Triggertrap Mat Rodger what he looks for in a prospective employee's CV. 

Nov 22, 2016

Topic: Recruitment, Careers and Training

What to wear to a business networking event [Infographic - women]

Deciding on an appropriate outfit for a business networking event can cause a lot of unwanted worry. What if I overdress? Is it a heels or no heels event? Am I expected to wear a suit?

Nov 17, 2016

Topic: networking, Careers and Training

Why ‘The Apprentice’ gives Project Management a bad name

If you’ve ever watched BBC One’s The Apprentice and revelled at the haphazard uncoordinated teams with ridiculous names failing their tasks each week, then you’ll be familiar with the obsession of labelling team leaders as ‘Project Managers.

Nov 14, 2016

Topic: Careers and Training

What should you wear to a business networking event? [Infographic - men]

Business networking can throw up a lot of worries, and one of these is: what on earth should I wear? 

Nov 11, 2016

Topic: networking, Careers and Training

A guide to business networking for introverts or beginners

You are faced with a room full of strangers. People are beginning to introduce themselves and you edge towards the coffee table to buy yourself some more time before you have to start the process.

Nov 09, 2016

Topic: networking, Careers and Training