- Construct: assemble, create, organise, raise, produce – Roget’s Thesaurus
What do women do best? They assemble, create, organise, raise and ultimately they produce. It is therefore a natural transition that women should apply these strengths to the construction industry
- how to … get the message across
In my last job I received an email from a supervisor that ended with “Don’t worry about it!”, which of course left me worrying about that statement. Was it a literal request? Sarcastic? Suggestive? Rhetorical? And what did the exclamation mark mean?
- The journey to the top
After 10 years in my last position, I recently embarked on a new role. And what an experience! Now to put this into perspective, I’ve worked in 10 countries and had my fair experience of working in culturally diverse environments and challenging scenarios. So, a new job in a similar industry and in the same city should be a breeze – right? Wrong!
- Diversity in discrimination
WOMEN ARE not the only ones to face barriers when it comes to career advancement, according to a survey of more than 200 employees from diverse backgrounds in the UK and USA
- How to … ‘clothe’ your inner leadership potential
Hemlines, hair-dos and heels: when it comes to corporate wardrobes, it seems as though everyone has an opinion
- How to … set up an equal opportunity officer role
Small- to medium-sized businesses often both thrive and survive on staff who are jacks-of-all-trades. Without the resources to hire people for every task required, smaller organisations need to get by on robust, flexible people who can ‘move with the gaps’