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7 October 2020

2020 has drastically changed people’s lives. Amidst zoom quizzes, home schooling and NHS clapping, lockdown also enabled a period of reflection; a re-evaluation of what it is that we truly miss and don’t miss when the building blocks of our routines are disassembled and rearranged into a new and unfamiliar pattern. Northern Power Women have […]

3 September 2020

Rising Stars Lockdown Report North West female business leaders speak of the pressures and challenges of lockdown – and fears of the long-term impact on gender equality in the workplace www.nwblt.co.uk @nwblt North West female business leaders speak of the pressures and challenges of lockdown – and fears of the long-term impact on gender equality […]

28 July 2020

V Brennan – Engineering Manager at Slack My career story so far  I am very lucky to have worked across lots of different types of tech teams. I’ve worked with DevOPs teams, pure operations, IT and even with Product Development teams. But I came to tech by a strange route. My background is actually in organisational […]

27 July 2020

Interning with the CEOs and Founders of both a Global UN endorsed charity and a highly successful innovation company was not how I thought my summer would look, but neither did I expect a global pandemic to turn almost every element of modern society on its head. When the opportunity to work on such a […]

19 June 2020

As a project manager, you may have a love-hate relationship with flexible work arrangements (FWAs). While using a virtual team can help you attract and retain top talents from anywhere in the world, managing remote employees often adds significant complexity to projects and require PMs to employ new techniques, tools, and soft skills to overcome […]

18 June 2020

Are you taking this time in your stride to increase your productivity by enjoying the personal space, and peace and quiet away from the office hubbub? Or are you finding it a challenge to juggle personal commitments, persistent distractions or maybe overly excited children – seeing your motivation and productivity suffer as a result? However […]

18 June 2020

As the world comes to grips with the effects of COVID-19, businesses can focus on six areas in order to help both their people and their bottom line. The spread of COVID-19 is changing how we live and work in ways we would not have thought possible even two weeks ago. Today’s new normal for […]

19 May 2020

The foodbank is working harder than it ever has before, and those on the receiving end of donations can’t thank them enough. We meet at the new emergency foodbank hub at Salt Ayre Leisure Centre on a Tuesday morning, and the scale of the operation is immediately apparent. There’s a huge amount of activity going […]

18 May 2020

From people to politics, resources to risk management, delivering a project will always be a mix of obstacles and opportunities, which leaders need to manage. The webinar provides a free taster session looking at the mix of obstacles and opportunities which leaders need to manage when delivering a project. Dr Alec Waterworth, lecturer in Project […]

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