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Zuckerberg: "hire managers you would work for"

Facebook boss reveals top rule for recruiting execs – and why even the biggest companies should keep their teams trim

05 March 2015

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Quarter of UK professionals unhappy with work-life balance

Significant proportion of British workforce disgruntled with how many hours they have left outside the office – but their own job choices may be to blame

04 March 2015

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Cameron's housing pledge: making promises for others to keep?

With the division between property owners and “Generation Rent” widening, how authentic is the prime minister’s promise to build 200,000 starter homes by 2020?

04 March 2015

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My Hero: Ella Fitzgerald, by Lizzie Allen

The chief executive of the City Music Foundation praises the grit and “liquid gold” vocals of the jazz and blues icon

03 March 2015

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BCC in Careers Week talent development push

Embedding business in education is vital for boosting the long-term prospects of young people, says industry group

03 March 2015

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Future feminine: a career battle won?

A panel of experts ponders whether current efforts at inspiring women could lay the foundations of a future gynocracy

02 March 2015

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Bosses: million-pound exec pay "hurting image of UK business"

SME leaders across the UK think excessive pay for those at the top is the biggest threat to the reputation of British firms

02 March 2015

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Supergroup finance director quits after personal bankruptcy

Fashion retailer confirms Shaun Wills’ resignation in wake of insolvency is a personal matter with no connection to the company – but ethical questions linger

02 March 2015

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Seven shades of workplace Satan

In his book Coping With Difficult People, Robert M Bramson, behaviour consultant, breaks down bullying in the workplace into seven main categories…

27 February 2015

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Are good management styles the same around the world?

Are there universal ideas about how sound leadership should be carried out everywhere in the world, or do different business cultures affect how we view sound leadership? Victoria Benner hears both sides of the story

27 February 2015

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