Tag : Julia Constable

Breaking the Stigma: Businesses Move to Employ Ex-Offenders

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(Photo from : thespecialised.com) As privileged students attending a Russell Group University, we have been offered every opportunity to make a success of our lives. Despite the overwhelming negative rhetoric in the media surrounding the struggle graduates have establishing themselves in the job market, the reality behind the myth is … Read More

Riding the waves of change: Adidas is leading the way towards a sustainable future.

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(Photo from : i1.wp.com) Can Green Business provide a profitable future for big name brands? Adidas certainly seems to think so, and is pioneering a new wave of responsibly produced trainers using recycled plastic sourced from ocean waste. Growing public concern for the environment, combined with the renewed importance of … Read More

Driverless cars – the key to a brighter shared future?

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(Photo from : Inverse.com ) Since its inception in 2009, Google’s driverless car project has been at the cutting edge of autonomous car technology. With no pedals and no steering wheel, the 2014 ‘Koala Car’ prototype model was a game-changer, offering a safer and more comfortable driving experience with the … Read More

Our culture of acceptance is failing women in business

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( Photo from www.thedailybeast.com ) Sheryl Sandberg, the Chief Operating Officer of Facebook, was one of the first high profile women in business to shed light on the difficulties facing women in the workplace: her 2012 TED Talk on the differences between men and women at work, exposed the reasons … Read More

Phones explode and Samsung’s shares implode

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(Photo : REUTERS/Dado Ruvic) Following the release of the Galaxy Note 7 in August, Samsung was riding the wave of success after rave reviews for their innovative new design, which claimed to push the boundaries of previous smartphone capabilities. Offering premium wireless charging and a more responsive iris scanner, the … Read More

Job prospects across the Channel – are languages the future?

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In an increasingly globalised and competitive job market, what can students do to help them stand out within a sea of applicants for a limited number of jobs? The answer: learn a foreign language. With this in mind, I travelled to Germany in July to complete a four-week course in … Read More