Ahead of International Women’s Day, BrewDog announced the release of the satirically dubbed “beer for girls,” Pink IPA, via Twitter. It was meant to be a “clarion call to close the gender pay gap and to expose sexist marketing.”
If at first you don’t succeed then try, try again, a famous poem suggests. What we don’t always take into account though is that difficult goals can sometimes be unachievable – and that constant failure can have its consequences.
Following news that reality TV star Kylie Jenner wiped $1.3bn off the value of Snap’s share price, we look at some other instances of digital disturbance.
It’s been announced that “Brexit will not leave Britain in a Mad Max wasteland” – not quite. That’s a reassurance… But could we ever find ourselves going down that dystopian route – and how would companies operate?
The same issues are often on keen rotation in the minds of business leaders: financial management, sales and marketing.
Small business minister Andrew Griffiths appeared on Radio 5 Live to push the government’s new shared parental leave campaign. He ended up divulging information which broadcaster Emma Barnett called “ludicrous”.
How would you respond if an employee asked to take time off on a busy week? Would you say, “Could you move it to another day?” Or would you take a deep breath and tell them, “Don’t worry about work. We’ll cover for you.” The latter will make staff feel loved.
We’ve all been prone to some negative thinking and more likely than not, it impacts the way we work. Experts in psychology, however, have given their advice on how to calm the mind.
In business, some categories rumble along for years, with everybody playing the same game, driving down costs, responding to customer needs and making the numbers.
These days, it seems, almost everyone fancies being an entrepreneur, if not today, sometime in the not-too-distant future.
February 5th marks National Sickie Day and to celebrate it, Citation’s HR and law employment team sought to find the silliest excuses bosses were given.
While the Google search engine’s function is to point you to the most relevant information you need, it can also be used to pinpoint current trends. This was highlighted by First4Lawyers, which tried to spot staff grievances based on popular Google searches.