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12 ways to stop you falling asleep at meetings

12 ways to stop you falling asleep at meetings

    20% of people admit to falling asleep at meetings In a recent survey of over 2,000 people, 20% admitted to having fallen asleep at a meeting, with men apparently slightly more likely to nod off than women. When you consider that middle managers spend around 35% of...

8 ways of preventing project failures

8 ways of preventing project failures

  1. Don't shoot yourself in the foot   Having a poor idea of what a project is going to cost and how long its going to take to deliver is the best way to shoot yourself in the foot before it’s even started.   Poor estimation and planning are major reasons for...

6 life threatening requirements that everyone forgets

6 life threatening requirements that everyone forgets

  If you’re looking to buy something and you don’t know what you want, there’s an excellent chance that you’ll get something you don’t want. That’s why it’s so important to know what you want before talking to a supplier. However there is a class of requirements...

How remote working can drive a massive boost in productivity

How remote working can drive a massive boost in productivity

  Remote Working boosts productivity for office-based work All of the indications are that remote working boosts productivity for office-based work. One recent US study of 30,000 workers indicated a massive 47% increase in productivity another smaller study with...

11 top tips on the best way to pass a remote interview

11 top tips on the best way to pass a remote interview

    Being interviewed remotely is likely to become the norm With so much office work being carried out remotely during the pandemic and the very high likelihood that this will continue into the future, being interviewed remotely could well become the norm, so it’s...

Top Tips On How To Find A Remote Job

Top Tips On How To Find A Remote Job

    Working remotely has become far more mainstream in the last few years With the COVID-19 pandemic in full flow the numbers of people working remotely has mushroomed.  The pandemic has demonstrated to many employers that remote work is not only viable but offers the...

Why returning to the office was always a really bad idea

Why returning to the office was always a really bad idea

    Return to the office in the UK has lagged well behind the rest of Europe In August despite a surge in COVID infections the UK government started a campaign to persuade workers to return to the office.  Outside of lockdowns, return to offices has been very slow in...

What is the UKs biggest weapon in the fight against COVID?

What is the UKs biggest weapon in the fight against COVID?

    Is the UK different to the rest of Europe? There would seem to be very little difference in the way that people across most of Europe are living their lives under COVID.  Several countries are more insistent on the use of face masks outdoors as well as indoors but...