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Tom Maksymiw

The importance of a local perspective…Employer Skills Survey 2015

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What’s the biggest challenge facing employers today?  Is it survival?  Growth?  Technology?  Recruiting skilled staff?  The answer, of course, depends on who you ask. To state the obvious, the challenges faced by a drilling firm in Aberdeen are vastly different …

Five tips to improve management and leadership in your busy business

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Having worked in the legal profession in both the private and public sector for over 30 years, starting as a solicitor, then partner, manager and now a director, I truly understand the necessity of strong management and leadership in any …

Going from ‘Good to Gold’ in management and leadership for supply chains

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Robert Woodhead Ltd has been working in the construction sector for 70 years, always family run, and always holding true to the values that have helped us grow to where we are now. From small beginnings, we've created a multi-million-pound …

The best place to learn for a job may not be a classroom

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Ask any of us where we learnt to do our current job and the chances are we will talk about work experience first and educational qualifications second. Education and training systems have (sometimes reluctantly) recognised the benefits of work-based learning …