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Navigating the Corporate Ladder: The Impact of Career Breaks on Women’s Leadership Roles

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In the modern workplace, career breaks present a unique set of challenges, particularly for women who temporarily step away from their professional careers. According to a recent report published by LinkedIn News , women are 43% more likely than men to have a career break listed on their LinkedIn profiles — with full-time parenting being the most common reason for stepping away from a career.

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Feeling Burnt Out at Work? Business Coach Amina AlTai Reveals When It’s Time to Leave

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Practically all of us wonder whether our job is “right” for us at some point. Maybe it’s an ongoing interpersonal conflict or a feeling your input is undervalued. Maybe you just have a nagging sense there might be something better out there. But is it time to move on to something new, or should you adapt and reconstruct your current role? Amina AlTai can help you figure it out.

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The Ethical AI Debate Intensifies as Musk Takes OpenAI to Court

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In a legal move that spotlights the growing tensions over the overall direction of artificial intelligence development, Elon Musk has filed a lawsuit against OpenAI and its CEO Sam Altman. The lawsuit claims that OpenAI has strayed from its original mission of advancing AI for the public good — prioritizing profit, and Microsoft, instead. The lawsuit reveals the deepening rift between two of the tech industry’s most influential figures at a time when AI technology, particularly generati

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How to Start a Nonprofit Organization In 5 Simple Steps

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You recently started gathering food, toiletries and other basic necessities for local people in need. Friends and neighbors donated money and goods to your cause, and now you want to expand your efforts to include neighboring communities. Donors asked if they can deduct the cost of the donated items on their tax return, and a few people suggested you make your project legal by filing for nonprofit status.

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SME Relationships: Proven Solutions for Seamless Collaboration and Success

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

💢 Do you find yourself stuck in never-ending review cycles? Are you wondering if your Subject Matter Expert actually got that last review request? Are you having trouble trying to decipher impractical or conflicting feedback? 💢 If any of these scenarios sounds familiar, you may benefit from a crash course on managing SME relationships!

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WeWork’s Bankruptcy Battle Takes New Turn with Legal Action Against SoftBank

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WeWork’s journey through financial restructuring has hit another significant roadblock. According to a report published by The Wall Street Journal , the struggling coworking giant’s junior creditors committee is seeking court approval to sue SoftBank, WeWork’s largest shareholder, amidst allegations of financial maneuvering ahead of WeWork’s bankruptcy filing.

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Crafting Work Life Balance: Action Steps for the Busy Entrepreneur

Tips From T. Marie

It’s no secret that running a business can sometimes feel like juggling flaming torches while riding a unicycle. Exciting? Absolutely. Challenging? You bet. But let me share a little secret with you: crafting work/life balance is not only possible, it’s essential for not just your business’s success, but your personal joy and fulfillment too.

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People who don’t work at a desk feel much less loved than those who do

Workplace Insight

The UK’s ‘deskless’ workers feel considerably less valued at work than their desk-based colleagues. Just 43 per cent of UK deskless workers admit to feeling seen, valued and appreciated compared to 61 per cent of desk-based corporate employees. These are the findings from O.C. Tanner’s 2024 Global Culture Report which have been released to coincide with Employee Appreciation Day (1 March 2024).

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Navel gazing may not be the answer to the challenges facing workplace professions

Workplace Insight

An adherence to strongly held beliefs can make people think and behave in peculiar ways and get them tangled up in peripheral issues that take on a great deal of significance. Early religious artists, for example, spent centuries wrestling with the seemingly intractable problem of whether to depict Adam and Eve with belly buttons or not. It’s a question that troubles theologians to this day but at least they can talk about it in metaphysical terms whereas artists have to choose whether to openly

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The only way is ethics … the Workplace Cocktail Hour with David Sharp

Workplace Insight

David Sharp joins Mark Eltringham on the Workplace Cocktail Hour to share a bourbon, discuss a wide range of issues – and avoid one that won’t help either of them. They discuss the ethics of artificial intelligence, why we need more friction in our lives (and less seamlessness), the philosophy of work, how to deal with social media, the importance of making your own life more difficult on purpose, and the pleasures of finding out you are wrong about something.

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Elevating the Virtual Interviewing Experience

Sharing your authentic self in a virtual interview can be an unwanted challenge. How do you break through the digital barrier when conducting a virtual interview and share your exceptional self? Think in unconventional ways to elevate the virtual interviewing experience.

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ICO tells employers they can share staff data in a mental health emergency

Workplace Insight

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published new guidance which it says gives employers more certainty about sharing their workers’ personal details in a mental health emergency. The guidance provides advice on when and how it is appropriate to share workers’ information when the employer believes that someone is at risk of causing serious harm to themselves, or others, because of their mental health.

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Siemens, Enlighted, and Zumtobel Group partner to advance smart building solutions

Workplace Insight

Siemens and Enlighted, a property technology company owned by Siemens, announce a strategic partnership with Zumtobel Group, the lighting provider, to advance the adoption of smart building technologies including intelligent IoT lighting, setting new standards for efficiency and sustainability in building operations worldwide. At the core of the partnership lies the technical integration of Enlighted’s industry-leading smart sensors into Zumtobel Group’s lighting portfolio, both und

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