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Fancy a career change? Look before you make your leap image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 07:00:10 AM
.... Now she earns up to £95,000 a year, has performed all over the world and will start a UK tour in March. “The work ethic I developed as an architect stayed with me as a singer. ...
In the gig economy, recruitment agencies are the gangmasters | Faiza Shaheen image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of November 2016 01:08:37 PM
....At one agency, a lead recruiter was candid about the way in which the agency focused on recruiting only Polish and eastern European workers. This, she said, was in response to business demands for workers with “a stronger work ethic”. ...
Basketball star Kobe Bryant sets up investment fund image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of August 2016 03:35:45 PM
.... . Mr Bryant who was known for his strong work ethic in basketball said, similar skills are needed for sport and growing a business. ...

Scotland on the brink of independence, says SNP's Westminster leader
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 22nd of July 2016 03:33:23 PM
....  "Alongside a team of extremely hard-working MPs, we've turned the SNP from the third party of the UK to the most effective opposition party.   "It is this kind of work ethic that will see us succeed in our mission and I know that I can work with Nicola to make it happen. ...
Fighting fit image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 17th of July 2016 09:22:25 PM
...."We were left in completely bleak circumstances," he says. "It was my years of martial arts training that gave me the courage, the work ethic, and the desire to fight for my dreams, that enabled me to bring my family out of poverty. ...
'There's a jelly gun that squirts hot jelly’: 10 of your worst summer jobs image
....The disposable paper dust masks were useless, and I could have made a fine black ink with my snot and a little bit of water. I grew up in the 70s and my father had a strong work ethic by which I mean he believed that from the earliest possible age I should work (How are you ever going to learn the value of anything if you don't earn it was his mantra). ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 28th of May 2016 05:59:26 AM
.... I have an MSc in health studies and a BA in social sciences, and am a published author within two academic textbooks. I am in my 60s but continue to have an active brain and a great work ethic. ...
I retired three years ago – how can I find part-time work to keep me engaged? image
.... I have an MSc in health studies and BA in social sciences, and am a published author within two academic textbooks. I am in my 60s but continue to have an active brain and a good work ethic. ...
Sir Philip Green must sort out the BHS pension mess image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 25th of April 2016 01:16:46 PM
.... In the meantime, however, recall Green’s farewell message when he sold the business. “I am deeply proud of the work ethic displayed by the very many people I have worked with for so long at BHS, both within our head office and across the stores,” he said. ...
Using tiny predators to tackle pests image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of April 2016 11:03:59 PM
....Real IPM staff train Kenyan farmers on how to use the products, and the company has a research partnership with the Nairobi-based International Centre for Insect Physiology, and UK-based business Syngenta Bioline. Mr Wainwright, 64, says: "We decided to do this business in Kenya due to, among other things, the tropical, warm climate; availability of the right personnel; and a good work ethic that seems to thrive here. ...
Windsor & Eton brewery draughts in next generation to target younger drinkers image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 5th of April 2016 05:13:00 PM
....Both men say the business is stronger because of the family generational link. Kieran pays tribute to his father’s “incredible work ethic, first to arrive and last to leave” and Paddy thanks his his own good fortune at having son he can pass on his expertise to and who also contributes a different perspective to the brewery’s management and strategy. ...
Rising star 2015-2016 competition entry: George Daltrey image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 11th of March 2016 11:17:09 AM
.... George is a grafter. He’s only 24 and finding this work ethic in one so young is not easy. ...
Suddenly, G4S looks a long way from home image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of March 2016 07:12:36 PM
.... The City is right to fear another rights issue. What was it Sir Philip Green said when he sold BHS for £1 almost a year ago today? Oh, yes: “I am deeply proud of the work ethic displayed by the very many people I have worked with for so long at BHS, both within our head office and across the stores. ...
Is it time to stop giving so much of a damn at work? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of March 2016 07:36:16 AM
.... As promising students we were told ‘aim high! Join in! You can do anything!’ – but nobody thought to mention we could also aim lower, opt out or do exactly what our pay cheque required and no more. While muting our devices, streamlining our social lives and shaking off the haters have fast become new ambitions for the 21st century, can we also shrug off our once-steely work ethic and say ‘pfft . ...
Simon Weston: 'The MoD offered me £30,000 at 21 to give up a lifelong pension' image
.... . I’ve always been very hopeful but I also know that as long as you’ve got a good work ethic, almost anything is achievable and I learned that in the armed forces. ...
National Sickie Day: the worst excuses for skipping work image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 1st of February 2016 09:30:57 AM
.... . Those who did turn up to their desks today have taken to social media to boast about their work ethic on the most notorious day for malingering. ...
Perfect match: how I met the co-founder of my business image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 20th of January 2016 07:15:12 AM
....The pair make a good team, says Bartlett, as they have complementary skills but a similar outlook. “We both have liberal views and a strong work ethic. ...
Eric Idle: 'The BBC paid us £2,000 a series for Monty Python’ image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 10th of January 2016 07:02:26 AM
.... Having little money to spend was a valuable learning experience. My schooling also shaped my work ethic because while other children were listening to the Goons, I was studying, which enabled me to go to Cambridge University. ...
TTIP: the key to freer trade, or corporate greed? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 2nd of January 2016 04:00:09 PM
....But unions, where they exist, tend to represent workers in successful industries, which naturally welcome access to wider markets. Workers in weaker areas of the economy could find their jobs coming under pressure from harmonised regulations, lower tariffs, or even just exposure to a US rival with a work ethic that denies most employees more than two weeks’ holiday a year. ...
Top business tips for 2016 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 28th of December 2015 01:16:53 AM
.... It may seem an obvious point to make, but so many companies become wholly dependent on one big client or project that they suddenly find themselves in deep trouble should they lose the work. Setting up your own business requires enormous focus, drive and ambition, coupled with an incredibly hard work ethic. ...
John Timpson: How can I make my grandson see the error of his ways? image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 29th of November 2015 09:37:36 PM
.... My grandson is a junior partner, who it is planned will eventually take over his father’s role. So far, however, his work ethic has been poor and he’s done nothing to gain the respect of his aunts, who alongside his father form the board. ...
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Myleene Klass: I'd own the title of mumpreneur image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 18th of November 2015 07:30:01 AM
.... When you’re doing international calls to Hong Kong [at all hours], you need to find colleagues that are going to be willing to work the same hours as you. Getting the team around you that have the same work ethic as you and the same focus is paramount. ...
Why working fewer hours would make us more productive image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 9th of November 2015 07:15:06 AM
.... Tackling this is simply a management issue, and the result would be a better sharing of available work. Perhaps the biggest obstacle is cultural, rooted in the Lutheran work ethic and our self-valuation according to how hard we strive. ...
The dark side of those Kermit sing-alongs in the workplace | Peter Fleming image
.... Even talking was banned in some factories. Mischievous pranksterism persisted of course, albeit outside of management surveillance and often against the work ethic and the company. ...
Andy Cole: 'I’ve bought five homes, you can’t lose with property’  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 25th of October 2015 06:21:40 AM
.... I’m the only one from my family who is a professional sportsperson. I was taught to work hard and to make something of myself, and that work ethic has been with me all my life. ...
Bill Bailey: 'Comedy’s a reckless and foolhardy job’ image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 18th of October 2015 06:37:47 AM
.... . My grandparents lived with us in Keynsham [in Somerset] and my dad and grandad had a very strong work ethic. ...
'Business is not rocket science. I’m not saving lives or doing open-heart surgery' image
.... This includes the Propercorn Platform, which supports and funds young entrepreneurs, and the company plans to launch a foundation in the next 12 months. The positive slogan applies to the work ethic too and a meticulous hiring process has built a hugely “dynamic and passionate group of people” who provide the fuel for new avenues and ideas. ...
Lemar: '£1m record deal? I got £70,000’ image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 27th of September 2015 06:21:52 AM
.... My mum did some nursing and my dad did a few different things. He was an accountant back in Nigeria then when he came to Britain he did plumbing, security work; all sorts of things but there was always a very strong work ethic and that’s put a more conservative, “save for a rainy day” mentality into me. ...
Palo Alto software company 'Grexit' opts for name change image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of September 2015 04:30:20 AM
.... . Despite persevering through the summer, the Indian start-up has taken the plunge and changed it name to Hiver, because "bees are awesome creatures" that represent "work ethic, organisation and efficiency". ...
Should you try to keep hold of your cash after your death? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of September 2015 06:00:11 AM
.... But receiving an inheritance might also be a disincentive to work hard. Andrew Carnegie, often described at America’s first industrial titan, recognised this as far back as the 19th century when he argued that inheritances undermine the work ethic. ...
Sarah Willingham: 'We get an unbelievable return from our property investments' image
.... My mum taught me to look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves, and I still hear that little voice. Both my parents were grafters, so I’ve been imbued with a very strong work ethic. ...
August Bank Holiday: Why we should get three-day weekends all the time image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Sunday 30th of August 2015 11:38:26 AM
.... Indeed, its achievement would come at the expense of lower consumption and increased economic hardship. For some advocates of the work ethic, the route to health and happiness lies with the perpetuation of work, not with its reduction. ...
Parenthood can breed better bosses, but let's leave Laura Wade-Gery to it image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Saturday 22nd of August 2015 12:28:17 AM
.... However, it should not act as a green light for women to delay parenthood until the last moment, for fear of disappointment. For some bosses, parenthood puts their hitherto fierce work ethic into perspective, but it also breeds confidence and balance. ...
Uzbekistan is struggling to establish the borders between the markets and the state image
.... Like many states in the post-communist world, Uzbekistan is struggling to establish the proper borders between markets and the state. As the melon sellers attest, there is plenty of the work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit. ...
Motivating my staff – how do I reward them beyond a pay rise? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of August 2015 06:00:01 AM
.... Addressing this balance is a sure way to induce career contentment and promoting it will vastly improve your business brand. Recognising home life needs, such as childcare and flexible working arrangements help to promote a healthy work/life balance and can dramatically improve work ethic and motivation levels in the office. ...
The business of Bake Off: nine ways to make a career from cake image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of August 2015 07:00:50 AM
.... . Ruby Tandoh puts other students to shame with her work ethic (Rii Schroer) . ...
Tom Hayes Libor trial: the top quotes image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 3rd of August 2015 03:09:37 PM
.... . “It doesn’t matter whether I was cleaning a deep fat fryer or deboning a chicken, those jobs got left to me because they knew there would be no chicken left on the bone and there would be no fat in the fryer, ” Hayes said, explaining his obsessive work ethic. ...
From rugby player to businessman image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of July 2015 07:00:49 PM
.... My mum was a working nurse. "They worked really hard, so they had a strong work ethic, and I think that always rubs off on you. ...
Piers Linney: 'I failed the 11-plus but it didn’t stop me making a fortune’ image
.... My mum was quite an enterprising, hard-working West Indian lady, my dad was a working-class Mancunian lad, who was quite bright and got a scholarship to Cambridge. I picked up a good work ethic from them. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of July 2015 06:00:07 AM
.... walkinginthesand. • Your commitment and work ethic has obviously been noticed and rewarded. ...
The Brazilians winning in Japan image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of July 2015 11:00:27 PM
....Starting in 1908, hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens left behind a then troubled economy to start a new life in South America's largest country. With a strong work ethic and a country rich in natural resources, many made successful lives there. ...
I didn’t notice mental illness affecting my work until almost too late image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of July 2015 06:00:02 AM
....I didn’t notice mental illness affecting my work until it was almost too late. My work ethic had slipped. ...
Curry on cooking: how long will UK's adopted national dish survive? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of July 2015 06:00:04 AM
.... A 2014 report from the Home Office’s Migration Advisory Committee, (which was not available for comment) – states that “most studies find no association between migration and unemployment”. In addition, employers polled by the committee reported that “many migrants have a superior work ethic to British workers” and “are more flexible than UK-born workers, eg much more likely to do shift work” – something synonymous with restaurant jobs. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work issues solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of July 2015 05:59:04 AM
....Jeremy says. My guess is this: in your old organisation you were accustomed to meeting all your obligations on time and without too much hassle, you found quiet satisfaction in the orderly completion of projects, and it was a key part of your work ethic. ...
Scandinavia’s errors: lessons for Greece and Britain image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of July 2015 08:59:29 PM
.... . Crucially, the report argues, the original pre-1970s free-market Scandinavian model went hand in hand with high levels of trust, a remarkable work ethic and various positive cultural attributes. ...
The Independent publishes its financial results image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of June 2015 10:11:46 AM
.... Profitability was helped by cost reductions in production, printing and back office operations. The owner Evgeny Lebedev said there remained a long way to go but that “this is one of the biggest turnarounds in modern media, owed to smart innovation, strong leadership and a phenomenal work ethic". ...
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 26th of June 2015 12:09:42 AM
.... Having completed their professional accounting courses, a number of them now occupy managerial roles. Teleperformance’s programme has delivered improved attrition rates, increased operational efficiencies and bottom-line growth, driven by high morale and a strong work ethic among impact employees. ...
Henry Dimbleby: it took a long time to get Leon’s business model right image
.... He has an incredible balance of having pride without being arrogant. He gave me my work ethic and helped make my abstract obsession with food into something tangible. ...
Why having served Queen and country can harm your career image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 21st of June 2015 06:44:05 PM
.... . “Veterans can translate what they have learnt in the Forces – an excellent work ethic, planning and a can-do attitude – to civilian roles, we just need to educate employers to these skills. ...
Women's sport proves the best buy for business image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Sunday 14th of June 2015 03:15:00 AM
....Jamie Brookes, trustee of the Women’s Sport Trust, says women’s sport is significantly cheaper to access than men’s by “a factor of about 30”. Yet, he says, as far as value goes, “you are getting the same strength of characters, calibre, work ethic and connection to the community”. ...
Citigroup trader, 26, drowns on Mediterranean holiday image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 12th of June 2015 10:21:17 AM
.... . "He had a strong work ethic, was dedicated to his job and was an integral part of the team. ...
Smarter working 2014: Gospelware image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 4th of June 2015 01:09:41 PM
....This is until our team grows, but it’s great because all of our desks now face each other. Within the first week, this made a huge impact on morale, work ethic, and, most obviously, communication. ...
We are no longer paid what we are worth – just look at dog walkers | Peter Fleming image
.... Moreover, we have seen an explosion of “crap jobs”, especially in the service sector, which are often stressful, relatively difficult to do well and unduly low paid. Emerging out of this rather bleak employment situation is a new type of work ethic. ...
UK firms on 'Brexit' pros and cons image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of May 2015 11:01:54 PM
.... . About a quarter of ISP's staff are immigrants from countries like Poland, Lithuania, Hungary and Romania, he says, and they are prized for their machine skills and work ethic. ...
Kay Burley: 'How I knew Poundland shares would soar' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 3rd of May 2015 07:12:19 AM
.... The success they achieved later in life doesn’t happen without an awful lot of hard work. Of course, their work ethic would have had an impact on me. ...
1 in 5 bosses regularly steals ideas of their employees (and they all admit they've done it at least once) image
.... . However, given that the survey was self-reporting, it is quite possible that workers gave an inflated account of their work ethic. ...
Claire Sweeney: 'I've bought lots of property, Turkey was a disaster' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 12th of April 2015 06:25:33 AM
.... Now, I’ve got my little boy and he’s the icing on the cake. But I want Jaxon to have a work ethic and not just be totally reliant on me or on handouts. ...
Bill Oddie: 'A 30-second advert paid enough to buy a house' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 15th of March 2015 08:11:06 AM
.... . How did your childhood influence your work ethic and attitude to money? . ...
Gethin Jones: 'Blue Peter paid just £27,000 a year with 14 days off - including weekends' image
.... . My parents are both grafters, it definitely rubbed off and I like to think I’ve got a formidable work ethic. ...
Hilary Devey: Dragons' Den paid pittance; it didn't even cover my expenses image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 6th of February 2015 07:55:16 AM
.... Hilary can be found tweeting @HilaryDevey . How did your childhood influence your work ethic and attitude towards money? . ...
Nadine Dorries: 'Poverty drove me to a £500,000 salary' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 1st of February 2015 07:10:33 AM
.... Tweet Nadine @NadineDorriesMP . How did your childhood influence your work ethic and attitude to money? . ...
Tim Vine: 'I never pay more than £2,000 for a car' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 4th of January 2015 08:02:51 AM
.... - Tweet Tim at @RealTimVine . How did your childhood influence your work ethic? . ...
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 2nd of January 2015 06:22:35 PM
.... I was far from surprised …. Given the near-Amish work ethic displayed by his mum and dad over the past 20 years or so, it’s unlikely that their sharp-dressing offspring will be anything other than diligent, ambitious and beyond-their-years savvy in business. ...
Linda Robson: 'A few days' work on surf ads – and we got 250 grand!' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 30th of November 2014 08:10:34 AM
....com/@LindaRobson58 . How did your childhood influence your work ethic? . ...
Nadia Sawalha: 'I was broke before I joined EastEnders' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 2nd of November 2014 08:33:27 AM
.... Nadia Sawalha as Annie Palmer in EastEnders alongside Phil Mitchell played by Steve McFadden (Picture: PA). Do you have a strong work ethic? . ...

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