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By Cambridge Network

Are you new to a management role, or aspiring to move up to one so you can take on greater responsibilities? If so, you will benefit from these top tips. 

16-11-2020
John Gourd on his walk

John Gourd, CEO, Cambridge Network

How the Cambridge Network team was forced to take a break from work...

12-11-2020
Crayfish 4th birthday banner

Guest blog by Ting Zhang, Founder & CEO  of Crayfish.io

Reflections on four years of business development in challenging times...

06-11-2020
CN Google graphic showing search emgine results

Guest blog by Jamie Stenton, Business Development Manager at Lilac James Co.

A three-month project results in a 220% increase in search engine visibility.

02-11-2020
Roundabout from the air

Guest blog by Paul Jansen of runandjump ltd

A blog about adopting solutions from elsewhere...

21-10-2020
Sookio's work experience students on Zoom

Guest blog by Sue Keogh, founder and CEO of Sookio

The team at Cambridge Network was impressed by Sookio’s remote work experience opportunity for early-career marketeers, and would encourage other companies to think about offering something similar to people finding it hard to gain experience during the pandemic. 

14-10-2020
Choice of learning formats

Sarah Gleadell, head of Cambridge Network's Learning Collaboration

Anyone interested in improving their knowledge and skills now has a golden opportunity through CN eLearning, a brand-new suite of bite-sized digital learning resources available from the Learning Collaboration.

24-09-2020
MRI Mouse in setting

Guest blog by eg technology

Case studies. A very dry, unengaging term describing the very life blood of your business – actual, contextual examples of your expertise. They really should have a more engaging name!

22-09-2020
Erik Langaker and examples of PragmatIC technology

Guest post by PragmatIC

Why Erik Langaker, the new Chair of the Board, believes PragmatIC’s unique technology is set to disrupt the semiconductor industry on a global scale, pushing the boundaries of conventional flexible electronics.

18-09-2020
Young man standing on mountaintop with arms open wide across countryside view

Guest blog by Steve Iddon of accentuate

A personal reflection on the skills needed to adapt in the face of uncertainty...

14-08-2020
Queens Award Certificate on a wall next to trophy cabinet. Image courtesy of Global Inkjet Systems

Louise Rushworth, Cambridge Network's Events Manager

Winning one of the prestigious annual Queen’s Awards could make all the difference to your business.

(Picture: Martin Hoather, Global Inkjet Systems)

24-07-2020
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Guest blog by Management Learning & Coaching Ltd (ML&C)

This post will examine how to use Micromastery to break down a potentially challenging skill: handling difficult conversations with your staff and making it easy to improve and gain confidence. It's a skill many managers are looking for right now, for...

20-07-2020
Writers' Weekend festival

Guest blog by Simon Hall

My one, single, most important tip for nailing public speaking - The Loving It Ladder.

19-07-2020
Ting Zhang

Guest blog by Ting Zhang, Founder and CEO of Crayfish.io

As someone who has worked passionately at the forefront of UK-China international business, trade and investment for the past 25-plus years, I have been deeply upset by the seemingly overnight deterioration in UK-China relations following the UK’s decision to ban...

17-07-2020

Guest blog by the HR Dept

With more people working remotely due to COVID-19, managers need to adapt in order to keep staff working well. Is employee surveillance software the right way to go or can it do more harm than good?

16-07-2020
board meeting

Guest blog by Management Learning & Coaching Ltd (ML&C)

ML&C interviews people management expert Judith Elliott about the value of volunteering.

15-07-2020
Ducks promenading along the wall outside King's College

Guest blog by Simon Hall

Choosing the right words can make the difference between success and failure if you're looking for a job, to appoint a member of staff, trying to persuade and inspire, and so many other things.

12-07-2020
To ensure time and temperature-sensitive shipments are transported both safely and effectively during times of limited operational capacity, often companies need to design and implement creative routings within the space of hours, if not minutes.

Guest blog by Mark Holden, European Development Manager at Biocair

We continue to feel the impact of COVID-19, on a personal, organisational and national level.

09-07-2020
Sourcing PPE banner

Guest post by Jiao Li, co-founder of Crayfish.io

At the start of the year, many of us had never heard of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). But, over the past few months, PPE has fast become a buzz word - especially now, with the easing of lockdown, as many employers and employees start to...

08-07-2020
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Guest blog by Sam Eaton of MindAbility Consultancy

How many people reading this are fearing for the future? Worrying about the unknown? Is your job safe, or worse still, is your company able to survive the global pandemic? If this is you, I completely get it.

07-07-2020

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