Helping students to priorities their reading

Helping students to priorities their reading

Student’s teams from Psychology, English, Politics and Engineering presented their findings from projects commissioned last year by Libraries, Research and Learning Resources (LRLR) to consider discipline specific challenges and solutions associated with course reading. A key focus of all the projects was to understand the challenges around reading from the students’ perspective. Academic reading ability The ambitious team from the School of English gave themselves the challenge of understanding the true reading situation of their…

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EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT VS. EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT VS. EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

There was a time when businesses viewed employees, essentially, as resources—ways they could create more products and make more money. A few decades ago, that thinking began to change, with more leaders adopting the mindset that they should be offering benefits and value to their employees, not merely extracting value from them. That’s where the concept of employee engagement started; by engaging employees, it has long been assumed, companies can actually get better performances out…

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What Does the Future Hold for Accountants?

What Does the Future Hold for Accountants?

When some people hear the word “accountant,” they visualize a worker toiling away in a back room of a business reviewing large books of numbers for hours on end. Fortunately, this is not an accurate picture of today’s accountants because they’ve become stronger strategic partners in businesses instead of just number-crunchers. Accountancy has always been seen as a solid career choice and for good reason. It requires impressive analytical skills, initiative, a strong work ethic…

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Organizational Structure & Negotiations

Organizational Structure & Negotiations

An organizational structure defines how activities such as task allocation, coordination and supervision are directed toward the achievement of organizational aims. Organizations need to be efficient, flexible, innovative and caring in order to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage.Organizational structure can also be considered as the viewing glass or perspective through which individuals see their organization and its environment. Four types of common organizational structures are implemented in the real world. This is also referred to…

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Checklist for Back-to-School Safety and Career Success

Checklist for Back-to-School Safety and Career Success

Wondering how to get back into School/college? A checklist is a handy and helpful tool. It helps us remember what not to forget. It helps us prepare for what we have planned. It helps us achieve where we’d like to succeed. If you’re going back to School/college after dropping out, this checklist will show you how to get ready to go back to college.     GATHER Investigate your options, including conducting online research, talking…

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