Whether it’s the zombie apocalypse or a flat tyre, there’s nothing you can do when chaos strikes. Or is there? Preparation You don’t know what the chaos is, but you can be ready to fight. Imagine you’re in charge of an emergency service. Let’s say you’re Fireman Sam – well, Firefighter Sam – we include everyone here at NPW Self Curious. Pontypandy needs you – and a fire engine that starts, hoses that work, and a well-skilled firefighter ready to...
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Michelle Hua, Founder & CEO of Made With Glove, speaker and consultant, is based in Newcastle UK. Michelle helps highly skilled tech entrepreneurs, senior executives and employees make their next career move to the UK without the need for a company sponsorship.  She also consults for companies, organisations and individuals by helping them solve their business innovation challenges, look for new opportunities and connect them with her extensive network in digital technologies. You can visit Michelle’s website at www.michellehua.co.uk, follow...
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Take a look at your CV or LinkedIn profile. Under skills have you listed “adaptability” as one of them? Our cross-sector mentoring partners and leading recruitment experts Michael Page have named “adaptability” as one of their “Top 100 Skills”; yet according to research only 15% of British people list adaptability as a skill on their CV. Michael Page carried out consumer research of over 2000 workers, with 44% of people recognising adaptability as a skills they possess, despite not including...
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Once upon a new year, there was a story that had a beginning, a middle, and an end.  Alex’s new notebook was laid out on the desk, the pen by its side. A hot cup of tea was ready for drinking. “My resolution is to go running,” Alex wrote.  “I will run every day, come rain or shine! At home or away, sprightly or tired, run I shall!” And so, Monday to Sunday, Alex ran. On days where it felt...
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After hours of deliberating our outstanding 900 nominations, we are proud to announce our Northern Power Women’s Award Shortlist for 2019. Sixty judges including Clare Burles, Beccy Barr, Jacqueline de Rojas CBE, Mike Blackburn OBE, Chris Maguire and Helen Pidd, reviewed the nominations via category panels and for some categories video questions too! “I really enjoyed being part of this robust process and was totally blown away by the quality of the nominations – good luck to all!” Congratulations to all the...
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