Baby boom generation just refuses to quit

An office man looking out the window
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Companies still need to learn how to make the best of their ageing workforce

Stern on Boards

FT Staff. Stefan Stern byline.
Too narrow a focus on shareholder value can lead to disaster – and not just for investors
– Stefan Stern
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Companies chase a ‘return on equality’ as LGBT-friendly policies blossom
Vicky Featherstone
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At Work with . . . Vicky Featherstone

The Royal Court Theatre’s artistic director on pushing back the boundaries in drama

Mrs Moneypenny Recruitment column

Public and private sectors benefit from two-way traffic

Moral hazards must be weighed against benefits

Career Counsel: Recruiting digital minds

What companies need to do to attract and retain the young digerati they need to develop

Be ready to reinvent yourself at any time

As the job market changes, employees must prepare for career detours during their lives

Career Counsel: Do I have what it takes to start a business?

Things you need to know before deciding whether or not to launch a start-up

Jane Bryant, Director, BAE Systems

At Work with ... Jayne Bryant, engineer and director, BAE Systems

‘Your industry needs you’ is key message for women

Mrs Moneypenny Recruitment column

Inquire about your candidates’ passions, not career paths

Find out what motivates people applying to your company, writes Mrs Moneypenny

a young man an older man shake hand

Time to value skills of the next generation

Do young people lack employable qualities, or do older bosses need to look deeper?

neurosurgeon Henry Marsh

At work with . . . Henry Marsh, neurosurgeon

Disappointment with the NHS inspired a bestseller

Never have so few worked so hard for boardroom equality

Headhunters do their bit to get women to the table

Career Counsel: How to better manage time and win that promotion

Suss out which tasks add value to the company and prioritise them, then do some strategic thinking

Talking about mental health

Top executives open up about battling depression

At work with. . . Saatchi chief Kevin Roberts

‘We live in the age of the idea, not the age of the ad’

Make yourself interesting, learn about wine

An impressive qualification can boost your appeal, writes Mrs Moneypenny

How to open doors by networking on LinkedIn

Do not think in sectors; there are no more sectors

Test results can define young careers

‘Tis the season when graduates polish CVs, call referees and dredge up test results from years past

At Work with ... Emma Willis

The queen bee of sewing is flying the flag for UK manufacturing and its injured military heroes

Recruiting outside London? Follow the US Army’s lead

When recruiting for jobs outside London, it pays to watch the US Army

What you need to know about delivering an important presentation

The best way to nail it: practise, practise and practise again



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