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Future-proof your business

As the ‘future of work’ debate continues, leaders can take three practical steps to future-proof their business. Every week brings new stories about how the world of work is changing. Driven by forces such as advances in technology, global inter-connectedness and growing consumer expectations, new disruptions and innovations are appearing across virtually every business sector… Read More Future-proof your business

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What will the board of the future look like?

While artificial intelligence will certainly play a part, the fundamentals of board management will be familiar. It is a brisk October morning in 2025 as Julianna, board chair of Oaktree Limited, calls the board meeting to order. Julianna reminds everyone that at 11am precisely, the meeting will commence and Theodore, the artificial intelligence-powered corporate governance… Read More What will the board of the future look like?

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A guide to good performance reviews

Performance reviews are often thought of as an ordeal rather than opportunity. Dr Gerard McMahon outlines the actions to take before, during and after the review to ensure its success. For many people, the performance review process is a pain in the posterior. It is up there with a visit to the dentist in the… Read More A guide to good performance reviews

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Talent: the new business disruptor

A proactive approach to employer branding can help businesses navigate the war for talent. BY GILLIAN HORAN When it comes to the future of work, the automation of jobs tends to dominate the headlines. Will robots take finance jobs? Interestingly, when an accountant or finance professional analyses, applies judgement and then explains issues to clients… Read More Talent: the new business disruptor

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My pension road trip…

Auto-enrolment makes sense, but there are critical issues beyond pension coverage that need to be considered. BY GILLIAN RYAN I went to visit my daughter in the Gaeltacht on Sunday so we had a five-hour round trip, much of which was spent reading articles in the Sunday papers and on LinkedIn about pensions – much… Read More My pension road trip…

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Dealing with imposter syndrome

Overcoming imposter syndrome can be challenging, particularly when it spirals into persistent negativity. BY DR ANNETTE CLANCY Have you ever felt that you don’t belong? That you’re a fraud? That it’s just a matter of time before you’re found out? If so, you’re in very good company including Maya Angelou, Albert Einstein and Meryl Streep.… Read More Dealing with imposter syndrome