UK on target to reach one million women working in STEM fields by 2020

According to new research by WISE, the campaign for gender balance in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), the UK is on track to have one million women working in core STEM roles by 2020. The research shows that there are over 900,000 women working in STEM currently and an estimated 200,000 women …

Customers Demand Cross Channel Conversations. Here’s How Brands Can Deliver

Nine in 10 customers expect brands to provide a seamless experience across channels and devices, according to the New Jersey Institute of Technology.  Right now, nearly 90 percent of customers think companies are failing at this endeavor. So how can brands send the right message, to the right person, on …

Small business secrets to competing with big box stores

Every small business owner has a similar problem: How do you compete with big box stores in your area? Even though your products or services are unique, special and one-of-a-kind, it’s difficult to separate yourself from the competition of giant department stores or larger companies. Chains or corporate businesses offer things …

From FUBAR to Five Star: Delivering Excellent Facilities Management

Mark Wilcock is an experienced facilities management professional and he has something to share with you. His self-written new book From FUBAR to Five Star: Delivering Excellent Facilities Management offers reflections and guidance on a range of challenges that face facilities managers in their day to day lives. Mark is …