Scientist to manager: What’s the big deal?

It’s one of those tricky issues that organisations across the pharmaceutical sector face frequently:¬†how do we bridge the gap in skills that are needed for top scientists to become effective managers?

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Female leaders must embrace talent liberation to experience fair treatment

Gender equality is one of those wide-ranging issues that continues to bubble away under the surface of modern society, but for many of today’s progressive businesses it is a topic that is being tackled head on. Positive steps are now being taken to deliver increased opportunities for female leaders

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Breaking out of the stereotype as a female leader

It’s arguably human nature to want to define people; we feel safer when we’ve figured someone out and put them in a box. However, by constructing walls in which to house others, assigning labels and creating barriers, we limit the possibilities. In the workplace the damage done by pigeonholing different factions – including women – […]

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Welcome Tina Breslin: Growing Primeast in North America

Primeast is pleased to welcome Tina Breslin to the team, who will be taking on the role of General Manager in Houston. Not only will she be bringing with her years of experience, but she will act as a bridge, helping us deliver a great service and grow our presence in the US. Having recently […]

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Women In Leadership: Nancy Mattenberger, Infor

As part of Primeast’s Women in Leadership series, we interviewed Nancy Mattenberger, Vice President for global consulting services at Infor, New York. Nancy shared with us her journey, the challenges she’s encountered as a female leader, and her tips for those looking to get to the top. Primeast (P): Explain to us your current role […]

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Women in Leadership: Pauline Yau, Microsoft

As part of Primeast’s Women in Leadership series, we interviewed Pauline Yau, director for central government at Microsoft UK. Pauline shared with us her journey, the experiences she’s had being a woman in the workplace, the challenges she’s encountered as a female leader, and her thoughts on the current environment for professional women. Primeast (P): […]

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Women in Leadership: Andrea Cartwright, Supergroup

As part of Primeast’s Women in Leadership series, we interviewed Andrea Cartwright, group HR director for Supergroup. Andrea shared with us her journey, the challenges she’s encountered as a female leader, and her tips for those looking to get to the top. Primeast (P): Explain to us your current role and a bit about your […]

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Gender parity will take 81-years – what can we do?

As the BBC hosts its 100 Women season, which brings together women from around the world, a new report has shown that it will take 81 years for global gender equality. The ‘Global gender gap report 2014‘ from the World Economic Forum (WEF) claims that 2095 will be the year of gender equality in the […]

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Supporting women into leadership

Women are becoming a more dominant presence in the workforce. Intuit’s ‘2020 Report‘ showed that over the next six years around 870 million women who had previously not participated in the mainstream economy will either gain employment or start their own business. Of these, 822 million will come from

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Moving away from a reactive approach to gender diversity

How bad and how public do things have to get before organisations recognise the value in having a truly gender diverse work force and then start taking a proactive approach to achieving it? The recent NFL controversy has highlighted not just a gender imbalance in leadership but a reactive approach to creating diversity.

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