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Andrea Cartwright
08
Dec

Women in Leadership: An interview with Andrea Cartwright, Group HR Director, Supergroup

By: Primeast

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 team

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Global learning and development programmes create cohesion.
20
Nov

Should you deliver learning and development programmes globally?

By: Primeast

Should you roll out learning development programmes (L&D) locally or globally? This is one of the main questions facing learning and development/HR professionals within global organisations.

Fear over the scale of global rollout and the work involved has historically pushed people into a local approach but such schemes often struggle to get results.

In order to make an informed decision, it's important to understand what the pros and cons are of global L&D.

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An insular team is a problem for businesses.
13
Nov

The dangers of an insular team

By: Primeast

Without proper care and attention a team can ‘go rogue’ (Dictionary: Adjective: no longer obedient, belonging, or accepted and hence not controllable or answerable; deviating, renegade: a rogue cop; a rogue union local). They operate in a silo, disconnected from the core purpose of a business and often each other. In other words, they become insular.

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Gender parity will take 81-years - what can we do?
29
Oct

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

By: Primeast

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 workplace, if we're lucky.

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