Barclays tracking system and other things employers monitor

Almost a week ago BBC reported “Barclays scraps ‘Big Brother’ staff tracking system’. This software by Sapience tracked the time employees spent on their desks and gave warnings to employees if they had been away from their computer/desk for longer than that deemed acceptable by the bank in an effort to ‘monitor people’s effectiveness at... Continue Reading →

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ILOVEYOU

My local radio station informs me that it’s only a couple of days to Valentine’s day. Unlike a great deal of normal people, I can’t help but think of the ILOVEYOU bug. This virus is only a couple of months short of its 20th anniversary so I’m super aware that there’s at least a whole... Continue Reading →

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Tips to organise your emails

Emails are an essential way to keep in touch with everything we engage with, from people to platforms. They're especially important when it comes to work as it could mean missing out a crucial email before a meeting or a paper update that the team are working on. I struggled with staying on top of... Continue Reading →

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How to make a strong password

Making strong passwords which are memorable are easier than you think if you ignore everything that you’ve been told and start to think of the reasoning behind the combination.  Yesterday morning I heard an advert by the UK's National Cyber Security Center about setting better passwords. I went to the resources and ended up going down... Continue Reading →

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5 tips for being more inclusive!

I’m writing this blog post while travelling on a highspeed train that’s currently running from Glasgow (Scotland) back to where I need to be. Whizzing past towns is a blur of colour – to me these blotches of blurred colour represent so much life,  emotions, tears, love, loss, endless stories and experiences. Some of these stories... Continue Reading →

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