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We regularly publish articles written by our experienced lecturers and tutors covering areas such as

  • professional advice
  • best practice within your industry
  • employability
  • working abroad
  • career development
  • current issues in your sector


Everyone speaks English, don't they?
By Chris Lyne, subject group leader – languages

Chris Lyne discusses the business advantages of learning a foreign language to give you a competitive edge in the job market. Read more.

What's the score?
By Max Moullin, principal lecturer in total quality management and organisational excellence

It’s more important than ever to improve public sector productivity, but top-down performance management approaches are destined to fail. A better method, argues Max Moullin, is to use a public sector scorecard. Read more.

Remember the customer
By Jeanette Baker, principal lecturer in marketing

Jeanette Baker reminds us why the customer is so important and provides some useful marketing tips to ensure they remember your business. Read more.

Business ethics
By Neil Fletcher, senior lecturer in finance and accounting

Senior lecturer Neil Fletcher gives a humorous insight into business ethics, examining people's perceptions of morals and how some employees embrace the rules more than others. Read more.

Managing events – tips from the experts
By Phil Crowther, senior lecturer in events management

Phil Crowther provides advice about event management in business and highlights why events offer such high potential to cut through the clutter, harnessing the power of face-to-face communication. Read more.

Impressions of China
By Gudrun Myers, international co-ordinator (China)

From her experiences of working abroad, Gudrun Myers gives us an insight into the cultural differences between the UK and China. Read more.

Engaging with social media
By Dr Alisha Ali, lecturer in hospitality management.

This article provides an introduction to social media, examining its importance for business and providing simple ways for you to get involved in the online revolution. Read more.

Career planning advice for alumni By Annette Baxter, careers advisor Helpful hints and tips from the careers team at Sheffield Hallam University to help you progress in your career during the downturn in the economy. Read more.

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