Pavlína Holancová

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Doing their homework

CAREERSSandy Lloyd doesn't have far to go to his office - just a few steps upstairs to the study that was once a bedroom of his home in Ipswich,...
26. 1. 2007

Eamonn Fitzgerald on the latest trends

TECHNOLOGYI'm with the sceptics when it comes to global warming. Here's why: globally averaged surface temperature, which is always going up and...
26. 1. 2007

Problem, what problem?

Business SkillsI once asked a senior manager what his job was. He looked at me rather sternly and said, "My job is to solve problems - that's...
26. 1. 2007

English for...stock markets

LANGUAGE AT WORKIn each issue of Business Spotlight you'll find English for..., a special pull-out guide to the essential phrases, expressions...
26. 1. 2007

The latest from the world of business

Names and NewsFor many years, Scots left their country behind and went to England to find work. Now the trend is being reversed, as more and...
26. 1. 2007

Studying Abroad is an Adventure

NEW! GEOS Are you looking for Global Educational Opportunities and Services? Then you are searching for GEOS. Today, with over 550 schools in...
26. 1. 2007

BRITAIN

A headstart in finance Pupils at a major British public school are studying international finance to help them get jobs in London´s financial...
26. 1. 2007

Experts tell you how to get that job

CAREERS Finding and getting a job is rarely easy, whether you are a student or an experienced business person, whether you are unemployed or...
23. 11. 2006

The latest from the world of business

WORKING WORLDFlying for diamondsLooking for diamonds usually involves inspecting rock samples that have been taken from deep within the earth....
23. 11. 2006

GLOBAL Do-it-yourself food

NEW! GLOBAL Do-it-yourself food IKEA, the international assemble-it-yourself furniture store, is branching out into food. In autumn it plans to...
12. 10. 2006

Getting the pay you want

CAREERS After three years at his job, systems analyst Dan Mayer decided to talk to his boss about a pay rise. He felt that he deserved more...
2. 10. 2006

Getting on at work

BUSINESS SKILLS Working life is built around relationships with many people, including colleagues, managers, customers and external consultants....
2. 10. 2006

Talking heads

INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATIONAs business becomes more international, many meetings now include people from several different cultures. This can...
2. 10. 2006

Heading for collapse

EUROVISIONWithout further steps towards political union, the eurozone has little chance of survival. Yet Europe today is suffering from...
2. 10. 2006

The latest from the world of business

CANADA Blood on the coalWith supplies of Canadian coal dwindling, power plants in Atlantic Canada are turning to cheaper, cleaner coal from...
2. 10. 2006