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From Trudeaumania to fuddle duddle: Canadian English additions to Oxford Dictionaries

Oxford Blog

With it sitting under the North American umbrella and sharing many words with American English, you might think Canadian English not so different from its southerly neighbour – not so!

Mar

06

2018

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How language duped us into austerity

Zoe Williams

The same misleading metaphors are used again and again to talk about economic policy. We need a new frame

Feb

20

2018

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How to Expand Your Vocabulary

David J Pfeiffer

Throughout the last few years I have invested a significant amount of effort into expanding my vocabulary. I have found some methods to be more effective than others, and outline the most effective methods I have found in this article.

Feb

17

2018

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Business schools help alumni over career bumps

Miranda Green

Coaching is offered to former students who hit problems or want to make a change

Jan

10

2018

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Stanford top in MBA ranking for jobs in finance

Laurent Ortmans

Alumni of California school achieve best salaries in high-paying sector

Dec

08

2017

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All work and no play? The new ‘uni’ experience

Matthew Engel

Clark Kerr, president of the University of California in the years of campus turbulence in the 1960s, famously defined the secret of running a successful university as providing football for the alumni, parking for the academics and sex for the students.

Sep

12

2017

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The 20 toughest UK job interview questions - From Tesla to Cond? Nast to British Airways

Zlata Rodionova

Glassdoor scoured hundreds of thousands of interview questions shared by candidates on the website over the past year

Jul

06

2017

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How to improve your business networking game

Heidi Scrimgeour

Are you a small business owner who has trouble working the circuit? Don’t treat everybody like a potential deal and focus on building trusted relationships, advise these experts.

Jun

19

2017

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When is it appropriate to reply all? Mostly never

Elle Hunt

When responding to an email, 20 years of cautionary tales prove there is a crucial difference between “reply” and “reply all”. So when should you use the latter?

May

17

2017

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Why we should no longer see our careers as ladders

Rosie Murray-West

Whether you see it as a greasy pole to conquer, a ladder to climb or a glass ceiling to smash, all the metaphors surrounding career advancement echo the idea that your job must be an upward progression.

Mar

31

2017

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