Vikki Harrison Barber

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UK economy accelerating, CBI says

Strong performance from business and professional services driving expansion in the three months to May<p>UK economic growth has “cranked up several gears” to its fastest pace for a year, boosting hopes that a slowdown in the first quarter of 2015 will be short-lived, figures suggest.<p>The CBI’s latest …

What makes a recruiter reject your resume in seconds?

When it comes to job hunting, your resume can make or break your chances ... very quickly.<p>Three-quarters of human resource professionals said it takes them less than five minutes to review a resume before deciding whether a job applicant makes it to the next round, according to a recent survey from …

Germany says UK could leave EU if David Cameron insists on migrant quotas

David Cameron's bid to overhaul freedom of movement rules to restrict immigration from within the European Union could take Britain to a "point of no return", German government sources have reportedly warned<p>Germany would be prepared to accept that Britain will have to leave the European Union if …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

Apple Is Officially Less Cool Than Andrex, According To Consumer Superbrands

A new poll of the UK's leading brands has placed Apple below Andrex.<p>Apple fell to 14th position in the latest Consumer Superbrands survey, which has …

The Woes of Wall Street: Why Young Bankers Are So Miserable

The pay is good. Everything else is bad.<p>Over a few beers after work one spring evening, two junior Goldman Sachs employees started contemplating the best ways to kill themselves.<p>“If the goal is, like, how do I inflict maximum psychological damage, then I think just going up to your desk and blowing …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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Top 10 Marketing Books of All Time

Essential books for entrepreneurs who really want to understand how and why their customers buy.<p>In previous posts, I've identified the best motivational books of all time and the best sales books of all time. Today, I've selected 10 books about marketing that I believe should be in every business …

The Chaos of Kanye West's Yeezus

<b>Today Kanye West releases</b> his sixth solo album, <i>Yeezus,</i> a record with an improbably terrible pun for a title that does little to describe the aggressive nature of its contents. While ostensibly a rap record, aside from a couple of brief, straightforward appearances by Chicago rappers Chief Keef and …

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Chocolate Hot Pot

<i>Heaven in a bowl this chocolate hot pot is the perfect weekend treat. Bringing delight to all those who indulge in this dessert, spoil yourself and</i> …

Conversations with a two-year-old re-enacted by adults – video

<b>Toddlers have an endearing habit of saying the funniest things, especially when attempting to justify the reasons behind getting their own way.</b><p>From …