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August 2015

Evolution of the supply chain selfie

By | 2015-08-27T08:27:29+00:00 August 27th, 2015|General|

When you hear the word selfie, what images are conjured? A coarse Kardashian perhaps?  A timid teen fishing for approval? Some other poor alliterative phrase? But, the selfie is much more than that, it is a folk art. That’s a big claim but, it is clear that [...]

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How to Rescue Your Career

By | 2017-08-23T09:54:22+00:00 August 27th, 2015|General|

If you’re reading this then odds are you are stranded in the sea of job dissatisfaction, lost in the mountains of underachievement, or even stuck in the burning building of unemployment. “Nope, not me, I’m perfectly content with my career” – Said nobody, ever. You know you [...]

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The Top Ten Factors of Employee Satisfaction

By | 2017-08-23T12:57:40+00:00 August 27th, 2015|General|

New research from Reed.co.uk reveals the average age workers experience career contentment is 32. A person’s 30’s is the most important decade as people are more likely to find fulfilment at work as well as in their relationships – with most getting married in their 30’s. The [...]

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An Award For Distance Learning!

By | 2015-08-20T10:43:52+00:00 August 20th, 2015|General|

Distance Learning College are the proud recipients of this year’s Acquisition International’s Business Excellence Award “Since 2010, Acquisition International Magazine's annual awards have been highlighting the amazing work done by those firms and individuals whose ceaseless dedication to innovation, customer care and the continued growth and improvement of [...]

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The End Of University?

By | 2017-08-23T13:14:51+00:00 August 19th, 2015|General|

Graduate qualification is at saturation point as the majority of UK graduates work in jobs that don’t require degrees.   The latest CIPD research shows that over 58% of graduates are working in non-graduate roles. There are simply not enough ‘highly-skilled entry level’ roles and many higher [...]

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The magazine is ready!

By | 2015-08-18T10:07:53+00:00 August 18th, 2015|General|

The summer is here! And with it the latest edition of our quarterly magazine. As always, there is something for everyone, whether you crave industry news, the latest processes, motivational lists, hints to help you study… Or just want to do a quick crossword. This is the [...]

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Holly Dunsmure: My Success Story

By | 2017-08-21T10:47:41+00:00 August 17th, 2015|General|

  ‘I’m here to talk to you about my success story… So far’ Having advanced through four stages of professional qualification: from CIPS Diploma to the Advanced Diploma through to the Professional Diploma and is currently on track to achieve her MCIPS, Holly is the perfect person [...]

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Philip Chaganis OBE: ‘Inspiring Leadership – A Different Slant’

By | 2015-08-11T07:59:25+00:00 August 11th, 2015|General|

‘People must see what you bring, then and only then, will they follow you' As chairman of the Institute of Supply Chain Management, Philip is no stranger to success. He began a long and illustrious career in logistics in 1969 with the British Army, where he served [...]

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John Holton: Developing People and Growing your Business

By | 2015-08-06T07:43:57+00:00 August 6th, 2015|General|

At Distance Learning College and Training's Success Rally (available to see here) John gave a presentation on ‘Developing People and Growing your Business’ this is a written overview of the talk. The presentation itself can be viewed below. After completing a DPhil in Chemistry, John joined the ICI corporate R&D laboratory [...]

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Alex Borg: Change Management – A focus on Supply Chain

By | 2015-08-04T08:19:12+00:00 August 4th, 2015|General|

At our success rally (available to see here) Alex gave a presentation on ‘Change Management - A focus on Supply Chain’ this is a written overview of the talk. The presentation itself can be viewed below. ‘Not changing is the same as falling behind’ With over 20 years supply chain [...]

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