The Directors View: The Apprentice – episode 10

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The final 7 embark upon yet another cooking challenge. The candidates had to invent a luxury pudding product and then pitch to retailers – the best seller wins! Simple? Maybe. But a bit of a regurgitation on the challenge front. How about an idea from us Lord Sugar? Take on an Apprentice to invent exciting new challenges on a The …

Facebook rivalling LinkedIn

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Facebook developers are working on a new career based social network set to throw some serious shade at LinkedIn. Facebook are creating the platform currently, but adding in features to keep personal and professional accounts separate – so you can post images of you out and about till the early hours of the morning and all the pet related post …

The Directors View: The Apprentice – episode 5

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The tour from hell? The candidates are whittled down and now thoroughly mixed into their two teams, Summit comprising Sanjay, who volunteered as Team Leader, James, Jemma, Bianca, Soloman & Roisin. And team Tenacity, with an aggressive Daniel blagging his way to lead comprised Mark, Pamela, Lauren, Felipe and Katie. Lord Sugar made it quite clear success comes not from …

The Directors View: The Apprentice – episode two

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So we kick off episode two where we left off – the nineteen are ready to be whittled down further today. Mrs Haining was heard to comment “no wardrobe space in a house that sleeps 20, I’d be quitting myself voluntarily.”  I must admit, she does have a point…. Wearable technology was a difficult theme to work with under tight …

Drum roll please – the top brand is

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Last week CoolBrands, The Centre for Brand Analysis, released their latest list which details the brands in the UK that are simply put, the coolest! And it didn’t come as a surprise to us here in the Seriously Helpful office, that once again, Apple retained its crown for the third year running. Of course, its popularity was enhanced due to …