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This series of podcasts helps you to improve your English for your career in the workplace and covers a large number of business and work themes. They are suitable for learners at intermediate to advanced level.
Listen to this speech given at a party being held for the retirement of an employee, James Dawson. The managing director of the company delivers a speech outlining James's achievements.
Listen to an interview with a recruitment expert, who talks about his experience of reading CVs and offers some good advice on writing them.
Listen to two friends talking about genetically modified food. Frank is for GM food, but Ann is against it.
Listen to an extract from a lecture on business and ethics.
Listen to a consultant talking about the basic stages of the change process and the people in the change management team.
Listen to a conversation between a human resources officer and an employee who is unhappy with the way he is treated by his boss.
Listen to part of a conference call organised by a company called Softcell Incorporated.
Listen to part of a radio programme. Peter Jones works for Art and Business, a company that develops creative partnerships between business and the arts.
Listen to this business school seminar from the year 2006 where the seminar leader talks about how eBay achieved its success.
Listen to an extract from a lecture on emotional intelligence given by a professor at a business school.
Listen to an interview with a retired doctor, Rajan Mehta, about his life working in the UK.
Listen to a radio programme in which people from three companies talk about their experiences of going global.
Listen to a journalist giving advice on interviewing techniques.
Listen to part of a radio programme where a manager is talking about dealing with staff.
Listen to some people trying to resolve a dispute at work with the help of a mediator.
Listen to a business management expert talking about the price that some companies have to pay when they fail to address diversity-related risks.
Listen to an extract of an interview with a professor of Business Studies about the subject of motivation.
Listen to a radio interview in which the future of the Martha Stewart brand is discussed.
A public relations account executive talks about how she got into the area of public relations and about her job.
Listen to a trainer at the end of a management training session summing up the importance of relationship-building as a competency and reviewing ways of developing the competency.
Listen to an interview with a social affairs commentator on changes in patterns of working.
Listen to part of a radio programme where people are talking about viral marketing.
Listen to the guests on this radio chat show speaking about the difference between work-related stress and burnout.
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