5th Wall News

  • Confidence Crisis? We're Here to Help

    Have You Noticed the ‘Confidence Crisis’? Red Dot Research recently undertook to gage just how confident British employees are. The results? ‘Crisis of Confidence’, cried headlines. Asked about a range of everyday and not-so-everyday tasks, from public speaking to working in a team, a surpr…

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  • 9 Useful Office New Year’s Resolutions - And How To Stick To Them

    New Year’s Resolutions. How many did you make last year? A few more than you stuck to, right? Often, the reason resolutions fall through is that we weren’t ever really committed to keeping them. No matter how much you want to, say, lose weight (the most popular resolution for 2015), if you ne…

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  • Skills in Focus : The Office Party

    11 million of us will go to a work Christmas party this year. Reactions to the seasonal do will always vary – from those who appreciate a chance to socialise with colleagues to those whom the occasion fills with dread. Either way, negotiating the office party seems to be a refined skill in itself –…

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  • What's in a Name?

    This week, we’re turning our thoughts to one of the trickiest etiquette questions of the 21st century. When do you use someone’s forename, and when do you use a surname? Time was, when there would be no question about it; everyone was a Mr, Ms, Mrs or Miss. More recently, this level of formali…

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  • Time for Some Bubbly - 5th Wall at the York Press Business Awards

    November was a big month for the 5th Wall team. Not only did we launch our new online platform; we had the honour of winning the York Press Business Award for Best Business and Higher Education Link. It’s appropriate that these two things happened at the same time, because without our univer…

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