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Master the art of public speaking with Dundee Speakers Club

November 18 2017

Sweaty palms? Trembling hands? Stumbling over your words? If you’ve ever experienced these symptoms while delivering a speech or addressing a group, you’re far from alone. Public speaking can be terrifying and yet it’s a vital skill to master and can stand you in good stead time after time.

Lifestyle

Ca-nine to five: one in five Scottish workplaces allow pets in the office

November 15 2017

New research from online job board showed furry benefits - easing employee stress and increasing productivity Clear “gender pet gap” is evident, with 12% of male workers complaining about pets compared to only 1% of women 35% of Scots believe a pet in the workplace helps ease stress According to new research, one-fifth of Scottish workplaces now allow employees to bring pets into the office, yet a similar proportion (16%) of workers have complained about the furry companions.

Lifestyle

Penguin Parade: P-p-p-picnic with a penguin

November 15 2017

Dundee’s Penguin Parade is getting us all a-flutter here in The Courier office. With the fantastic news that only 20 more penguins need to be sponsored we can’t wait to see a colony – or “waddle” – of 80 colourful giant penguins invading the city during 2018.

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