Port Sunlight and William Lever, Social Philanthropist…………..should be compulsory reading for HR professionals
Excellent blog with spot on commentary
Yesterday I paid a second visit to Port Sunlight village and visited the museum and one of the workers cottages. The museum is small but well worth a visit if you are the least bit interested in our industrial heritage. As is the workers cottage next door, preserved and showing the living conditions the workers enjoyed.
The museum tells the story of William Lever and his vision in creating this village for workers at his Sunlight Soap factory. The displays explore how the village developed, from the working conditions to the charming architecture and lively social scene. The museum is packed with nostalgia, from vintage soap packaging to the story Ringo Starr’s first performance with the Beatles, which took place in Port Sunlight in 1962. Through film shows, interactives, models and an array of intriguing artefacts you can discover the tale of this inspirational village.
Port Sunlight is arguably the…
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Sadly for many graduates today this is a little too near the truth. In the UK very few (about 7%) of psychology graduates become professional psychologists, a fact which often comes as a shock to undergraduates. In the past few years Psychology Degree courses have grown in number faster than any other subject and the market is now flooded with psychology graduates. Some courses are not even accredited by the BPS which has major ramifications for anyone wanting to train as a psychologist.