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Could you change your career?

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

The short answer is yes, but you’ll probably need a bit more information to assist in making such a big decision. There are many reasons why you may be considering a career change. If one of the following applies to you, read on for our advice on deciding on your next career move, and find [Read more…]

How to avoid burnout at work

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

Even before we all went through a pandemic together, burnout – chronic workplace stress that leaves you wiped out and unable to perform – was becoming the big mental health issue of the younger generations. A survey for the Mental Health Foundation found that 74% of all adults reported having been so stressed they felt [Read more…]

How to be a great boss for remote employees

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

Remote working is here to stay, whether it’s full-time WFH or a hybrid mix of office days and days at home. It means that being a good manager increasingly requires you to work with some of your employees at a distance. Since the pandemic began, you’ve probably come across some of the challenges: a lack [Read more…]

Five tips to upgrade your WFH space

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

The pandemic turned everyone’s working lives upside down, but that doesn’t mean we’re all eager to get back to office life. Many workplaces and individuals have come to see benefits in remote and hybrid working and are looking to make WFH a long-term change. But if you’re working from home for the long haul, it’s [Read more…]

The golden rules of LinkedIn etiquette

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

First impressions are vital on LinkedIn. You just have to think about how long people spend looking at a profile. Different reports suggest this can be anything from 10 seconds to a minute. Either way, you don’t have much time to impress them. Luckily, our golden rules of LinkedIn etiquette can help you do just [Read more…]

Tips for older students on returning to education

Friday, September 10th, 2021

Don’t be put off by titles – the following tips may just change your perceptions of what being a mature student really means.   Do you feel like you’re stuck in a career rut and want to get some new professional qualifications to improve your prospects? Or perhaps you want to take your education to [Read more…]

Our favourite podcasts for career motivation

Friday, September 10th, 2021

It’s no wonder podcasts have taken off as a way to get advice and inspiration in your career. After all, they’re easy to fit into your busy life.   Listen on your commute, in the car or on the train. Get some chores done while you catch up on the latest ideas. It’s the perfect [Read more…]

Five tips to make a great start at your new remote job

Friday, September 10th, 2021

Thousands of people in the pandemic have started new jobs without ever meeting their colleagues face to face or stepping inside the office. As companies increasingly reconsider their working practices, you could be next.   Remote working can offer some exciting new opportunities. But chances are your new company doesn’t have an on-boarding process that’s [Read more…]

How to make sure social media doesn’t cost you a job

Friday, September 10th, 2021

When cricketer Ollie Robinson was suspended from the England team for past racist and sexist tweets, it sparked a national debate about social media that went right up to the prime minister.   But more and more employers are taking an interest in the online life of their staff and prospective hires and it’s a [Read more…]

Managing negative social media for your business

Friday, September 10th, 2021

Connecting and engaging with clients, potential customers and fans is a great way to show the human side of your brand and establish trust and loyalty. But how you engage with negative comments on your social media channels is arguably just as important as fostering community discussion and posting winning campaigns. So, how do you [Read more…]

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