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Simple productivity hacks to increase your efficiency

Tuesday, September 20th, 2022

Different productivity techniques work for different people. Here are some of the most effective ways to tick things off your to-do list and find some time in your busy schedule – which one works best for you?   Use an app Using technology correctly can help you organise your busy schedule, both at work and [Read more…]

How to spot an email phishing scam

Tuesday, September 20th, 2022

Phishing is an online attack with the goal of tricking people into giving up their personal information, usually via deceptive emails and websites. The most common ways in which hackers try to do this are:   Encouraging the victim to click on a link or download an attachment containing malicious software that can infect your [Read more…]

Why it can be better to work for a startup

Tuesday, September 20th, 2022

Admittedly, working for a startup may not be suitable for everyone. The downsides can be long hours, uncertain job security and the risk of failure. But for the right person, helping to create a business from scratch can be the most fulfilling career experience – and in the right circumstances, it can be lucrative, too. [Read more…]

How to use tech to turbocharge your job search

Tuesday, September 20th, 2022

It can be a crowded field when you’re job hunting these days, so you want to use every tool at your disposal to get an edge over the competition. Luckily, there’s an increasingly wide range of technology to help you land a great new role, offering everything from the inside scoop on employers to CV-writing [Read more…]

Five reasons to consider a career in accounting and finance

Tuesday, September 20th, 2022

From the post-pandemic ‘Great Resignation’ to the current cost of living crisis, events are causing lots of people to take another look at their career path. One in four people aged 16 to 34 were considering changing jobs last year. In uncertain times, you want a career that is stable, has plenty of options and [Read more…]

Your survival guide to redundancy

Friday, August 26th, 2022

Job losses are far below their pandemic peak in 2020, but fears of recession and high-profile layoffs like those at P&O are a reminder that no job is completely secure. And if that bad news arrives, it’s a huge financial and emotional shock – just when you need to be at your best to start [Read more…]

Life Skills: increasing your confidence

Friday, August 26th, 2022

Do you lack self-confidence at work, college or in life in general? If so, there’s a good chance that it could be getting in the way of your success despite your ability to achieve what you want. Everyone lacks confidence sometimes. The key to conquering it is to recognise it for what it is – [Read more…]

How to ace day one of your new job

Friday, August 26th, 2022

Making a good impression on your boss and co-workers is vital on the first day of a new job.   Research has shown that it can take less than a second for a person to form an opinion of you based on your physical appearance, body language, attitude, clothes and mannerisms.   Based on first [Read more…]

The productivity secrets of young business leaders

Friday, August 26th, 2022

People who’ve made their mark on the world at a young age hold a particular fascination. How did they achieve so much so quickly? And, maybe more importantly, how can we do the same?   Anyone who’s achieved such a meteoric rise will have a few tricks up their sleeve when it comes to productivity. [Read more…]

What can you do with a second language?

Friday, August 26th, 2022

As the UK looks to global markets after Brexit, language skills have never been more critical. But research suggests that 70% of British companies have no foreign language skills for the countries they do business in – suggesting there are huge opportunities for Spanish, Mandarin, French, Arabic or German speakers to make a difference.   [Read more…]

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