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Month: August 2019

Why you should take a short professional course to accelerate your career

Friday, August 16th, 2019

Want to find success, increase your mental wellbeing and future-proof your career? There are many reasons why it’s a good idea to take a short professional course. Here we explore some of the benefits.   You can keep up with technological advances Rapid advances in technology mean there is an increasing need for workers to [Read more…]

Why mentoring benefits everyone involved

Friday, August 16th, 2019

Whether you’re looking for a career mentor, or you’re interested in becoming a mentor in order to further your own career – here’s how taking part in a mentoring scheme, or establishing a more casual mentor-mentee relationship can benefit everyone involved.   Why have a career mentor? It helps you stay focused Having a career [Read more…]

Best apps and websites for curating your career

Friday, August 16th, 2019

From creating a professional network to finding your niche skills, here we’ve shared some of the best apps and websites out there to help you grow your career in the right direction.   Meetup.com  The networking experience on Meetup.com doesn’t necessarily happen online – but it’s a brilliant app for finding groups of people who [Read more…]

“Have you got any questions?” What to ask your interviewer

Friday, August 16th, 2019

“Surprisingly, the most common answer to the interview question, “Do you have any questions?” is no” say Monster.com. This is the wrong answer. Employers use this question to really differentiate between the candidates. It’s your opportunity to stand out and demonstrate that you have thought properly about your suitability for the position, as well as [Read more…]

Workplace wellbeing trends you should know about

Friday, August 16th, 2019

Want to know what employees and the companies they work for are doing to improve their physical and mental fitness in 2019? Read on.   Employers taking action  Employers are recognising the need to keep their employees happy in order to increase productivity, improve work quality and increase employee retention. More and more employers are [Read more…]