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Month: August 2020

Unsure what to do post-uni? Try these CV-friendly options

Friday, August 21st, 2020

It’s nearly that time of year when young people nationwide pack up their bags, buy some pots and pans, say some teary goodbyes, and head off to university. But what if you’ve finished uni and don’t quite know what to do next? Don’t worry, try these CV-friendly ideas that might just kick-start an amazing career.  Work abroad  Don’t [Read more…]

How do you get work experience when you don’t have any experience?

Friday, August 21st, 2020

It’s a dilemma faced by jobseekers, particularly the younger ones, up and down the country: how do you get a job without previous experience and how do you get experience without a job? This is a challenge for jobseekers in almost every industry and is an incredibly frustrating catch-22 for those who are just starting out.   So how do you beat it? It’s time [Read more…]

How Smart Financial Management Can Boost Your Career

Friday, August 21st, 2020

We all know the value of spending and investing our pay packet wisely. But what if there was a chance that shrewd financial management could help you up the career ladder and into a higher salary bracket? Some financial advisers are increasingly discovering that career planning and investment advice go hand in hand. After all, [Read more…]

How to make the most of time off

Friday, August 21st, 2020

We’re becoming increasingly bad at taking breaks in Britain. A recent study suggested that workers wasted a total of 163 million days of annual leave, gifting their employers labour worth £7bn. Most people blamed work being too busy. But that free labour isn’t a good thing in the long run for anyone. Tired workers are [Read more…]