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Month: April 2021

Every one of us can be creative (even you!)

Friday, April 16th, 2021

If you’ve ever assumed that the world is split into logically minded people that are good at maths and science, and creative people that are good at art and writing, then it’s time to reconsider. Ever heard of the idea that there are two types of thinkers – the left-brained analytical thinkers and the right-brained [Read more…]

First impressions count!

Friday, April 16th, 2021

First impressions are enormously important – especially at an interview. 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. Human beings have evolved to make huge assumptions about one another’s health, success, intelligence, [Read more…]

Which type of learner are you? (And how to use it to your advantage)

Friday, April 16th, 2021

If you’ve ever found a particular subject difficult at college, or struggled to learn how to do something at work, it’s likely that it’s not what you’re learning that is the obstacle, but how you’re learning it. Harvard professor Howard Gardner proposed that there are 8 different types of learning styles which most people fall [Read more…]

Your transferable skills could land you a dream job

Friday, April 16th, 2021

Transferable skills are abilities, knowledge and training that can be applied to many different aspects of your life and in this case, your career. This is great news for anyone looking for a career change or your first step onto the career ladder – recognising what your transferable skills are, how you can apply them [Read more…]

Inspiration for your career and daily life

Friday, April 16th, 2021

In need of a little motivation to help you in your career, your studies, or your personal goals? Everyone, at some point in life, needs inspiration to keep moving forward. Whether you need a push to ask for that promotion, get the exam result you want or just overcome a seemingly small issue in your daily [Read more…]