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The enormous wellbeing benefits of being creative

Being creative has been proven to benefit your health and happiness in a number of ways – and you don’t have to be an amazing artist or creative genius to reap the rewards.   Here we explore exactly how, by engaging in creative activities, you can improve your wellbeing and some of the creative short [Read more…]

Your guide to asking for a pay rise

If you feel like you should be earning more money, read our advice on how to ask for a pay rise.   How much to ask for It’s important to ask your employer for a reasonable, well-researched pay increase. Asking your fellow employees how much they’re being paid is one way to find out your [Read more…]

Five new year’s resolutions for career success

It’s that time of year to think about a fresh start and resolving to make changes. And while the world may seem pretty unpredictable right now, that’s no reason to avoid making plans.   Setting goals for your career can help ensure you don’t get too bogged down in the day-to-day upheavals and stay focused [Read more…]

Self-care tips for working from home

Ditching the office and making your home your workplace can give a real boost to your quality of life, especially if it means saying goodbye to a dreary commute.   But removing all the boundaries between work and the rest of your life can be a major source of stress too. Some home-workers find they [Read more…]

How to shine in your next remote interview

The shift in work-life balance enabled by working from home has been one of the few positive changes to have come out of the pandemic. It doesn’t work for everyone, but 85% of current home-workers say they would like to carry on with some mix of office-based and remote working.   Companies see the appeal [Read more…]