Tag Archives: Job Advice

Heavy workloads and lack of development is taking a toll on employee happiness

According to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development’s (CIPD) UK Working Lives survey, many of us feel overworked and are lacking opportunities to progress in our careers. More specifically, it was found that overall happiness is being dragged down … Continue reading

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5 simple ways to improve your job search

Job hunting is never fun nor easy. If you’re unemployed you have the pressure of trying to find something as quickly as possible and while you can afford to be choosy if you’re still employed, it can be incredibly difficult … Continue reading

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How to create high-performing teams

Although individual work has its place and can certainly provide many benefits to an organisation, high-performing teams are also necessary to the successful running of your business. High-performing teams are made up of individuals who work particularly well together. They … Continue reading

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Five great reasons to work in finance

Whether you’re a recent graduate or you’re considering a career change, there are many benefits of working in finance. From an impressive starting salary to fantastic career progression opportunities, below we have highlighted just a few great reasons to consider … Continue reading

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15 top tips for managing your time more efficiently

If you’re regularly faced with a desk full of paperwork that needs to be dealt with or an inbox full of unopened emails, resolving this issue may be a simple case of learning how to manage your time more effectively. … Continue reading

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The skills you need to be a great manager

Most people would agree that the perfect combination of experience, education, knowledge and communication skills are what makes a great manager. While these are all great attributes to have, there are also many softer personality and behavioural skills that play … Continue reading

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What are the benefits of working for a small company?

Many of us are automatically drawn to the idea of working for a big company and while it is of course great to get a well-known brand on your CV, working for a smaller company can be just as beneficial … Continue reading

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The bad habits your colleagues want you to break

Most of us want to be liked by our work colleagues and will therefore avoid all the most obvious office annoyances. Singing out loud, constantly talking while people are trying to work, eating smelly foods at our desk and not … Continue reading

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The reasons why top talent leave their jobs

Staff retention is something that a lot of companies struggle with. While it’s perfectly natural for people to want to move on after some time, if you find yourself being given that dreaded resignation letter time and time again, there’s … Continue reading

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Five things recruiters don’t want to see on your CV

If you’re currently on the search for a new job but don’t seem to be having much luck, there could be something on your CV which is putting potential employers off inviting you in for an interview. So much time … Continue reading

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