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Month: September 2020

Beat procrastination to get productive

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

Almost all of us find ourselves getting distracted or putting things off from time to time, but for around one in five people, it’s a chronic problem. Psychologists believe that we’re not born procrastinators, but it’s a habit that grows over time.   The good news is that habits can be broken as well as [Read more…]

You’re never too old for a year out

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

Gap years aren’t just reserved for young students straight out of school. Neither are gap years restricted to donning a backpack and an ankle bracelet and heading straight to South East Asia to drink buckets of dubious alcohol on a sun-drenched party island. (Although, if that’s what you want to do with your year out, [Read more…]

Perfecting your elevator pitch

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

Imagine that you have to sell yourself or your company in 30-seconds. You’ve just jumped into an elevator with the head of your company or a major potential investor, and you’ve got a rare opportunity to pitch to them while the elevator travels between floors. What would you say to get their attention?   Today, the [Read more…]

The golden rules of phone interviews

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

Recruiters and employers use phone or online interviews to narrow down large volumes of applicants and ensure that you’re a credible and serious applicant before you’re invited for a face-to-face interview. The good news is, if you get a call it means they like your CV, and it’s then up to you to convince them [Read more…]

Changing career could be easier than you think

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

Changing your career can be a daunting prospect, but if you want to do something new, develop your existing role into something else or just fancy a challenge, then it may be the right decision for you. Many of our alumni have come to learn that making the decision to change your career is often [Read more…]