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How to start a passive income business

Friday, October 21st, 2022

Passive income has become a huge buzzword in personal finance, with influencers and internet marketers eager to sell their idea of how you can make easy money. But what is it really?   The idea behind passive income is an irresistible one – build your earnings without putting in ongoing labour. Traditionally, that’s meant things [Read more…]

What you should really talk about in your next interview to land that job

Friday, October 21st, 2022

According to several studies, the question you should be answering if you want to impress at your next interview is:   What is your intrinsic motivation for applying for this job? But what does this mean exactly? There are two types of motivation you can talk about when applying for a job: Your extrinsic motivation [Read more…]

Tips to build an effective landing page for your business

Friday, October 21st, 2022

Landing pages are big business. Essentially, a landing page is where a visitor first ‘lands’ when they click on a link to your website from another location. The purpose of a landing page is to swiftly capitalise on the interest that has been generated and turn the visitor into a customer as soon as possible. [Read more…]

Five tips for a successful return to learning

Friday, October 21st, 2022

Returning to study after years away from textbooks can transform your career, but it can also be daunting. As a mature student, you might worry that you’ll feel isolated and stand out among all the 19-year-olds, or that you won’t remember how to structure an essay.   So, it’s good to remember that you’re not [Read more…]

The best brain-training apps

Friday, October 21st, 2022

Everyone accepts that our bodies stay healthier if we give them a good workout on a regular basis. The idea that the same might be true of our brains is a little more controversial, but it’s growing in popularity.   Scientists have been learning more and more about how our brains can adapt and change [Read more…]

Your survival guide to redundancy

Friday, August 26th, 2022

Job losses are far below their pandemic peak in 2020, but fears of recession and high-profile layoffs like those at P&O are a reminder that no job is completely secure. And if that bad news arrives, it’s a huge financial and emotional shock – just when you need to be at your best to start [Read more…]

Life Skills: increasing your confidence

Friday, August 26th, 2022

Do you lack self-confidence at work, college or in life in general? If so, there’s a good chance that it could be getting in the way of your success despite your ability to achieve what you want. Everyone lacks confidence sometimes. The key to conquering it is to recognise it for what it is – [Read more…]

How to ace day one of your new job

Friday, August 26th, 2022

Making a good impression on your boss and co-workers is vital on the first day of a new job.   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.   Based on first [Read more…]

The productivity secrets of young business leaders

Friday, August 26th, 2022

People who’ve made their mark on the world at a young age hold a particular fascination. How did they achieve so much so quickly? And, maybe more importantly, how can we do the same?   Anyone who’s achieved such a meteoric rise will have a few tricks up their sleeve when it comes to productivity. [Read more…]

What can you do with a second language?

Friday, August 26th, 2022

As the UK looks to global markets after Brexit, language skills have never been more critical. But research suggests that 70% of British companies have no foreign language skills for the countries they do business in – suggesting there are huge opportunities for Spanish, Mandarin, French, Arabic or German speakers to make a difference.   [Read more…]

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