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Could you change your career?

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

The short answer is yes, but you’ll probably need a bit more information to assist in making such a big decision. There are many reasons why you may be considering a career change. If one of the following applies to you, read on for our advice on deciding on your next career move, and find [Read more…]

How to avoid burnout at work

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

Even before we all went through a pandemic together, burnout – chronic workplace stress that leaves you wiped out and unable to perform – was becoming the big mental health issue of the younger generations. A survey for the Mental Health Foundation found that 74% of all adults reported having been so stressed they felt [Read more…]

How to be a great boss for remote employees

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

Remote working is here to stay, whether it’s full-time WFH or a hybrid mix of office days and days at home. It means that being a good manager increasingly requires you to work with some of your employees at a distance. Since the pandemic began, you’ve probably come across some of the challenges: a lack [Read more…]

Five tips to upgrade your WFH space

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

The pandemic turned everyone’s working lives upside down, but that doesn’t mean we’re all eager to get back to office life. Many workplaces and individuals have come to see benefits in remote and hybrid working and are looking to make WFH a long-term change. But if you’re working from home for the long haul, it’s [Read more…]

The golden rules of LinkedIn etiquette

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

First impressions are vital on LinkedIn. You just have to think about how long people spend looking at a profile. Different reports suggest this can be anything from 10 seconds to a minute. Either way, you don’t have much time to impress them. Luckily, our golden rules of LinkedIn etiquette can help you do just [Read more…]

Perfect pitching skills for any situation

Monday, August 9th, 2021

Whether you’re pitching your new business to an investor, your new TV show idea to a production company, yourself to a potential employer or an idea in your next staff meeting, there’s a few things that can make the difference between success and falling flat.   We’ve collected some of the best pitching advice from [Read more…]

The Secrets of getting on with your work colleagues

Monday, August 9th, 2021

One popular request for advice from the Alumni Association is on the topic of getting on with your work colleagues. It seems that many of us have difficulty getting on with everyone at work, all of the time. That’s completely normal, but there are tactics you can employ to make your working relationships better.   [Read more…]

Why you procrastinate and how to stop doing it

Monday, August 9th, 2021

Stop procrastinating! If only it was that simple. For around 20% of people, procrastination is a way of life. They leave deadlines to the last minute, put off going to the doctor for check-ups, delay answering emails (or use emails to delay doing other things), rarely leave the house on time, fail to go to [Read more…]

Working for big companies versus small companies

Monday, August 9th, 2021

Not all businesses are created equal. In much the same way as choosing between city living or the country life, there are differences between working for a large company and a small one that can impact your quality of life. There is no right answer for which is ‘best’ but read on to see how [Read more…]

What to do when your mind goes blank

Monday, August 9th, 2021

Does your mind ever go blank in stressful situation, such as during an exam, an interview, or giving a speech?   Having a brain freeze can happen to anyone. “The problem doesn’t just affect those of us who generally suffer from anxiety. Virtually all of us are vulnerable to similar failures, finding it harder to [Read more…]

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