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A to Z of Tech Terms (A – G)

Wednesday, April 20th, 2022

The world of tech can be a confusing place full of complicated terms and theories. Are you new to the world of tech? Or do you just want to be informed about what’s going on? After all, advances in technology affect all of us.   This is the first article in a series where we [Read more…]

The changing face of laboratory science

Wednesday, April 20th, 2022

After the last couple of years, no one can be in any doubt about the life-changing work that laboratory scientists do – from conducting millions of Covid-19 tests to developing the life-saving vaccines that have allowed a return to a more normal life.   So it’s no surprise that the pandemic has led to a [Read more…]

Workplace problems: How to deal with a difficult boss

Tuesday, February 15th, 2022

You may have heard the saying…  People don’t quit their jobs, they quit their bosses. Generally, workers really don’t want to work for a boss who doesn’t support them, or for one whose behaviour is poor and ineffectual. Unfortunately, we don’t live in a world where every manager is good one. However, we do live in [Read more…]

The trends shaping the next ten years of your career

Tuesday, February 15th, 2022

After a couple of years in which the pandemic has turned working life upside-down, we’ve all learned from experience how world events can change careers – for better or worse.   So it’s only natural to wonder how trends taking shape on the horizon might affect the jobs we do in the next decade.   [Read more…]

How to use LinkedIn to land your dream job

Tuesday, February 15th, 2022

There’s no doubt that LinkedIn is a really powerful way to make connections and move on in your career. The company claims to have around 30 million UK members – meaning most of the workforce is on there – and in surveys about 7 out of 10 employers say they use it.   But the [Read more…]

The changing face of… customs and imports

Tuesday, February 15th, 2022

With the full post-Brexit customs controls coming into force at the start of the year, it meant everything changed for the men and women dealing with goods travelling across the UK border. Now that upheaval has put these roles right at the top of LinkedIn’s Jobs on the Rise for 2022.   Getting the new [Read more…]

What to tell your boss if you want to keep working remotely

Friday, December 10th, 2021

While it hasn’t suited everyone, for some of us working from home has been the only good thing to come out of the pandemic. We’ve said goodbye to long commutes, recovered a bit of work-life balance and even found that we’re more productive, settled in the comfort of our homes with fewer distractions.   So, [Read more…]

A realist’s guide to making money from social media

Friday, December 10th, 2021

As a few surveys have found, one of the most popular choices for a dream career these days is to be a social media influencer, creating content and picking up those sweet sponsorship deals.   It’s easy to see why. You get to be your own boss, get creative in all kinds of media from [Read more…]

How to job-hunt over the holiday period

Friday, December 10th, 2021

If you’ve been thinking to yourself “I’ll look for a job in the new year,” then it’s perhaps time to rethink your strategy. The new year may symbolise fresh starts, but it can put you at a great advantage to start your job hunting before the holiday period.   Here’s what you need to know [Read more…]

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