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Your Digital Footprint is your new CV

Every day, all of us are building a profile of who we are online – everyone who uses the internet leaves a digital footprint. Many of us don’t realise that we are doing it, or the potential implications that our online presence can have, and most importantly, many of us don’t realise just how public that online presence is. No matter what you do online, it is important that you understan... Read More

Work-Life balance – or the modern Holy Grail sought by many and achieved by few

Surviving or thriving? The key to striking a good work-life balance is identifying what suits your needs and ensuring that you are in a position to consistently manage those needs. There isn’t a ‘one-size-fits-all’ answer; it’s about working out what helps you to thrive as a human being rather than just survive.If you feel that you are simply surviving life rather than enjoying it, then... Read More

Time management at work and how to improve it

Run your day, or your day runs you Time is our most precious commodity. We are guilty of complaining that we don’t have enough of it, yet much of the time we are also guilty of not using the time that we DO have effectively. Efficient time management at work is crucial whatever industry you are in. It is crucial to both performance and productivity because without it deadlines may not be met,... Read More

Record reduction in retail jobs – self-serving cost cuts or the shape of things to come?

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has made note of the fastest job reductions across the retail sector since their records began in 2008. Members of the BRC reported a 3% fall in employed staff over Q3 compared to the same time last year, while working hours fell by 4.2% against the previous year. So, what are the key influencers driving this downward trend? Technology and rising employment c... Read More

“Wing Wonder” Phoebe

Our very own “Wing Wonder” Phoebe has been in the papers on account of her outstanding performance at last Sundays Women’s Cup Match against Old Northamptonians - helping her team Kenilworth stay top of the table! Learn more about Phoebe, her approach to rugby and work:   So Phoebe, tell us about you! Phoebe Howles, 26 years old, born in Leamington Spa but brought up in Shipston-... Read More