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Tips to Keep You Motivated When the Hiring Process Gets Tough

  As Billy Ocean famously sang, ‘When the going gets tough, the tough get going.’ Well, the same is true for when the hiring process gets tough – you’ve got to keep going! That’s all very well, but how do you keep going when you’ve lost all motivation? The following tips will help.   Take a step back Before going any further, it’s a good idea to take a step back... Read More

Resilience – why it’s important to be able to adapt to change

If there’s one certainty in life it’s that nothing is certain – ironic, isn’t it? Everything around us, including ourselves, is in a constant state of change, so instead of trying to resist the inevitable, we might as well embrace it! This is where it helps to have resilience - ‘The capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness’ (Oxford Dictionaries). According to the... Read More

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