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Networking Events- the Dos and Don’ts

By |2019-11-06T09:32:29+00:00November 6th, 2019|Advice, Life Tips, Networking, Work Life|

No doubt many of us will have experienced the pains of networking events. You walk into a room full of strangers, armed with a stack of business cards, ready to rub elbows with the best in the business. But let’s face it- networking events can sometimes be stressful, awkward, and require a certain amount of [...]

The Millennial Job Market- Attracting the New Generation of Talent

By |2019-10-31T11:23:24+00:00October 31st, 2019|Advice, Business, Business News, Work Life|

Despite the bad press, millennials are shaping the way for the modern job market. Millennial professionals (those born between 1981 and 1996) are now the largest working generation, and approach their work in a manner that is wholly different from their predecessors. They want to be in full control of their own lives, find satisfaction [...]

The Four Day Week Campaign

By |2019-10-24T10:22:23+00:00October 24th, 2019|Business, Business News, News, Politics, Technology, The Economy, The Government, Work Life|

It’s a debate that has been gathering momentum for a while now, but the movement for a four day week is slowly coming to a head. Every month, a new business is operating within a four day week, or at least trialling it to test its feasibility. Whether it’s a forward-thinking start up or a [...]

Google’s Top Ten Traits for Successful Managers

By |2019-10-16T10:52:52+00:00October 16th, 2019|Advice, Work Life|

Earlier this year, Google’s Project Oxygen attempted to prove that managers didn’t matter in the workplace- if anything, they only served to instil 'a layer of bureaucracy’ within the office. They planned to prove this through two methods; manager performance ratings, and manager feedback from Google’s annual employee survey. The experiment lasted only a few [...]

Taking a Career Break

By |2019-10-01T12:28:37+00:00October 1st, 2019|Advice, Life Tips, New Job, Work Life|

We’ve all probably thought about it at some point. Whether it’s daydreaming about travelling to far flung destinations or starting some charity work, career breaks have often felt like a pipe dream rather than a viable option. A few years ago, this would probably be the case. However, as employers become more progressive and in [...]

How to Ask for a Pay Rise

By |2019-09-26T13:44:23+00:00September 26th, 2019|Advice, Business, Work Life|

When you’re consistently outperforming your colleagues or going well beyond your job expectations, it’s completely fair to want a pay rise. Not only is it an excellent means of retaining staff, but it also helps businesses show that they value their employees and appreciate their efforts. That being said, it can still be an awkward [...]

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