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WATC Admin Team
woman looking at laptop thinking, applying for jobs featured
20
Mar

Five top tips to focus on to get a new role

There is no doubt that the thought of looking for a new role fills many people with dread. There’s the work to do on your CV, your LinkedIn profile to work on (or even to create…), the recruiters to deal with and of course the challenge of attending interviews around your existing role. It often...
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How to get a good work life balance (F)
20
Mar

Survival tips for work-life balance

Work-life balance is never going to be perfect! How can it be? When you bring a child into your life, something’s got to give to make room for him or her. And it doesn’t get easier as your child gets older… school hours and holidays bring additional challenges for working parents, right into the teenage...
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20
Mar

How to stop yourself drowning in work

Do you find your work piling up around you, despite your best efforts to stay on schedule? A large part of being successful at any job is keeping on top of your work, and when you’re running your own business, you might feel that there are simply not enough hours in the day. It’s a...
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Mentor, apprentice
20
Mar

Employers say apprentices need help getting dressed for work

Apprentices need to work a lot harder on developing their professionalism at work compared to graduates, but there are little differences in key skills such as resilience, leadership and dealing with conflict. Institute of Student Employers (ISE) asked its members about the 76,000 entry-level staff they have hired over the last three years, including graduates, apprentices and...
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Key Benefits of Volunteering for Career Advancement and Business Opportunities! (F)
19
Mar

Trustees Unlimited encourages women to become trustees to advance in the workplace

Trustees Unlimited is calling on women to become charity trustees to advance their careers and gain new skills and experiences. The Charity Commission’s ‘Taken on Trust’ report 2017 highlights there are 700,000 charity trustees in the UK and two-thirds are male. Trustees Unlimited is keen to change this and is encouraging more women to join...
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muslim woman working on the computer featured
19
Mar

Don’t get downtrodden during the job hunt with these motivators

For most of us, looking for a job can be a stressful. It might be that you’ve been made redundant, you’re not happy in your current workplace or that you’ve had a change in circumstances. Whatever your situation, it’s important to stay positive and remember that your situation is only temporary. For those of you...
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19
Mar

Say yes, panic later: why not feeling quite ready for that next job is exactly the time to go for it

Often quoted internal research by HP states men apply for a job when they meet only 60 per cent of the qualifications, whereas women apply only if they meet 100 per cent of them. If that is the case this clearly disadvantages women and equally it frustrates recruiters and managers alike.  And women are consequently...
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Alice Lock featured
19
Mar

Inspirational Woman: Alice Lock | Associate Director (Head of Projects), WONDER London

Alice Lock has more than 12 years’ experience as a project manager in the events industry. In her role as Associate Director (Head of Projects) at WONDER London, the independent events agency, Alice is responsible for connecting the dots between the client, creative, production and board-level decision makers, ensuring a seamless client journey from concept...
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