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Carers advice
12
Jun

How to juggle it all when you’re a carer

As we continue to live longer, more people over the age of 50 have parents or relatives to care for when retirement is looming. The sad truth is the UK pension and care systems are both pushed to their limits and retired children often have to fill the gaping cracks by dipping into their own...
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05
Jun

Want to get your foot in the door? Volunteer as an intern

If you’re going to school for a four-year degree in public administration, securing an internship is a great way to get your foot in the door for a future career. Internships teach you real-world skills that you will never learn in school. Having an internship or two on your resume will look incredibly attractive when...
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29
May

How can women progress in business?

Article provided by Michelle Reilly, CEO of 6CATS International and Founder of 6CATSPRO In Michelle’s words, “as it stands, women are in a better position than ever to thrive in the workplace.” While many people undoubtedly experience sexism, personally this has not been the case, and I feel there is absolutely a route to the...
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CV
21
May

The perfect CV: reading between the lines

You think you’ve found your next candidate, and they look good on paper, but how do you test this before you hire them? Many roles need specific skills, so how do you check that your next digital marketing officer can use Google Analytics? Or that you’ve secured an accounts clerk with a meticulous eye for...
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03
May

Modern travel – female traveller safety considerations

With the summer months approaching and great deals for flights being advertised daily, it sometimes seems like even the remote corners of the world are accessible with a single click and some hours spent on a flight to the next destination. Women travelling or travelling solo is a not a new phenomenon, however recent years...
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22
Apr

Five ways to overcome the challenges of flexible working

Over the past few years, it has been encouraging to witness the shift in attitudes towards flexible working. In 2018, the BBC published figures showing only 6% of UK workers had a 9-5 job, along with an acknowledgement on the part of employers that flexible working increased motivation, job satisfaction and the number of long-term...
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Genius, power, dreams - careers club event
09
Apr

For stress awareness month, ten tips for professionals in overcoming workplace stress

Christopher Harvey is the founder of Harvey Sinclair, an Executive Wellbeing Coaching Company. Educated at St Andrews (MA) and Harvard Universities respectively, with a background in psychology, a master of formalised coaching and 10 years of international corporate leadership for some of the world’s most reputable organisations, Christopher understands all the dynamics involved in managing...
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01
Apr

How to cope with workplace stress

With working lives that are busier than ever, and communication devices that keep us “switched on” at all hours of the day and night, it’s getting harder than ever to escape workplace stress. In fact, according to the most recent Labour Force Survey (LFS) conducted by the UK’s Health and Safety Executive, there were 11.2...
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