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career advice
personal brand featured
22
Jul

How to promote your career like a superbrand

Lisa Mandell, partner at growth and M&A advisory firm Waypoint Partners, argues that women need to use some classic business strategies on themselves if they are going to realise their career ambitions. It’s the classic cobbler’s children dilemma. We spend so much effort promoting whichever business we are currently working for that it’s sometimes easy...
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international conference featured
18
Jul

Things to do before and after a conference

For those that work in business, you will understand the importance of networking and conference events, but they’re only beneficial if you take the valuable information that you heard away with you and make the connections you set out to make. Wyboston Lakes, whose conference centre in Milton Keynes has hosted hundreds of business meetups,...
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Career Comeback
15
Jul

Four ways to ramp up your career and ‘own’ it

By Victoria McLean, Founder & CEO of City CV, award-winning international career consultancy. Follow Victoria and City CV on Twitter. For any ambitious woman with an eye on leadership, or even those already on the managerial ladder, the headlines of late have been less than cheering. The odds are still stacked against women being successful...
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achievement, high five, personal brand, getting noticed featured
11
Jul

Personal brand matters – here’s how to get noticed at work

Getting noticed at work is hard. Unless you work for a tiny business, showcasing your skills to your boss, boss’s boss or even further up the seniority chain can seem like an impossible task. This is especially true for thousands of employees who don’t work behind a desk, as demonstrating excellent customer service or sales...
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Aileen Gilani featured
10
Jul

My advice for young entrepreneurs | Aileen Gilani

Article provided by Aileen Gilani, founder & CEO of The Luxury Student Aileen Gilani is the founder of The Luxury Student. Aileen quit her law degree to set up start up, The Luxury Student following advice from her mentor, and hasn’t looked back! The Luxury Student is a private members club and concierge for students,...
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team holding hands, mental health featured
03
Jul

How to build your dream team in your business

If you’re a successful executive or business owner, you’ll know that your employees are your most valuable assets. When you’re a growing company, it’s not possible to do everything yourself and you rely on the efforts of a dedicated, committed team to take your ideas forward. Without a good team behind you, everything is even...
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Job interview feature
28
Jun

Don’t get caught out with these tricky interview questions

Attending an interview can be a stressful situation – after all, this is a big opportunity. However, practice makes perfect and after just a few interviews you’ll have a good idea of what to prepare for. The trickiest questions are those which put you on the spot by asking for an insight into your personality,...
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job interview, recruitment, diversity featured
27
Jun

That interview – why you’re going to win

By Bernardo Moya Cracking that interview so you really shine and show why you’re the right person for the job can be easy. You just need to settle your nerves, boost your confidence, build instant rapport and make a lasting (positive!) impression. Here’s how: Settle Your Nerves Your number one technique for settling your nerves...
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