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career advice
Presentation
21
Mar

The era of workplace consumerisation – and how to meet the challenge

By Jo Lyall, Managing Director, Mindshare UK We’ve all had those training days before – when you’re stuck in a meeting room for three hours in front of a dry PowerPoint presentation with a monotone voice-over. The question is: why are training days stuck in a time warp of whiteboards and handouts, when the overall...
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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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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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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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15
Mar

Returning to work? Plan for a smooth start

Towards the end of last year, the Government Equalities Office announced a fund of £600,000 to help vulnerable women return to work. This includes providing assistance to women who have experienced issues such as homelessness, domestic abuse and mental health problems. The government also recognises that women with caring responsibilities are significantly disadvantaged. Caring responsibilities,...
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13
Mar

Five ways online learning can help advance your career

Article provided by Stephen Somerville, Managing Director, Government and Employer Partnerships, FutureLearn Thinking of a career change this year? Online learning can help you secure that promotion or step into a new career to help you achieve your professional goals. Below we outline some of the big reasons to get stuck into an online course:...
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08
Mar

Why it’s finally time to learn to code

When thinking about what new skill to learn or a career change, have you ever thought about coding? Every day we all visit websites and use different apps – these are all built by using code. Essentially, code is a set of rules and instructions that we give a computer which bridges the gap between...
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