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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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Eight CV proofreading tips that will help you catch every mistake

No clichés here! These are the top five words to include on your CV this year

Ah, the CV. Talked about as you reach school leaving age, the magnitude of it doesn’t really impact you until you are facing your first day of job hunting, aiming to secure the job that will challenge, motivate and enrich you. The CV is undoubtedly the hardest part of any job hunt. Get it right,...
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Calling all senior leaders: Help an aspiring female leader by gifting her a dress this International Women’s Day

Help an aspiring female leader on her way up the career ladder by gifting her a dress this International Women’s Day! At Semple, we believe that every good senior leader knows the importance of the female talent pipeline and that for business to thrive it needs the next generation of leaders. The aspiring leader, who...
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Five tips to help nail your career in 2019

By Laura Little, Learning and Development Manager, CABA It’s natural at the start of a new year to evaluate your current employment situation and wonder if it might be time for a change. Some will look back on the previous 12 months and decide to seek the success that they’re striving for in 2019 with...
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Top ten tips on nailing a presentation

At a presentation, your main objective is to transfer an idea into the mind of your audience and get people to hear you. I have delivered many challenging talks, and this has been a process that I’ve had to learn. Here are some of my favourite tips for mastering a presentation: INTENTION: Be clear on...
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Who you gonna call? How ‘ghosting’ has moved into the workplace

By Laura Little, Learning and Development Manager at CABA In the dating world, it’s the dreaded term that has come to mean one person cutting off another entirely, without reason. But now ‘ghosting’ has entered the workplace too, causing headaches in the form of lost time and resources for employers, HR and recruiters alike. Candidates...
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How can you fall back in love with your job?

There’s always been a debate about the right amount of time for staying in a job. Should you move yearly, never move, move every five years? And now, especially with the uncertainty of Brexit, people are even more tentative about changing employers or careers. With all of these reasons in mind, it’s bound to happen...
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Eight skills to grow your career in 2019

January is a month of new beginnings for many – whether that’s going to the gym, making a bid to eat healthier or taking up a long-thought-about project or hobby. However, January should also be a time for us to give our career trajectory a check-in as well. Whether 2019 is the year you’ll reach...
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