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stressed
07
Nov

In the age of flexible working, why are we still so stressed?

  It is widely accepted that a happier, healthier workforce is a more productive, efficient workforce.  Yet increasingly the media paints a picture of a reality at odds with this; the Office of National Statistics has highlighted Britain’s poor productivity compared with other leading western economies. Stress is flourishing in high-pressure workplaces such as law firms, banks, and financial services companies. Work-life...
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wellbeing
11
May

Why your mental wellbeing needs to be your number one priority at work

Recently, a spate of articles have emerged praising CEO Ben Congleton for his response to his employee’s out of office email. It wasn’t a message of thanks for their work on a tough report, or a heads-up that the car park rota is about to change; he was heralding his employee Madalyn for being open...
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09
Mar

28/03/2018 – Uncover Your Hidden Patterns and Blindspots to Triple Your Impact and Get Ahead! (Online)

Date/Time: 28th March – 19.00 to 21.00 Location: Online Price: £5.00 If you feel you could achieve more in your career, but something (that maybe you can’t quite put your finger on) seems to be holding your back, then this meeting is for you. Perhaps you’ve honed your functional knowledge, and developed your communication skills...
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09
Mar

19/03/2018 – Analyse Your Skills to Bag the Opportunities and Rewards You Desire! (Online)

Date/time: 19th March 19:00pm to 21:00pm Location: Online Price: £5.00 If you’d like to open up new career opportunities, increase your financial rewards or discover more satisfying work but it hasn’t happened yet, then this meeting is for you. Many factors influence your career opportunities, but a critical one is the skill set you’ve developed...
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crayons colours featured
07
Dec

A splash of colour: how the shades you wear can influence your interview

You may be aware of the study of colour psychology. It’s based on the idea that the colours around us affect us on an unconscious level, influencing our mood and our choices. You may have come across facts like how our brains are naturally disposed to see red first, or that the colour orange makes...
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Online Personal Brand Reputation
16
Nov

Starting an e-commerce business today: Here are six important things to consider

Everyone wants to own an e-commerce business but not everyone puts in the effort to understand what exactly it is they are getting into. Starting an e-commerce business for all the wrong reasons is the perfect recipe for failure. Same way not everyone is cut out to be a doctor is exactly how not everyone...
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female engineer in ship yard, engineering featured
16
Nov

How the academia is reshaping the engineering scene

The engineering sector looks to the academic sector as the answer for a workforce that meets the demand of tomorrow, but the challenge to produce graduates that are automatically suited for the job is too large for one institution or industry alone to solve, which is why an academia, industry sector partnership is a formidable...
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Mentor, apprentice
06
Nov

Don’t give up on mentoring! | Future Leaders Blog

Many mentoring programmes fail, despite the best of intentions and even well laid out plans. But it doesn’t have to be that way – and the answer spells ‘organic mentoring’. If you’re not familiar with the concept, then let us have a quick look at it. Organic Mentoring Organic mentoring is when mentoring happens naturally,...
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