How to Bridge the Maternity Gap in Your Resume

A gap on a resume is usually frowned upon. It signals that the person left their job without having the next one lined up, which can leave a lot to the imagination of a potential employer. And potential employers tend to imagine rather bad scenarios. The longer the...

Avoid stress at work with this 18-step cheat sheet

Feeling a bit frazzled? Professor Ian Robertson is here to save the day. Work wouldn't be work if it wasn't a little bit stressful from time to time. But by familiarising yourself with these 18 simple tips, you can help minimise that tension. Professor Ian...

7 reasons your co-workers don’t like you – and how to fix it

Employers often like to boast of their team environment and workplace culture, but maybe you’re just not comfortable being all buddy-buddy with your co-workers. Maybe you're more like a competitor on a reality TV show: You didn't come here to make friends. You came...

Dress to impress at an interview

Attending a job interview can be one of the most nerve wracking parts of adulthood, so let us help!  When attending a job interview you should look at your image and ask yourself, would I hire me?  First impressions count, dress with confidence, dress for success! ...

What will work be like in 2027?

How will our working lives change in the next 10 years? Here's what flexible working experts think may happen... The way we work is evolving. In recent years, a shift in attitudes has seen employers try to find more flexible – and ultimately more productive –...

The Importance of Honesty in Employment Background Checks

  Let’s face it, even the best of the “goody two shoes” among us have told a little white lie before.  You know the type, those harmless, make everyone’s feelings happy, protect yours or someone else’s ego, that really don’t harm anyone, kind of lies.  It seems...

FREE IT Sessions available in Eastbourne

The Drop-Ins are hosted by Helen Owen Marketing Enterprises (HOME) CIC, local community company that is helping to improve both IT and life skills for women to help them get into work, as well as helping social entrepreneurs start their own business and small...

The Everyday Habit That Is Killing Your Brain (and Your Dreams)

Our 21st century world demands a lot from us. We’re completing big projects, responding to emails, checking social media, raising children, caring for friends and family, and managing our own health. And we’re doing it all at once. At least, we’re trying to. With so...

How to Be the Best Version of Yourself

Have you been living the same way for so long that you can’t even remember? Do you want to break out of your mundane routine to take on new opportunities? Do you want to better yourself and never settle for less? “Being the best version of yourself” is a phrase that...

20 workplace gadgets to boost productivity

You're going to need a bigger desk... In a world of never-ending email chains, BBC Breaking News alerts and videos of cats dressed as pirates, it can be harder than ever to focus on your work. Sometimes, a helping hand is needed. And as luck would have it, the tech...

6 Keys to Determining If a Job Commute Will Work

  It’s hard to believe in the midst of today’s modern hustle and bustle that not so long ago commuting to work entailed little more than a short horseback ride to the nearest town or a leisurely 15-minute stroll a few blocks away.  With ever rising real estate...

Working from Home: Requirements & Restrictions before Relaxation

Working from Home: Requirements & Restrictions before Relaxation It’s the dream of many to work at home: You have a commute time of seconds instead of tens of minutes; you can work in shorts and a t-shirt instead of office wear, and you don’t have to wait until a...

10 Tips to help you nail your first day at work

So you've powered your way through all of the interview stages and you've been awarded the job or placement that you really, really wanted. So that's the hard part out of the way, right? Well...yes and no. While it's great that you got the job you were crazy about,...

When to turn down a Job Offer

The good news is that you got the job. Which, in this still-reeling economy, is quite an accomplishment. But the bad news is you're worried that you might be settling for a position that isn't the right fit for you. So where do you go from here? The honest truth is...

How to get the Promotion you want

You’ve been in your current role for a while now and you’ve reached the stage where you want to take your career to the next level. You love the company you work for and you’re eager to progress; so, how do you go about grabbing that promotion you want? Approaching...

The importance of laughter in the workplace

In the workplace people suppress laughter in an effort to look serious, however embracing laughter can benefit you! A Robert Half International survey found that 91% of executives believe a sense of humour is important for career advancement; while 84% feel that...

7 Key steps for writing an Interview-securing cover letter

So, you’ve found a job that screams that it’s the job of your dreams and you want to do everything you can to secure that all-important job interview to get the part. For most of us though this is easier said than done, especially in a situation where 100’s of people...

How To Ace A Panel Job Interview

Share: As a job seeker, you’ve got plenty to stress about when it comes to finally getting called in for the big interview.  What should you wear? Should you bring a copy of your resume? Is early really the new “on time” or do you just come off as desperate? These...

10 Ways to impress during Probationary Period

Starting a new role is an exciting time but it can also be daunting, especially with new surroundings, colleagues and duties to get used to. Your probationary period will always be a time of adjustment but it’s also a period where you should focus on giving yourself...

Facebook: the future of job seeking?

Did you know Facebook is among the top 10 most visited websites? And, with a significant increase in the over 25s demographic, there is a big boost in the number of users with careers on their agenda. As one who grew up with Facebook, from college into my professional...

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How to Bridge the Maternity Gap in Your Resume

A gap on a resume is usually frowned upon. It signals that the person left their job without having the next one lined up, which can leave a lot to the imagination of a potential employer. And potential employers tend to imagine rather bad scenarios. The longer the...

Avoid stress at work with this 18-step cheat sheet

Feeling a bit frazzled? Professor Ian Robertson is here to save the day. Work wouldn't be work if it wasn't a little bit stressful from time to time. But by familiarising yourself with these 18 simple tips, you can help minimise that tension. Professor Ian...

7 reasons your co-workers don’t like you – and how to fix it

Employers often like to boast of their team environment and workplace culture, but maybe you’re just not comfortable being all buddy-buddy with your co-workers. Maybe you're more like a competitor on a reality TV show: You didn't come here to make friends. You came...

Dress to impress at an interview

Attending a job interview can be one of the most nerve wracking parts of adulthood, so let us help!  When attending a job interview you should look at your image and ask yourself, would I hire me?  First impressions count, dress with confidence, dress for success! ...

What will work be like in 2027?

How will our working lives change in the next 10 years? Here's what flexible working experts think may happen... The way we work is evolving. In recent years, a shift in attitudes has seen employers try to find more flexible – and ultimately more productive –...

The Importance of Honesty in Employment Background Checks

  Let’s face it, even the best of the “goody two shoes” among us have told a little white lie before.  You know the type, those harmless, make everyone’s feelings happy, protect yours or someone else’s ego, that really don’t harm anyone, kind of lies.  It seems...

FREE IT Sessions available in Eastbourne

The Drop-Ins are hosted by Helen Owen Marketing Enterprises (HOME) CIC, local community company that is helping to improve both IT and life skills for women to help them get into work, as well as helping social entrepreneurs start their own business and small...

The Everyday Habit That Is Killing Your Brain (and Your Dreams)

Our 21st century world demands a lot from us. We’re completing big projects, responding to emails, checking social media, raising children, caring for friends and family, and managing our own health. And we’re doing it all at once. At least, we’re trying to. With so...

How to Be the Best Version of Yourself

Have you been living the same way for so long that you can’t even remember? Do you want to break out of your mundane routine to take on new opportunities? Do you want to better yourself and never settle for less? “Being the best version of yourself” is a phrase that...

20 workplace gadgets to boost productivity

You're going to need a bigger desk... In a world of never-ending email chains, BBC Breaking News alerts and videos of cats dressed as pirates, it can be harder than ever to focus on your work. Sometimes, a helping hand is needed. And as luck would have it, the tech...