FREE Drop Ins to help you get back into work

Helen Owen Marketing Enterprises (HOME) CIC, the charitable interest company based in Eastbourne is providing FREE Training Drop-Ins at the Seaside Community Hub to help you get into work. Eastbourne residents can drop-in from 2-4pm every Wednesday and Thursday for...

What are soft job skills and why are they important?

Soft skills to list on your resume Soft skills are some of the most difficult competencies for people to understand. Job seekers and hiring managers alike can struggle with the challenge of defining, demonstrating, and recognizing soft skills. Though they're extremely...

Report: Women make up just 17% of IT workforce, paid 15% less than men

Fewer than one in five IT workers in the UK are female and those that do carve a living from the industry are paid – on average – 15 per cent less than men, a study by the BCS has found. In its latest Diversity Report, the Chartered Institute for IT looked at the...

Beyond Internship – 3 Steps to Take Your Career to the Next Level

So you were lucky to land a great internship that’s offered you the experience you had wanted to kick-start your career. You’re 6 months into your internship and loving what you do, but have you planned on the next 6 months and the months after your internship ends?...

Inspirational Women in History: Coco Chanel

These are stories of Inspirational  Women in History. You can view them all here. The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.’ Coco Chanel didn’t just challenge the gender norms of the time through her own personal life and career – her clothes set...

Job Buddies – every Thursday from 10am to 12noon at the Seaside Community Hub

If you need help getting into work then come along to the Seaside Community Hub every Thursday morning from 10am to 12noon. You can receive help in several ways such as: Confidence Skills CV Writing Interview Techniques Using Social Media for Work Job Searches And so...

Mentoring & Support now available in Eastbourne

Weekly sessions are now available for women in Eastbourne to access a FREE Mentoring & Support service to help them gain experience and skills to get into work. Helen McCabe, Director of Helen Owen Marketing Enterprises (HOME) CIC has been supporting people back...

Only 17% of employees in UK tech sector are women, research reveals

Recent statistics have revealed just how much more there is to do to encourage women into the UK technology sector. Currently, only 17% of employees in the UK technology sector are women; only one in six school leavers starting a degree in computer science in 2016 was...

Making Career Plans to get into work

Not knowing how to get that ideal job can be quite difficult especially if you're not sure what the requirements are. It can be even more difficult for young people that don't meet the eligibility criteria for further education as they didn't quite get their GCSE's in...

8 of the best entry-level jobs by industry

When you’re looking for your first job out of school, it can be tempting to accept the first offer that comes your way; however, it’s important to choose your first job carefully. Landing a good entry-level job will give you a strong foundation upon which to build a...

How Being a Mum Makes You Better in Business

Most mothers nowadays are running their families as well as their businesses. And most of them succeed in both endeavors. Indeed, being a mom is an excellent training ground for women who dream of launching and running their own companies. A mom who can make her home...

Women in Business: Enjoying Better Work-Life Balance

How would you like to have a successful professional career and a fulfilling personal life? Work-life balance doesn’t have to be an elusive concept. Women have a special perspective on work-life balance, which comes from the fact that there are so many demands placed...

Celebrating Women in History: First to receive a degree – Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia

First to receive a degree A Venetian philosopher of noble descent, Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia was the first woman to receive a degree. She studied philosophy at the University of Padua, receiving a doctorate on 25 June 1678. Let's celebrate women role models...

On Career Crossroads: Here’s How to Find the Right Career Path

We are not all fortunate enough to be on the right career path. Many people have found themselves in a job that they don’t particularly enjoy, but they stay in the position out of necessity. Often it’s not a lack of effort but more so on not spending time to to find...

Inspirational Women in History: Josephine Baker

These are stories of Inspirational  Women in History. You can view them all here. ‘I wasn’t really naked. I simply didn’t have any clothes on.’ Her moves were unmistakable: rhythmic hands, gyrating hips and elastic legs that propelled her round the dancefloor like a...

Video Interviewing: The next step in the hiring process

Do you spend a lot of time scheduling and carrying out interviews? Are you losing talent to your competitors as a result of a drawn out recruitment process? If so, we might just have the answer. Starting with high tech companies, the use of web-based video...

5 Ways Tech Can Help Your Business Budget

We all benefit from using technology at home, work, school, and of course, in our social lives. However, some businesses are reluctant to introduce new technology as they believe the cost to upgrade isn’t worth the expenses. Meanwhile, there are multiple ways tech can...

Setting up Your Home Office for Working Remotely

Your employer allows you to work remotely. That’s fantastic. Studies show that you’ll be more productive and happier in your work, and the company culture will be more appealing to prospective employees. In addition, remote workers allow a company to hire from...

Turning Your Hobby into a Business

Do you have a hobby that people will be willing to pay for? If so, you could actually turn that hobby into a really profitable business. Don’t get me wrong. That you can cook great meals does not mean you should set up a restaurant. A hobby that you can turn into a...

Ways to Help Women Succeed in Business

2017 was definitely the year of women. It was the year when women were finally able to speak out against harassment and expose those who have harassed them. It was a huge movement considering that a lot of women have become victims of abuse and they have chosen to...

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FREE Drop Ins to help you get back into work

Helen Owen Marketing Enterprises (HOME) CIC, the charitable interest company based in Eastbourne is providing FREE Training Drop-Ins at the Seaside Community Hub to help you get into work. Eastbourne residents can drop-in from 2-4pm every Wednesday and Thursday for...

What are soft job skills and why are they important?

Soft skills to list on your resume Soft skills are some of the most difficult competencies for people to understand. Job seekers and hiring managers alike can struggle with the challenge of defining, demonstrating, and recognizing soft skills. Though they're extremely...

Report: Women make up just 17% of IT workforce, paid 15% less than men

Fewer than one in five IT workers in the UK are female and those that do carve a living from the industry are paid – on average – 15 per cent less than men, a study by the BCS has found. In its latest Diversity Report, the Chartered Institute for IT looked at the...

Beyond Internship – 3 Steps to Take Your Career to the Next Level

So you were lucky to land a great internship that’s offered you the experience you had wanted to kick-start your career. You’re 6 months into your internship and loving what you do, but have you planned on the next 6 months and the months after your internship ends?...

Inspirational Women in History: Coco Chanel

These are stories of Inspirational  Women in History. You can view them all here. The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.’ Coco Chanel didn’t just challenge the gender norms of the time through her own personal life and career – her clothes set...

Mentoring & Support now available in Eastbourne

Weekly sessions are now available for women in Eastbourne to access a FREE Mentoring & Support service to help them gain experience and skills to get into work. Helen McCabe, Director of Helen Owen Marketing Enterprises (HOME) CIC has been supporting people back...

Only 17% of employees in UK tech sector are women, research reveals

Recent statistics have revealed just how much more there is to do to encourage women into the UK technology sector. Currently, only 17% of employees in the UK technology sector are women; only one in six school leavers starting a degree in computer science in 2016 was...

Making Career Plans to get into work

Not knowing how to get that ideal job can be quite difficult especially if you're not sure what the requirements are. It can be even more difficult for young people that don't meet the eligibility criteria for further education as they didn't quite get their GCSE's in...

8 of the best entry-level jobs by industry

When you’re looking for your first job out of school, it can be tempting to accept the first offer that comes your way; however, it’s important to choose your first job carefully. Landing a good entry-level job will give you a strong foundation upon which to build a...