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10 Simple Habits to Make You Happier at Work

From optimising our inboxes to streamlining meetings, we’re always looking for ways to work smarter. But being productive isn’t only about tackling every task on your to-do list or having more downtime (though those things are great!). Freeing up time and mental energy also allows you to spend more time stretching yourself on bigger projects …
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Understanding employment contracts

The information below has been provided by the Money Advice Service. Employment contracts and your employee rights explained… What is your employment status? Your rights at work depend a lot on whether you’re an employee, worker or self-employed. Finding out your status is a key first step to finding out what you’re entitled to. Find …
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How to get into the Tech Industry

Inspiration from 3 Tech Giants: Obsessed with the newest and coolest gadgets? Interested in creating the next app? Longing to devise the next big thing? The tech industry sounds like the right place for you. Read what three of biggest tech giants have to say about breaking into tech. Bill Gates: “The best way to …
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How To Get Into Engineering

With demand continuing to rise from employers looking for high-level science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professionals, there has never been a better time to consider a career in engineering. In today’s job market, demand far outstrips supply, there are attractive career prospects in the field and competitive salaries on offer – all important factors …
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Why Everyone Needs a Personal Brand

The term personal branding was coined almost 20 years ago in the article “A Brand Called You” by Tom Peters in Fast Company Magazine. Peters proposed that individuals take a lesson from consumer products (think Nike or Coca Cola) and be their own head marketer. Since a person’s brand is based on the perception of …
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What are my transferable skills?

One of the biggest challenges when it comes to a career change is giving your CV the punch it needs to make an impact in a new industry. You may think that little of what you have done before will count, but you’d be wrong. We all pick up and develop a wide range of …
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