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How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

January 16, 2019
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The next 12 months could take your career in an entirely new direction. Make your New Year’s resolutions count in 2019 and focus on your future. Where did it all begin? New Year’s resolutions have a long history. 4000 years ago the Babylonians began[...]
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8 Steps To Writing a Successful CV

January 16, 2018
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Land an interview Many people create CVs as historical documents, instead of marketing tools. Although you might see it as a dull piece of paper, that you’ve been remodelling for years, a successful CV can be instrumental in your career. You can secure[...]
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How to Beat Blue Monday

January 9, 2018
high-angle shot of a young caucasian man with a blue cup of cappuccino with a sad face drawn with cocoa powder on the milk foam, on a blue Monday on a rustic table

Cast away the Blue Monday blues The third Monday in January is often dubbed the most depressing day of the year. With a combination of dark mornings, post-Christmas gloom and fast-failing New Year’s resolutions, it’s easy to see why. There[...]
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4 Signs It’s Time For a New Job

January 8, 2018
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Which way is your career going? Do you spend your weekdays watching the clock? Are your weekends too short and your Sunday evenings darkened by dread? If so, it may be time to hand in your notice. Being happy at work is more important than you think.[...]
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How do you get a job as a science teacher?

October 27, 2016
Science teacher. Woman holding up a test tube

Why become a science teacher? The internet has made science far more accessible. We can get answers to our questions instantly. With so much information about subjects like space exploration at our fingertips, it’s easy to forget just how much[...]
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Motivate and develop your team with our top tips

September 23, 2016

Motivate staff to maintain productivity Ensuring that team members are motivated is essential to maintaining a productive team. Some managers use fear tactics to achieve results, however, this approach only works for a limited period of time. Workers[...]
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Top tips on how to build self-confidence

September 7, 2016

Lack self-confidence? Here’s some tips to help you Confidence is one of the key personal traits employers look for. If you lack self-confidence – you’re not alone, even the greatest leaders lack this trait, it is a mind-set that takes effort[...]
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Allotment ideas for growing your own fruit and veg

August 12, 2016
Allotment ideas. Vegetables and meat on a table

National Allotments Week this year focused upon opening up allotments to people from all walks of life. An allotment is a piece of land which is rented out and used to grow fruit and vegetables. Allotment ideas have been around for a long time. Living[...]
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What can watching the Olympic Games teach us?

August 3, 2016
Olympic Games. Swimmer in a pool

The Olympic Games are in full swing. It’s all very exciting, but watching athletes compete in events, with what seems like superhuman ability, whilst we sit on the sofa, can make us feel a bit inferior. So how can we approach our lives in a more[...]
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Life as a mature student

July 21, 2016
Life as a mature student. Man holding up tablet computers

You might picture life as a mature student, as sitting at the back of a classroom, feeling out of place. Adult learning is not about fitting in with an existing model of education; it’s flexible, tailored to the mature learner and more popular[...]
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