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Beat procrastination to get productive

Almost all of us find ourselves getting distracted or putting things off from time to time, but for around one in five people, it’s a chronic problem. Psychologists believe that we’re not born procrastinators, but it’s a habit that grows over time. The good news is that habits can be broken as well as made. [Read more…]

Changing career could be easier than you think

Changing your career can be a daunting prospect, but if you want to do something new, develop your existing role into something else or just fancy a challenge, then it may be the right decision for you. Many of our alumni have come to learn that making the decision to change your career is often [Read more…]

You’re never too old for a year out

Gap years aren’t just reserved for young students straight out of school. Neither are gap years restricted to donning a backpack and an ankle bracelet and heading straight to South East Asia to drink buckets of dubious alcohol on a sun-drenched party island. (Although, if that’s what you want to do with your year out, [Read more…]

Perfecting your elevator pitch

Imagine that you have to sell yourself or your company in 30-seconds. You’ve just jumped into an elevator with the head of your company or a major potential investor, and you’ve got a rare opportunity to pitch to them while the elevator travels between floors. What would you say to get their attention? Today, the term [Read more…]

The golden rules of phone interviews

Recruiters and employers use phone or online interviews to narrow down large volumes of applicants and ensure that you’re a credible and serious applicant before you’re invited for a face-to-face interview. The good news is, if you get a call it means they like your CV, and it’s then up to you to convince them [Read more…]