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Month: November 2018

Could you boost employee retention with workplace learning? 

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Finding and training a new employee could cost twice the former employee’s salary. So how can businesses avoid this expense?   How much does employee turnover cost?   The cost of recruitment can include agency fees, advertising costs, invested time in the interview process and premium membership to social sites like LinkedIn. Not only this, [Read more…]

6 future-proof careers that will still exist in the future

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

“85% of jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t been invented yet” say the Institute for the Future (IFTF), that compiled a report along with a panel of tech, business and academic experts from around the world.   Emerging technologies, such as robotics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, virtual and augmented reality and cloud computing, are [Read more…]

3 quick updates to your CV that could make a huge difference

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

  Don’t have the time for a big CV overhaul? Here are 5 quick updates you can make to your CV in under an hour.   Get rid of the clichés and buzzwords   Are you a results-driven thought leader? Do you have strong communication skills? Do you work well in a team or individually? [Read more…]

How to find a career mentor

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Want to learn from the experience of someone successful in your industry? Having a career mentor can bring huge benefits to your professional life.     What is a career mentor?   A career mentor is someone who can share their knowledge and expertise with you and guide you through your career choices. They could [Read more…]

How to use your alumni association to help your career this winter

Monday, November 19th, 2018

  Are you using your alumni association membership to its fullest advantage? Here are the best ways to use your benefits to advance your career – and why winter may be the perfect time to do it.   Use our free career guides   Every month we post free career guides and articles to the [Read more…]

3 pillars of success for entrepreneurs

Monday, November 19th, 2018

If you’ve got a big idea you want to turn into a business, you could increase your chances of success with these three pillars of success.   There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to business, but following these tips is a great place to start, covering everything from getting more work [Read more…]