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How to run great meetings – online or in person

With the rise of remote and hybrid working along with new ways of communicating at work, the risks of holding bad, unproductive, or annoying meetings are only increasing. The meeting ‘that could have been an email’ is now joined by the meeting that could have been an instant message or just a thumbs-up emoji.   [Read more…]

The best apps for returning to study

Time is tight for most people returning to study as an adult. In many cases, you’ve still got all the grown-up responsibilities of work and family, but now with classes, essays and revision on top.   The good news is that technology can buy us time by making us more productive, and app creators have [Read more…]

Improving your soft skills – how to manage your time

A survey last year by recruitment specialists Drake International found that employers are increasingly valuing soft skills, like time management, as remote work becomes more common. That makes sense: the less you supervise your staff, the more they need to be able to organise themselves.   So how do you make the most of your [Read more…]

Need a promotion? Here are the Dos and Don’ts

If you feel like you deserve a promotion but are nervous about asking for one, here’s how to go about raising the subject with your employer, from making your case to reacting to the answer.   Asking for a promotion can make you feel you are putting yourself in a vulnerable position but to advance [Read more…]

SEO for newbies: The basics

You may have come across the term SEO if you’re new to the world of digital business or marketing. If it could benefit your career to know the basics of what SEO is and what it is used for, then this guide is for you.   This is not an in-depth guide on how to [Read more…]