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How to set career goals

Many businesses have been in survival mode for a couple of years thanks to the extraordinary upheaval of the pandemic. And that’s had an impact on careers, with ‘fire-fighting’ taking priority over long-term planning and development.   As the country tries to return to normality though, it’s a good time to take stock and draw [Read more…]

The changing face of machine learning

Whether it’s offering YouTube recommendations, developing self-driving cars or solving the mysteries of the building blocks of life, uses for machine learning or artificial intelligence are popping up everywhere. So it’s no surprise that LinkedIn has identified it as one of the jobs on the rise for 2022.   If it sounds intimidating, you’re not [Read more…]

How to answer 3 of the toughest interview questions

During a job interview, you may well be asked some tough questions. Whilst specific interview questions vary widely between industries, there are several well-known examples that employers commonly use to learn more about you as a candidate. To ensure you don’t get caught off-guard, here’s our guide on how to answer them…   What is [Read more…]

Online tools to help you focus at work

Are you constantly being distracted from your work by the irresistible urge to check your social media? Or do you struggle with the noise and interruptions that come from working in close quarters in a busy office (or at home)? Perhaps you’re just trying to do too much at once and need help focussing on [Read more…]

So you want to retrain. How can you pay for it?

We’re living through a time of huge change, from technological advances that are creating new industries to the labour market upheavals that followed Brexit. Businesses are reporting record job vacancies, which can mean life-changing opportunities for people with the right skills – or those who are willing to learn.   But in the short term, [Read more…]