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The enormous wellbeing benefits of being creative

Thursday, January 13th, 2022

Being creative has been proven to benefit your health and happiness in a number of ways – and you don’t have to be an amazing artist or creative genius to reap the rewards.   Here we explore exactly how, by engaging in creative activities, you can improve your wellbeing and some of the creative short [Read more…]

Your guide to asking for a pay rise

Thursday, January 13th, 2022

If you feel like you should be earning more money, read our advice on how to ask for a pay rise.   How much to ask for It’s important to ask your employer for a reasonable, well-researched pay increase. Asking your fellow employees how much they’re being paid is one way to find out your [Read more…]

Five new year’s resolutions for career success

Thursday, January 13th, 2022

It’s that time of year to think about a fresh start and resolving to make changes. And while the world may seem pretty unpredictable right now, that’s no reason to avoid making plans.   Setting goals for your career can help ensure you don’t get too bogged down in the day-to-day upheavals and stay focused [Read more…]

Self-care tips for working from home

Thursday, January 13th, 2022

Ditching the office and making your home your workplace can give a real boost to your quality of life, especially if it means saying goodbye to a dreary commute.   But removing all the boundaries between work and the rest of your life can be a major source of stress too. Some home-workers find they [Read more…]

How to shine in your next remote interview

Thursday, January 13th, 2022

The shift in work-life balance enabled by working from home has been one of the few positive changes to have come out of the pandemic. It doesn’t work for everyone, but 85% of current home-workers say they would like to carry on with some mix of office-based and remote working.   Companies see the appeal [Read more…]

What to tell your boss if you want to keep working remotely

Friday, December 10th, 2021

While it hasn’t suited everyone, for some of us working from home has been the only good thing to come out of the pandemic. We’ve said goodbye to long commutes, recovered a bit of work-life balance and even found that we’re more productive, settled in the comfort of our homes with fewer distractions.   So, [Read more…]

A realist’s guide to making money from social media

Friday, December 10th, 2021

As a few surveys have found, one of the most popular choices for a dream career these days is to be a social media influencer, creating content and picking up those sweet sponsorship deals.   It’s easy to see why. You get to be your own boss, get creative in all kinds of media from [Read more…]

How to job-hunt over the holiday period

Friday, December 10th, 2021

If you’ve been thinking to yourself “I’ll look for a job in the new year,” then it’s perhaps time to rethink your strategy. The new year may symbolise fresh starts, but it can put you at a great advantage to start your job hunting before the holiday period.   Here’s what you need to know [Read more…]

Our favourite podcasts for learning inspiration

Friday, December 10th, 2021

Whether you’re committed to heading back into education to develop your skills or you just want to keep feeding your curiosity as you journey through your career, there’s a lot you can learn from podcasts.   You can hear direct from experts on the brain, delve deep into the history of human knowledge, and learn [Read more…]

Do you need help discovering your strengths?

Friday, December 10th, 2021

Trying to figure out where you want to go in your career? Whether you’re just starting out, or looking for a complete career change, it always helps to know what your strengths are.   When entering the job market, or looking for a new role, many people allow themselves to focus on their perceived weaknesses, [Read more…]

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