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Your survival guide to redundancy

Job losses are far below their pandemic peak in 2020, but fears of recession and high-profile layoffs like those at P&O are a reminder that no job is completely secure. And if that bad news arrives, it’s a huge financial and emotional shock – just when you need to be at your best to start [Read more…]

Life Skills: increasing your confidence

Do you lack self-confidence at work, college or in life in general? If so, there’s a good chance that it could be getting in the way of your success despite your ability to achieve what you want. Everyone lacks confidence sometimes. The key to conquering it is to recognise it for what it is – [Read more…]

How to ace day one of your new job

Making a good impression on your boss and co-workers is vital on the first day of a new job.   Research has shown that it can take less than a second for a person to form an opinion of you based on your physical appearance, body language, attitude, clothes and mannerisms.   Based on first [Read more…]

The productivity secrets of young business leaders

People who’ve made their mark on the world at a young age hold a particular fascination. How did they achieve so much so quickly? And, maybe more importantly, how can we do the same?   Anyone who’s achieved such a meteoric rise will have a few tricks up their sleeve when it comes to productivity. [Read more…]

What can you do with a second language?

As the UK looks to global markets after Brexit, language skills have never been more critical. But research suggests that 70% of British companies have no foreign language skills for the countries they do business in – suggesting there are huge opportunities for Spanish, Mandarin, French, Arabic or German speakers to make a difference.   [Read more…]