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These are unprecedented times. Almost overnight, many people have found their working and home lives suddenly turned upside down due to the coronavirus pandemic. A lot of workers have suddenly had to start working from home, with the added stress of losing their childcare overnight....

For some time now the over 50s have been the driving force behind the growth in employment figures in the UK. In fact there are now more than 10 million people over the age of 50 in work, a record high. Similarly, we looked at...

In the last of this series of blogs, I turn to exploring your career change options by focusing on your values, passions and goals. You will recall that these are the final three of the six suggested areas of self-assessment and reflection on your own...

In my last blog, I suggested that the ‘new year, new you’ ideology might benefit marketers more than it will you and your career. Talking of marketing hype, I’m writing this on 20 January, aka ‘Blue Monday’ 2020. Usually the third Monday in January, Blue...

As we start the New Year, a few moments spent on any social media platform will see you faced with suggestions on self-improvement all with the intention of enabling you to become the person you aspire to be; the person we all aspire to be...

“The sense of being part of something greater than yourself can lead to high levels of engagement, high levels of creativity and the willingness to partner across functional and product boundaries within a company, which are hugely powerful.”  Rebecca Henderson, the John and Natty...

Balancing a career with parental responsibilities is a difficult juggling act that many people struggle with. Campaigns such as Pregnant then Screwed and Flex Appeal are leading the way in calling for better rights and more flexible working opportunities for working parents and those with...

In this blog Lauren explores the negative impact social media can have on our lives and how it can lead us to setting unrealistic expectations. Some of these are dictated by the wider media but many are based on the beliefs of what success looks...

For a recent episode of the Radio 4 Podcast, Don’t Tell MeThe Score, Rugby legend Sam Warburton shared his top tips for success. There are many parallels between sport and business, with some common character traits needed to succeed, whatever your goals or ambitions. After...