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We’ve discussed flexibility a lot recently, and it’s certainly a hot topic. For employees with families, caring responsibilities, health issues, or for those who simply want a better work life balance, a flexible working arrangement can make all the difference. In the most extreme cases...

There have been many conversations recently about the importance of taking care of our mental health, particularly at work where workplace stress has become a prominent problem across the UK. Many discussions have taken place around offering greater flexibility and improving our work life balance,...

Instagram has to be my favourite of all the social media channels. Since childhood I’ve always loved taking and looking at photographs, something that has stayed within me into adulthood. Of course, mine is just a small hobby but Instagram has some really great work...

One to one coaching has been around for a long time, and has helped many people to achieve their career goals and develop professionally, however it is only one part of the puzzle. In recent years more and more organisations have learnt to value the...

A family marketing business that grew from a need for flexible work – introducing Bug Bear Marketing Each of us has our individual thoughts on what we want from our careers. In this career story, Zena tells us what prompted her move into SEO...

For many years in the UK the career coach has been seen as a commodity that existed solely for high-flying executives in the City. The idea of using a career coach is an American one (aren’t they all) and was first introduced to London in...

For more than 25 years I was a recruiter. From my first role, on a driving desk in Birmingham, I loved the varied challenges of recruitment.  You too will know the challenges of the role, of the industry and those employers who appear hellbent on making...

Most parents of young children have to deal with the stress of juggling childcare and work. It’s a delicate balancing act, and takes careful planning, not to mention meticulous budgeting, to come up with a solution that works. It’s exhausting, and seemingly never ending. It’s...