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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...

As today (July 24th) is Self Care Day, I thought we’d take a look at how you can practise self care at work.  Self care is the practice of taking action to preserve or improve one's own health, both physical and mental.  Given the stresses that many...

During my recruitment career, I had a number of candidates approach me to help them find new opportunities for their career. Almost every one of them were suffering aspects of burnout as discussed in this blog. If left unchecked, burnout can have a detrimental effect...

We recently discussed some of the potential pitfalls of being self employed, so we thought we would expand on the topic of health and wellbeing at work. It is already well documented that employees in the UK work some of the longest hours in Europe....

The number of self employed workers and freelancers has risen dramatically in recent years. Many people choose to become self employed after starting a family, or because they wish to pursue their passion and turn it into a career. Whatever your circumstances or reasons for...