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Your guide to making your workplace greener

Tuesday, March 21st, 2023

If you’d like your company to be more environmentally friendly, you’re not alone. One survey found almost two-thirds of people were more likely to want to work for a company with strong sustainability policies, but most respondents said workplaces were not doing enough to tackle climate change. Some employees are taking things into their own [Read more…]

Need a promotion? Here are the Dos and Don’ts

Tuesday, December 13th, 2022

If you feel like you deserve a promotion but are nervous about asking for one, here’s how to go about raising the subject with your employer, from making your case to reacting to the answer.   Asking for a promotion can make you feel you are putting yourself in a vulnerable position but to advance [Read more…]

Tips to build an effective landing page for your business

Friday, October 21st, 2022

Landing pages are big business. Essentially, a landing page is where a visitor first ‘lands’ when they click on a link to your website from another location. The purpose of a landing page is to swiftly capitalise on the interest that has been generated and turn the visitor into a customer as soon as possible. [Read more…]

How to ace day one of your new job

Friday, August 26th, 2022

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…]

6 ways to make your workplace greener

Wednesday, July 20th, 2022

Want to make your office (or even your home office) a more eco-friendly environment? More and more businesses are adopting greener policies. Find out what you could be doing – it’s easier than you might think.   Unplug – save electricity by unplugging everything at the end of the day. During the day, only turn [Read more…]

Want a pay rise? Here’s how to ask for it

Wednesday, July 20th, 2022

Soaring inflation and rising bills have the question of pay rises on everyone’s minds right now. While the Bank of England has pleaded for pay restraint to avoid fuelling inflation further, anyone seeing their salary rise by less than around 10% is likely to see their spending power decrease this year.   But many of [Read more…]

How to be a mental health ally at work

Monday, June 20th, 2022

We’ve still got a long way to go when it comes to accepting and supporting people with mental health issues at work. While more than one in seven of us are likely to experience a mental health problem in our working lives, 38% of workers say they wouldn’t talk openly about suffering from a mental [Read more…]

Five reactions to watch for when you quit your job

Monday, June 20th, 2022

It’s been called the Great Resignation, a phenomenon where unusually high numbers of workers are leaving their jobs for new and better opportunities. Official statistics show that in the first three months of this year, 500,000 people in the UK handed in their notice – 100,000 above the pre-pandemic trend.   Surveys suggest another 29% [Read more…]

How to make friends when you’re working remotely

Monday, June 20th, 2022

Having good friends at work doesn’t just make your daily tasks more pleasant – there’s evidence that it makes us better workers too. But if you’ve just scored a great new remote job and happily waved goodbye to the commute, does that mean the end of having office buddies?   Not necessarily. We’ve tracked down [Read more…]

Self-Care Tips for Balancing Work and Study

Monday, May 16th, 2022

Heading back to education can be the best decision you’ll ever make, opening up new career opportunities you perhaps never thought possible. But there’s no doubt that getting a new qualification while earning to pay the bills can be challenge.   To steer clear of burnout, you’ll want to make sure you don’t neglect self-care. [Read more…]

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