Starting 2019 Strong

Christmas time has been and gone, New Year’s celebrations have left us all a little worse for wear. Now, as we drag our feet back into the office, it is time for some New Year workplace inspiration. Conquering all of your 2019 goals takes time, determination and most importantly, planning. By using the quiet first

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Is Your Career in a Rut?

As we approach the New Year, it is important to reflect on the year that has been and the year that is to come. Reevaluating your career can be very confronting, you may find that you are perfectly happy where you are, or that you are falling behind on a plan you set yourself. Regardless,

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Building a Career Plan

Career plans are a great tool that are often undervalued, overlooked and forgotten. No matter what stage you are at in your career, having a plan can help provide clarity and guide you when making tough decisions. Whenever you set out on a new path, having goals that are SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-based)

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Staying Active at Work

Maintaining an active lifestyle in conjunction with your 9 to 5 can be a challenge. Humans were never built to sit behind computer screens for 38 hours each week. Our bodies are made to be move and be active. Some choose to hit the gym before or after work, finding energy and motivation poses just

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What it takes to become an EA

One question we receive frequently from our junior candidates is “how can I become an Executive Assistant?” With little-to-no experience, it can seem like an uphill battle. You may strike gold and find a company willing to invest the time into training you up from scratch, however, these opportunities are few and far between. Jessica

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Dylan: From Temp to Top

Temping can sometimes feel like a ‘nowhere’ option, where large companies see contractors as a short-term means to an end. However, the rewards are there for contractors who look to make a difference and better themselves and the companies they work for. Dylan Mealmaker is one such contractor who I placed as a Customer Service

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Job Hunting This Holiday Season

Some people will say it is far too soon to be talking about Christmas. Usually I would agree, however in the recruitment world, it is perfect timing. As Christmas approaches, the job market changes considerably. Organisations either increase efforts or postpone their recruitment of new starters, leaving job seekers in an awkward limbo. Many companies

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Business casual

Business casual has become the new norm in terms of how to dress for a job interview or around the office. Gone are the days where you knew to wear a suit to an interview, welcome to the era where vague, cryptic dressing instructions cause waves of anxiety. It is an issue we all face

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The Importance of Negotiation

Negotiating your contract is important. There isn’t a person on this earth that has better intentions for yourself than you. I always say “if you don’t ask the answer is always no”. This saying has helped me achieve a lot of things, from getting discounts at the shops to achieving a work life balance that

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