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THE NEXT STEP IN YOUR CAREER

Perhaps you've seen it, maybe more than once; your colleague has resigned, and they'll earn their last few wage cheque's getting on everyone's nerves. Negative or hostile remarks, projects left undone, an unwillingness to help, tardiness and truancy - they appear delighted to "poison the waters" before saying their final…
Friday, 18 Jan, 2008

Work Place Blues

Poor work-life balance, long and anti-social working hours and pressure to perform in a competitive environment are common workplace concerns that can result in stress.  With between 30% and 60% of absence thought to be stress related, it’s clear to see that Scottish workers and businesses are fighting a fierce…
People spend huge amounts of time preparing for upcoming events, finals in college, big presentations at work, or planning for a wedding. But when it comes to preparing for an interview for a position they will be spending at least a third of their lives every week at, most people…
Can being a good speaker make the difference to landing a new job and what makes a good orator and a good speech?  A business presentation or a speech to colleagues or clients my not be quite the same as Gordon Brown addressing the nation but the basic skills are…
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Dress for success

suitTop tips for interview attire

Although some companies have relaxed their dress code for employees, many still expect a professional look in interviews for new recruits. Here we look at why it is still important to companies.

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Resigning with class!

resigning150x100How to resign diplomatically

Are you preparing to resign from your current job? Some job seekers have a hard time doing so, either because they love the job and their colleagues or because they can't stand the job and can't wait to leave. 

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When the workplace is a hell place

unhappyBullying & harassment at work

Founder of Just Fight On, Jo-Anne Brown, spoke exclusively to us about bullying and harassment in the workplace. Bullying only happens to weak people. It only happens in school playgrounds.

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