6 reasons to change career

Your Life Has Changed: When you chose your career your life may have been different than it is today. For example, you may have been single then and now you have a family. The crazy schedule or the frequent travel that is typical of your career may not suit your new lifestyle. You should look…

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The Skills Toolkit

Develop and enhance your skills For those on furlough, training is good for your mental health and motivation, that is why the government is trying to help boost the nation’s skills with The Skills Toolkit. The Skills Toolkit is made up of free online courses and resources to help improve your skills. The Open University…

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Understanding your contract of employment

Everyone has a contract of employment, many of us will have a printed version whilst some may never have actually been given a paper version. Regardless of if you have a verbal or written contract of employment, they are still a binding agreement between yourself and your employer. Your contract of employment can be tricky…

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Why career coaching could work for you

When you’re stuck in a role that makes you miserable, or know where you’re headed career-wise but aren’t sure how to get there, then career coaching could work for you. Career coaching has really taken off in recent years and with good reason. No longer a tool for those earning a high income, access to…

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How to be sure it’s the right job for you

Like many candidates I speak to on a daily basis, you’re probably casting your net far and wide to find the right job for you. You might have several interviews lined up already, and that’s why it’s important that you get the most out of your up and coming meetings to be 100% certain that…

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Top 3 salary negotiation tips

With many workers across Staffordshire and Cheshire thinking of asking for a pay rise in 2017, you’ll want to make sure that you give yourself the best opportunity to land an increase with some of our top salary negotiation tips. Asking your boss to bump up your pay can be pretty nerve wracking, but if…

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How to survive redundancy

Facing the prospect of redundancy can be one of the most difficult things you can encounter during your working career. Knowing where to turn for help and advice, worrying about the financial side of things and the knock to your confidence can all take their toll. But you’re not alone, many employees come through redundancy…

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6 good reasons to change career

At some time or another, we all question if our current career is what we want to be doing for the rest of our working lives. Maybe you’ve reached the end of the line development wise or perhaps your circumstances have changed. Regardless of the reasons to change career, before you take the next step,…

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Restarting your career after a break

Restarting your career after a break can be a daunting experience for the best of us. Many of us take a career break to raise a family or try something new and no matter what field you are trying to get back into, you’ll need to prove that your time away hasn’t diminished your skills.…

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