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This is YOUR year: Setting up your career resolutions

Christmas is over and January blues are starting to set in. A lot of people use the New Year as a fresh start and a time to set up some career resolutions for the year. There is a lot to consider here and sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. Create your career resolutions […]

5 signs to leave your job

It’s always hard to leave your current job. You feel settled, you have mastered a routine, and the salary might even be alright. However, you might not actually be happy in your job without even knowing it! You might already know it but not sure if it’s the right time to move or you could […]

The STAR approach

Answering competency questions in an interview can be tricky, especially if you feel like you are not prepared for the interview. They usually start off as “tell me about a time when..” At some point we have all struggled in interviews. But using the STAR approach can provide some guidance when answering these questions.   […]

WHAT SHOULD YOU DO AFTER A BAD INTERVIEW?

No matter how much you can prepare for an interview sometimes things can go wrong. You could have felt nervous on the day, you could have gone blank on answering a question or maybe you struggled to build a good rapport with the interviewers. When an interview goes bad it can really put a knock […]

WORK-LIFE BALANCE AND MENTAL HEALTH

In the trawls of working life, especially if you find yourself starting a new job or going through a stressful or busy period, it can often be hard to maintain a good work-life balance and this is turn may affect your mental health. We all go through difficult and stressful periods at one point or […]

GOT A NEW JOB – NOW HOW TO LEAVE YOUR OLD ONE?

Most people find themselves changing jobs at one point or another during their career and it can be many different reasons – better money or opportunity, better location, dislike old role or company etc. It can be an exciting time but you need to also remember that not only are you starting somewhere new, you […]

SETTING YOURSELF UP IN YOUR NEW JOB

When it comes to your first few months in a new workplace it can be stressful trying to settle in – you want to set clear goals, prove yourself and try to get to know people both inside and outside of your own team. Below we have listed some top tips to help set yourself […]

MAKING THE BREAK INTO INDUSTRY FOR GRADUATES

Making the transition into industry can often be difficult as many employers still prefer candidates with industry based experience. Below are some tips on how to get that first bit of experience to make your first break into industry!   How to get Industry Experience Consider Temp/Contract Roles Today’s market place is still considered an […]