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Fail Hard, Fail Fast, Fail Spectacularly: How To Fail To Success

Fail hard, fail fast, fail spectacularly: how to fail to success Failure: it’s not what you strive for. It’s the opposite of success. It means you’ve done something wrong. Or so you thought. In Silicon Valley, the cradle of innovation, failure is celebrated. An industry built on success, celebrates failures. Why? Failures are not the […]

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Moving On Up: How To Relocate For Work Successfully

Moving house, getting a new job, starting afresh. These are some of life’s most stressful life events. So to combine them, by moving for work, can be pretty overwhelming. There’s the excitement and nerves. The astonishment at how much stuff you own. The fear of your enormous to-do list. But moving is a marathon, not […]

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7 Tips To Make You A Better Communicator At Work

We live in an era of communication. Developments in technology, like phones, email, and the internet, mean we can be connected all the time. But being constantly “on” and “connected” is harming our ability to actually communicate with one another. And communication skills are key, in life as well as at work. But there are […]

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How To Deal With Office Politics Like A Pro

First it was kids being kids. Schoolyard arguments. Then it was the pressure of university. The tension of new relationships, new responsibilities. It’s been many years, but the feeling of being left out, ignored or generally disliked still lingers. From ten-person startups to ten thousand corporates, office politics are a common fact of work. The […]

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Save The World From Your Work Desk This Earth Day

Whether you’re a recycling rookie or eco-warrior, Earth Day (22nd April 2018) is the perfect time to reflect on how to be better for the environment. In the face of such huge problems, trying to make a difference alone can feel overwhelming. We’ve got some tips on how you and your company can do your […]

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Work to the Beat: How Music Makes the Workplace Better

Whether it comes down to blasting the latest chart-topping pop tunes or keeping it to strictly classical melodies, the pros and cons of playing music in the workplace are often up for debate. Is it nothing more than an annoying distraction? On the contrary, there is overwhelming evidence to support the view that playing background […]

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The Childhood Words of Wisdom That Will Make You a Better Job Seeker

What words of wisdom can you recall from your childhood? Think about those age-old sayings that might have been tutted to you by your parents after skinned knees or sibling disputes, like “two wrongs don’t make a right”. The most influential sayings from our younger years still have a lot of insight to depart on […]

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How to Prepare for a Job Interview in 8 Steps

You’ve managed to land a job interview for a great role at an organisation you really admire. That quirky cover letter must’ve really impressed your (fingers crossed) future employer but what now? Being prepared for an interview means more than picking out an appropriate outfit and turning up on time. Doing your homework pays off […]

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Tame your inbox

De-clutter that inbox and start the working year right Get into the habit of deleting This is a hard habit to get into, but once you do you’ll be thanking us and wondering why you didn’t pick it up sooner! As soon as you read an email you don’t need for future reference – for […]

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Questions to ask at the end of your interview

The interview has turned out great; no awkward silences, you ‘just clicked’ with the interviewer and gave stellar answers to every question. You even made them laugh with a great anecdote from your previous role. It’s getting close to the 40-minute mark and you can tell the interview is winding down, there’s a pause and […]

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