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Have you ever talked yourself out of following your heart when it comes to a career choice? Here are some of the classic excuses and advice to help you overcome your fears. 1. I don't trust myself to choose the RIGHT business or career. The fear of making the wrong…
Tuesday, 26 Feb, 2008

Networking For Novices

Heading off to another conference and dreading the schmoozing scene? It might help to know that networking is a critical element of a successful job search. In fact, there is a lot of truth to the saying, "It's all in who you know." Many jobs, particularly high-level and executive, fill…
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…

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.


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. 


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.