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How to Stay Active at Work

over 1 year ago by Claire Brandon

The average person in the UK now spends the equivalent of 76 days each year sitting down. So it’s no surprise that around 39% of UK adults don’t meet the activity levels recommended by the NHS. According to the NHS guidelines we should do at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity exercise, such as walking or cycling, each week. For many of us, a working week of 37, 40, 50 or even 60 hours invo...

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The Benefits of Learning New Skills at Work

almost 2 years ago by Claire Brandon

There are many reasons why people choose to learn a new skill - whether it’s for a hobby or work, spending time learning a new skill has far more benefits than simply learning the skill itself. From a workplace and technological standpoint, investing in learning and self-development will not only help you stay ahead of the curve but maintain your relevance and to ensure your future career succe...

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10 Ways to Improve your Presentation Skills

almost 2 years ago by Claire Brandon

If you have to give a presentation, does your mouth dry up and your heart start racing? Fear of public speaking - or glossophobia - is estimated to affect as many as 75% of people, making it one of the most common phobias. If you're glossophobic you may try your best to avoid any situation where you have to speak in front of others. You may even break into a cold sweat at the mere thought of ha...

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Building your Personal Brand

almost 2 years ago by Claire Brandon

Traditionally a ‘brand’ is a term that’s linked with a company, product or service. Personal branding is about promoting yourself as the concept, product or service. A useful first step when developing your personal brand is creating an elevator pitch. What makes you different from everyone else? It’s this message you need to consider when developing your personal brand online or when networkin...

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Marks Sattin's Annual Market Insight Report

almost 2 years ago by Claire Brandon

Marks Sattin’s Annual Market Insight Report is now available online. This is an essential referencing tool for employment market trends in 2018 and beyond. For the last nine years, Marks Sattin have released an extensive report providing key insights into salaries and trends in multiple specialisms, including financial services, commerce and industry, specialist markets, business change and tec...

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