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How to Make a Positive Start in a New Job

  Starting a new job can have you feeling lots of different emotions… excited, nervous and it's natural to feel daunted! No matter what job you are starting, your first day will …

Let's Talk About Stress | National Stress Awareness Day

It’s a startling statistic that 40% of all work-related illnesses are due to stress. The 3rd November marks National Stress Awareness Day – a day organised by the International Stress …

How to Pick Up a New Hobby this Autumn

  A new hobby can be a great thing for your mental health, productivity and social life (plus hobbies make great additions to your CV)!  As Autumn arrives and the longer nights draw …

How to Answer Difficult Interview Questions: Part 1

  So you might have spent ages perfecting your CV, cover letter and you have managed to land the job interview… But walking through that door is just the start, more than likely you …

Do Employers Really Check Social Media Profiles When Recruiting?

  It’s more than likely that you will have been warned about potential employers checking your social media profiles when you apply for a job – but is this true? The short answer: …

Hometown Spotlight: Chester

  Chester is a city in the Northwest of England which is hometown to one of our 11 branches, it was our third branch to open its doors way back …

How to be an LGBTQ+ Ally in the Workplace

  A recent study has shown that 35% of LGBTQ staff have hidden their orientation due to fears of being discriminated against in the workplace. Nearly one-fifth have been the target of negative …

Writing a CV With no Experience

  Are you wondering how to write a CV with no experience in the industry that you are applying for? This is a tricky situation for job seekers who are looking to change their current …

The Importance of Mental Health First Aiders in the Workplace

  It is standard for workplaces to have assigned Health & Safety Officers, Fire Wardens and First Aiders – but until recently, few people had even heard of a Mental Health First …