How to market YOU!

A successful job search needs an eye-catching marketing campaign for a great product: you! Although nobody knows you better than you know yourself, it’s not always easy to pitch yourself right, especially when you’ve only got your CV and cover letter to...

Ten stress busting tips…

1. LEARN TO MANAGE YOUR TIME MORE EFFECTIVELY We waste a lot of time doing unimportant tasks, especially when stressed, so prioritise your day and do the important jobs first. The unimportant ones can wait, and often they will disappear completely leaving you time to...

Are you suffering from Winter Blues?

Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD is a form of depression which develops in the autumn and improves in the spring. It is thought to be caused by lack of light in winter. Many people, whether or not they have SAD, find they dislike the dark mornings and early evenings...

Transferable skills to the rescue…

In an uncertain job market, skills are your best security. Transferable skills are generic and necessary for almost any kind of work. THE FRONT NINE Managing change Change is a constant part of our daily lives. Everyone needs to spot trends and respond to new...

Healthy Living on the GO

1. Enjoy a pint of water first thing in the morning. If you havenā€˜t got time for anything else in the morning, make time to drink a big glass of water. We lose a lot of oxygen through the night and to rejuvenate our cells, we need to supply them with water and oxygen....

Writing Good Cover Letters

The covering letter is vital to your CV. This is why it is the first page and not an addition. “Please find enclosed my CV” won’t get you very far. Your covering letter demonstrates your writing style better than your CV (which is usually more brief...