How to be a great team player

How to be a great team player

Every employer wants to hire a great team player but what does that mean and how do you demonstrate your team player credentials? What is a great team player? When companies ask for team players they mean they want someone who pulls together and doesn’t alienate other members of staff. It doesn’t mean that you […]

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Hiring Your First Employee – Part 2

Hiring Your First Employee – Part 2

So you’re wanting to hire your first employee? Read Part 1 first! In this second part to our guide we talk you through the beginning of the hiring process. Next time we’ll be giving you tips on conducting the perfect first employee interview. Who gets through to interview? You have a pile of CVs, either […]

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Hiring Your First Employee – Part 1

Hiring Your First Employee – Part 1

Hiring your first employee is a significant milestone in the business owner’s journey. First employees are often hired when your personal workload has spiralled and the process can be rushed to fulfil an instant need. These are our tips for new business owners to ensure your new hire is a cost effective, inspiring asset to […]

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The Benefits of Being Assertive

The Benefits of Being Assertive

Assertiveness is one of those concepts in business that seems to divide opinion. It is viewed as either a) a really good thing that is essential to being a successful human being or b) an excuse to be obnoxious, domineering and aggressive. Of course, in reality it is neither and being assertive is not really […]

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Career Planning Part 2: Do Your Research

Career Planning Part 2: Do Your Research

Have you read Career Planning Part 1: Getting Started? Finding your perfect career is tricky, especially when new roles are emerging all the time. Who was hiring for UX designers, GDPR consultants or indeed blog writers ten years ago? You need to do your research and you may just discover your dream role. Identify Your […]

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Career Planning Part 1: Getting Started

Career Planning Part 1: Getting Started

Whatever stage you’re at with your career, the likelihood is that you will have the sudden revelation that you’re not sure where it’s all heading! That’s were career planning comes in. Some people are lucky enough to work in a role with a recognised, structured progression, for example most civil service roles, medics and legal […]

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