Candidate articles

19 Nov

Is 2024 time for a new job? to get started

Did you know that 2024 is the Year of the Dragon? In Chinese culture, the dragon is a symbol of good luck, strength and health. 2024 is predicted to be a year to transform, prosper and accomplish. To capitalise on the opportunities it brings for growth and renewal, you are going to need to remain open

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22 Aug

5 commonly asked interview questions – how to ace your preparation for them

If you are going for an interview, it’s good to come across as natural and relaxed. At the same time, you have been told to listen carefully to the questions and answer honestly, making sure that your answers don’t go off on a tangent. With this in mind, you may be wondering ‘should I prepare

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09 Aug

Health & safety in the workplace is a key part of wellbeing

The most basic definition of wellbeing is ‘the state of being comfortable, healthy or happy’. Employers and employees alike will not achieve that state if they have doubts or concerns about health & safety (H&S) at work. Whether business owner or employee, everyone at a workplace should be able to return home to their family

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22 Mar

How to get a job when there are gaps in your CV

and how they may even help you… A common worry amongst job hunters is whether the gaps in their CV are going to be obstacles that get in the way of them successfully landing a new job. This article provides some helpful insight into this topic along with some practical suggestions of how you can

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09 Mar

Working locally might just be the perfect balance

Covid-19 has had a major impact on the way we all work. The average number of monthly Google searches on “work from home jobs” is up by 900% compared with 12 months ago. Clearly there is more demand for jobs that allow workers more family time. It is often not until people start working from

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17 Nov

Benefits of practicing gratitude and 5 ideas how to incorporate in your daily life

One easy way to boost for people to boost their mood is to focus on what they have to be thankful for rather than anything they ‘lack’ in their life.   You don’t have to practice yoga, meditation or follow any particular sort of beliefs to enjoy the benefits from practicing being grateful every day. It

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23 Sep

Speak up and express your needs successfully... by expanding your personal power

Following on from our original article about ways to boost self-esteem, this article explores the ‘power of speaking up and expressing your needs’. The first thing to consider is what the result of not speaking up and expressing your needs is. There are many consequences that will prevent you from moving forward and growing as an individual,

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19 Aug

Power of thought – you are what you think!

Thoughts, self-talk or whatever you call it, are so tied in with beliefs, that when you change your thinking, only then can you change your beliefs. ‘Why might I want to change my beliefs?’ you may ask. Well, changing your beliefs is the key to unlocking your full potential. No doubt you would have heard

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24 Jun

Surround yourself with positivity – a reliable strategy for boosting self-esteem

“Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher” is a famous quote by Oprah Winfrey containing words that are echoed by plenty of other inspirational people. Below we discuss the importance of choosing the right people who will get you closer to your goals of leading a fulfilling and happy life, however

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24 May

Boosting Your Self-esteem for a Brighter life

What is self-esteem, why does it matter and why are we writing about it? Self-esteem is defined as ‘an individual’s subjective evaluation of their own worth’. This includes your beliefs about yourself as well as your emotional states; such as being proud of yourself, feeling triumphant etc. It can also be explained as how much

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