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  • The Four Day Working Week – Could it Work?

    Today, many people will have heard of the four-day week; a company decision for employers to reduce staff working days from five to four without a reduction in wages. Whilst it’s a popular topic in a number of countries, very few businesses have chosen to implement the change. But why do people believe it could…

  • 7 Tips to Succeed at Interviewing

    So you’ve been offered an interview, great! But what does it take to turn that interview into a job offer? We’ve collated some tips to help you prepare and improve your interview performance. Practice and prepare Once an interview has been secured it’s important to find time to prepare, and the best way to do…

  • Stuff to do Summer 2018 in Birmingham

    Finally we’re starting to see a little summer peeking through after a winter that just didn’t want to end. So what can we do to make the most of it before we hit the long dark nights and round the clock heating again? We have a few ideas… Ever been to an outdoor cinema? Apparently…

  • How to Find the Time to Job Hunt

    We all reach that time when we decide to search for a new job, whatever the reason may be. But if you’re employed and have other commitments, where do you find the time? Some years ago I left college and was working full-time in retail when I decided to start applying for apprenticeships in my…

  • Alexander Stadium to be revamped for Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022

    Now that the handover has been completed Alexander Stadium will begin to see the benefits of a £70m investment, resulting in seats for 40,000 spectators and later reduced to 25,000. In addition, an international competition standard aquatics centre will be built in Sandwell. It has been revealed that basketball will be played in Victoria Square,…

  • Advancement of Interviews

    If you consider the past 10 years or so, the largest change that comes to mind is the advancement and accessibility of technology. Not only have mobile phones improved, there is now a wider variety of equipment such as notebooks and virtual reality experiences. The majority of the population in first world countries are able…

  • Studying Whilst Working Full-Time

    I’m one of those people who has opted to study towards a degree after starting my career rather than using one as a kick-starter. For me and my circumstances this choice made perfect sense, however for others, I’ve found they don’t understand why I would choose to do such a thing. It would be right…

  • Organisation at a New Job

    I started working at Mitchell Adam Ltd around 7 weeks ago and the thing with starting a new job is trying to balance all the new things I’m doing and keeping my space organised. I find that within a few days I’m surrounded by piles of notes, bits of stationery and equipment I’m not sure…

  • 5 Reasons to Consider Taking a Pay Cut

    Change in industry Imagine you enjoy your job; however are finding that the industry you’re employed in has aspects that cause a negative impact on the job in question. Perhaps you don’t enjoy working in the public sector in places such as a school or local authority office. Other examples may be struggling to work…

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