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February 2020

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Getting Ahead

A Unique Role: Making Yourself Indispensable In Your Job

If you have worked hard to acquire your dream job you could feel incredibly protective over it. On the other end of the spectrum, there are people that feel pretty precarious in any role. These days there are so many cuts going around that people can worry on an almost daily basis if the job is going to be around in a year’s time.

But what is the answer to this? One of the savvier approaches is to make yourself indispensable within the business framework. But what are the ways you can do this?

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

Job profile: What Does It Take To Become A Hairdresser?

If you ask a lot of young kids what they want to do when they grow up, you might be surprised to see that hairdressing is up there. It’s easy to see why this career choice is so appealing. It’s a great way to make people feel good about themselves and to make difference to their lives. It’s also a way to develop creative and technical skills.

You can take it to high levels as well and with experience you can enter into competitions, or work with elite clients, thus making it an interesting career path to take. Of course there are certain qualities that really suit the profession and you will need adequate training. Here is some advice on how to become a hairdresser. 

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Side Hustle Series

Social Side Hustle Suggestions: Interact With People And Get Out & About In The World

Too often, the perception of a side hustle is that you pick a task that you can only do from home in between your other responsibilities. Something that means to make money, you have to shut yourself away from the world. However, this is not the case. In fact, there are plenty of side hustles that can help get you out and about in the world, and interacting with lots of people. Just read on to find out what they are. 

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Getting Ahead

Becoming A Creative Director

The role of a creative director in the world of entertainment has never been an easy one. After all, a monumental amount of pressure is placed on this individual’s shoulders. They are the brains behind the creativity of any production. The quality of the final show is down to them.

They take the lead when it comes to the concept and the way it is executed. This is a massive responsibility to burden yet it is something that is extremely rewarding and satisfying if it goes well. This blog post aims to provide crucial advice for anyone looking to get involved in creative direction. In fact, there may be some key tips for those who are already ingrained in the industry.

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Career Change, Job Search

Smarter Ways to Find Your Dream Job

If you want to build a fulfilling and rewarding career, you’ll need to find your dream job. Of course, it isn’t always easy to decide exactly what you want to do. Furthermore, you may need to meet specific criteria or obtain particular qualifications before you can begin your dream role. 

Fortunately, there are smarter ways to find your dream job than merely applying for jobs endlessly. To give yourself a head-start in the job market, take a look at these top tips now.

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Getting Ahead

Why It’s Worth Doing A Masters

Further education can seem like a daunting prospect, whether you’ve recently graduated or considering going back to school after already working for a number of years. There are many advantages however, and it can be easier than you might think. Many people worry if they’re eligible to do a Master’s or if they’re even capable.

Others are confused as to what the course will actually entail. If you’re going to continue working or considering a part-time course, is it better to study online? Here are the answers to some FAQs about why it’s worth doing a Master’s. 

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Getting Ahead

Forget Gender Gap, Here’s Why Fewer Women Have A Tech Career

According to a report by Catalyst, the contribution by gender to the workforce is almost equal. Women constitute almost half of the workforce, which seems to indicate that gender has seized being an issue for professionals. 

However, statistics for tech employment reveal a much different picture of the working world. Indeed, according to a report by Adeva IT, women only hold a quarter of the jobs in the tech industry. While the first explanation would be the consequences of the gender gap and how women lack education support to move to a STEM field, it would be inaccurate.

Indeed, more and more efforts and investments are made at an education and employment level to encourage women into a tech career. Perhaps, it is time to consider other potential factors that create a male-dominated technology environment. 

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

5 Important Things To Keep in Mind Before Becoming a Freelancer

When you’re frustrated with your boss, your job, your career and your commute the life of a freelancer can seem idyllic. Think of it! Waking up and rolling out of bed, enjoying a leisurely breakfast before strolling to your desk to start your day while others are scrambling through rush hour traffic or embarking on their maddening commute with a cold piece of toast clamped between their teeth. 

Yet, while the life of a freelancer certainly has its advantages, it also comes with its fair share of caveats. If you’re serious about becoming a freelancer and making a living from your talents, here are some things you’ll need to keep in mind.

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