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The New Normal: Work From Home

With everything going on in the world today, we’ve had to take a shift and have a new normal: work from home. It’s really encouraging when you have employers that see the value in providing work from home options as a benefit because even though now many of us are forced to work from home to stay safe, it’s not really a new change to some.

This has really helped a couple of people feel more at ease. For workers in companies where having to work from home was never really incorporated into their culture, one can only imagine what these employees are going through and the number of organizational changes that’ll be taking place as we speak.

It’s important for employers to realize that the quality of your work isn’t determined by how often you show up in the office but in your results. Now, more than ever, this whole new experience will certainly prove to many employers that there are advantages to this new normal.

Many companies have no other option but to adopt this approach for their business continuity and it’s only getting even better as most companies now see the benefits.

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Career Change, Getting Ahead

Finding A Good Career In Healthcare

If you are someone who likes to care for people, then you might be keen to try and make that a part of your life by turning it into a career. Many people who are like this tend to go to the world of healthcare, as that is such a great way to make sure that you are making the most of your good caring ability.

Of course, there are many careers you can pursue in healthcare, and no matter which one you go for you will want to put your all into it. But how do you find a good career first and foremost?

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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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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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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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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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Career Change, Getting Ahead, Job Search

Six Ways To Make Your Resume Stand Out

The job market is a competitive place and applying for jobs can be tough. Getting to interview alone can feel impossible sometimes, so you need to make sure your resume stands out. More people are applying for the same jobs in most industries, and you’re likely to be up against people with very similar qualifications and experience.

Your resume needs to push you above these people so the person hiring can see why you should be the one they bring in to interview. Here’s how to make your resume stand out from the crowd. 

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Career Change, Getting Ahead

How To Prepare For Work-Related Exams

You thought that the education and exam side of your life was over, but your work has now requested you study for a qualification that will help you in your job and career. It involves an exam, and you’ve not done one of those for a while. When we don’t do something for a while, we feel out of practice, so here are some helpful ways to prepare for work-related exams.

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How to Excel In Your Career

You should go into any venture expecting great things and wanting to excel, but of course, optimism will only get you so far. The complicated areas of life, such as building a career that brings you happiness and fulfillment, require hard work. With so much competition for the best positions, there’s little room for a relaxed approach to this area of your life. It needs to be managed and worked on. Below, we take a look at a few tried and tested tips for excelling in your career. 

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