5 steps to reducing your stress levels

We all experience stress from time to time and there’s no denying that the last year has been a particularly stressful one. The symptoms of stress are well documented and range from sleep loss to a lack of productivity. At worst, stress can even lead to mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. Whether…

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The what, how and why of women’s networks

You may have heard about women’s networks or even be asked whether you want to join one. But what exactly are they and what are the benefits of getting involved in one? This article explains.   What are women’s networks?   Women’s networks are exactly as they sound: professional groups created specifically by women and for women to come together and provide mutual support. These networks can…

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What is an apprenticeship?

For generations apprenticeships have been a tried and tested – though sometimes overlooked – entry route into a number of industries and occupations. An apprenticeship is work experience that comes with pay, training and a qualification. Apprenticeships typically last between one and four years and are usually regulated by the government. This ensures that participants…

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What to expect from a virtual assessment centre

Assessment centres are a key part of the graduate recruitment process, allowing employers to assess a high number of candidates quickly and efficiently. While the pandemic means that in-person assessment days are out of the question, many companies have moved theirs online to safeguard their recruitment efforts. Not sure what to expect? Here’s a quick…

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Finding disability inclusive employers

We all want to work somewhere where we feel included, valued and can truly thrive. If you have a disability you may be worried about finding an employer that isn’t just able to accommodate you, but that prides itself on doing so. While the Equality Act prohibits discrimination against a person that has a disability,…

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World Mental Health Day 2020: Do One Thing

10 October is World Mental Health Day: a day to bring awareness to and show support for better mental health. Taking care of your mental health is incredibly important and even more so this year, with research from British charity Mind showing that many people have suffered more mental illness as a result of the…

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