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Going back to school after the summer holidays can be a nerve-racking, exciting and hectic time for teachers. So, we’ve spoken to teachers up and down the country who have offered their own tips to make the back to school transition that little bit easier. Whether you are a newly qualified teacher, or just looking to reacquaint yourself with your back to school processes, there’s...

Experienced teacher Katie Scott, shares her advice for those about to embark on a new role in teaching. Whether you’re an NQT or an experienced teacher taking the next step in your career, you may find the following useful. The advice below draws from my own personal experiences of teaching. 1. If you can, spend a day or two in your new school before you start - this will allow...

Tweet   Summer is officially here. However, aside from some unexpected rain, there is one thing that is sure to put a dampener on any employer’s enjoyment of the hot weather: being short-staffed due to holidays when deadlines are looming or customer demand is peaking. Of course, you and your colleagues have earned your...

Pride is an opportunity to celebrate diversity and a reminder that we should be free to be ourselves. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots that served as a catalyst for the Gay Rights Movement so if we ever needed an excuse to celebrate, there it is! I travel a lot in my job and this year there definitely seems to more companies flying the flag for the LGBTQ+...

Skype interviews have become a common feature of the recruitment process, so don’t be surprised if your prospective employer suggests a virtual meet-up ahead of a  face-to-face interview . Instead, use these steps to prepare your brilliant (virtual) first impression. 1. Set the scene First and foremost, think about where you are going to have your Skype interview – your home...

Job interviews can be a daunting prospect. However, the best way to banish the butterflies is through preparation. To help you with this, I’ve outlined the 3 most common types of interview questions, and how you should be answering them. The 3 types of job interview question We have broken down the 3 most common types of interview questions. Crucially, we have also explained...

You’ve been visualising this day repeatedly in your head - that final day of term before the summer holidays. Last bell, books down and walking out of the school gates… Before you can truly luxuriate in that holiday feeling make sure that you have taken some time to reflect on everything you have achieved this year and determine what you would like to accomplish going forward. Get the...

“It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and tell them what to do; we hire smart people so that they can tell us what to do.”  Steve Jobs, Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Apple Inc “I surround myself with people who have knowledge and talents in areas where I might not be so well versed.”  Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Group “I will only hire someone...

The role of executive assistant (EA) is changing, evolving to make better use of technology and offer more strategic input into business operations. To keep up with the rapid pace of change, both aspiring and experienced PAs and EAs need to take steps to operate more as business managers than traditional assistants. To find out how best to do this, we spoke to Lisa Neath, an...

It is undeniable that many organisations today are navigating an often-uncertain market, from political uncertainty and economic pressures through to the digital transformation of the workplace. Procurement teams must therefore be more adaptable than ever before to be able to continue delivering optimal solutions for their organisation. The result of the changes taking place all around...

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