Once you’ve passed rounds of interviews and you’re as assured of the position as you’re going to be, salary negotiations begin. However, this isn’t the time to breathe out and relax. Yes, the company wants you, but the question is, at what price? For most of us, this s...

Preparing for a Performance Review

Performance review time can be nerve-wracking. Much may depend on a positive outcome - a pay rise, a promotion or perhaps a secondment. It may help to remember that many of those tasked with conducting appraisals often do not enjoy t...

If you’ve been in your job for some time, have religiously applied to go on every training course available, consistently reach all your deadlines and targets and know the role inside-out, it may be time to think about asking for promotion.

But just how do you let you...

Negotiating a pay rise is a skill that you can learn, and one which can be vital in ensuring you’re earning the salary that you deserve. To help you out, here are some top tips for securing the wages you want and need.

Know Your Value

Before you approach your employe...

Your potential new boss spends an average of seven seconds looking over each CV before deciding who to interview, according to studies. That means you need to make an incredible first impression to stand any chance of making it through to the next stage. There are seve...

Today’s global competitive talent marketplace is a complex and ever-evolving pool of individuals advancing their careers. Everyone is keen to flourish professionally. But what makes some employees achieve greatness and others remain ordinary? Leadership development exp...

Some small to medium businesses can struggle to attract & hire the A-Team! We’ve heard about the war for talent, an increasingly competitive landscape for recruiting and retaining talented employees. In small to medium business, there is so much to do, so little time,...

If there's a consensus about the secret to being successful, it appears to be that there is no secret to being successful. The great and good, when consulted about the reasons for their own success, however, often set out behaviours which they believe are common to tho...

Your job takes up a big part of your life, and this can be a positive or a negative thing. If you are good at your job and you are a considerate person, it is likely that you find your job rewarding and emotionally fulfilling, but if you struggle to get promoted or get...

LinkedIn is the biggest professional networking platform in the world. Its aim is to connect professionals with employers in their given industry, making it a fabulous tool for job-seekers. But in order to attract employers, it's important that your LinkedIn profile is...

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