Category: Advice, guidance, ‘How To’

How to…create a CV

There are hundreds, probably thousands of CV templates available out there. You’ll have all sorts of conflicting, confusing advice thrown at you and if you’ve never created a CV before it can be daunting. You want it to be perfect and reflect you in the best possible way. Writing a CV is not difficult, you

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How to…write a letter

The art of letter writing is fast becoming a lost art, at least handwritten letters. However it is certainly a skill I think we should all learn. I remember my Nana teaching me how to write a letter; where everything should go and where to put the stamp on an envelope and where and how

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Just jump, don’t wait to be pushed

  I double dare you What is actually stopping you from doing that thing that you want to do? The big thing or the little thing. Do you want a promotion, a pay rise? Are you scared to send that text, email, make that phone call because you think the answer will be no? So

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Make do and mend

    If the heel falls off a pair of shoes or you get a hole in your jumper, trousers etc what do you do? Do you just throw it away and go buy a new one? If something stops working in the exact way it should but is actually still use-able do you get

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How to dress for an interview

  Check out my guide to interviews Interviews aren’t what they used to be. Gone are the days when it was all white shirts and black trousers. I don’t own a white shirt because I have no use for them, I think the pairing of white shirts and black trousers is dull. It may look

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My guide to Interviews

      Applying You’ve been trawling the job sites, Job Centre Plus, Indeed, CV Library etc, you’ve found a few that sound good, a couple sound perfect, you may have even found the one that sounds so damn amazing that you know you can do this job standing on your head. Your CV is

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Reduce, re-use, recycle: Handy tips for a healthier future.

I would absolutely love being one of those environmentalist, tree dwellers, living off the land, up-cycling bits of old furniture, no waste etc. No stress, no fuss. However lets get real, it’s not happening anytime soon and I’m pretty sure Christopher would miss his PS4 after the first hour, Chris would freak out without a

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Advice for my younger self

  There are so many things I would like to tell my younger self but I don’t want to make it so that anything will change. I love my life the way it is and I am a believer of things happening because that’s the way they should be happening, there’s a reason for the

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We’ve got your back!

     You’re browsing through Facebook or Instagram and you come across someone and think  ‘Why do they have everything and I don’t?’ They don’t have everything. I promise. It’s just not possible. (Unless they are The Queen… are they The Queen?) Your life will never be perfect. Now I’m not saying you’ll never be

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Things I Wish I’d Known When I was 16

    I have had discussions with my son in the past about things that he wasn’t allowed to do. Whether that be playing further away from the house when he was little, staying up late, drinking fizzy drinks or eating sweets that will eventually rot his teeth.  At first, when he was little, he

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