Getting Hired

Whether it’s a pay rise, promotion, career change or new job you’re after, here you’ll find out how to have a successful career. Important lessons in career and work growth from women who have been effective in different kinds of businesses.

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Five Steps to Starting a Career in Digital Marketing

In an ever-changing job market, Digital Marketing roles continue to be widely available. A career in Digital Marketing requires you to think both creatively, and analytically, and because of this, there is no one way to get into it. Eligible employee’s come from a wide range of backgrounds, qualifications, and interests. Alexandra works in the Digital Marketing team at Nike. Here she takes you through some of the things it’s useful to know if you’re interested in working in the industry, whether you’re looking to make a career change, or have no experience yet.

How to Be a Great Manager

While the first few years of your career tend to be defined by the constant struggle for more; more money, more ownership, more freedom and more responsibility. A moment suddenly comes around where you land a very serious responsibility. The responsibility to help shape someone else’s career.  While I’m sure many of us would love to consider that a privilege and relish the challenge, more often than not if becomes another a chore. Something we have to do and put time into alongside our full time jobs.  As you continue to climb the ladder, you get more and more of these responsibilities (also known as direct reports). It gradually becomes the case in a broad range of professions, that managing people is your primary job, above all of the “doing” bits that you originally signed up for.  Most of us,

Hacking Your Way to Success

All over the internet people are looking for productivity hacks; tips and tricks to help you do more, faster.  Successful writer and marketing authority, Seth

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Why You Should Consider Working For Free

This morning, I noticed someone had posted on a job site, looking for work experience. She advertised being open to both paid and unpaid opportunities and someone had responded underneath her post strongly arguing against ever working for free.

Better Choices Part 3: Choosing Your Sacrifices

A majority of people don’t exercise before work. A majority of people in the Western world also don’t optionally take cold showers. I was talking with a friend recently who is very successful, very ambitious and does both of those things. He also frequently abstains from alcohol and will put in more office hours than his colleagues. We were talking openly about sacrifice and he asked me: “Are we getting it right?” I exercise five/six times a week, eat a low carb, vegan diet and find it hard to spontaneously go out or part-ay because I need my weekends to support my side-projects. I don’t watch TV, turn down all Sunday social plans, and won’t take holidays longer than 3days… Sometimes I’ve wondered the same. The reality is that we’re blessed to live in a place where most of your

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Leaders Are Comfortable with Uncomfortable Conversations

It’s Monday morning and you’re prepping for a meeting. As you pull together the relevant documents there’s a dominant feeling slowing you down. A feeling of dread. An awareness that you’re going to have to tell someone something they don’t want to hear.