Self development

Volunteering

Volunteering: Why would you work for nothing?

 Anyone thinking about volunteering will hear this from one of their friends at some point… Actually, there are quite a few reasons to volunteer, and not all of them are altruistic: Volunteering can open up your social life by giving you the chance to work with and meet new people and it can also enhance

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Train as a private tutor

Career change: Could you train as a Private tutor?

Many parents are hiring a private tutor to give their children additional help and support. There are also an increasing number of adults who also are seeking out private tuition in either specific areas of education or because they didn’t achieve their best when at school and want a better academic foundation. If you are

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Retrain at University

Could I really retrain and go to University?

It happened to me. There I was, sat at my desk and filing paperwork, when the boss came over with a grave look on her face. She asked if I would join her in the boardroom straight away, and I duly obliged – trailing behind her with my heart sinking rapidly into my stilettos. There

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Firing your nanny

Getting sacked: Avoiding the Black Ball of Death on your CV

Sooner or later, after several kids playing up, an absent or non-existent spouse making things harder, useless lazy colleagues and a seriously bad hair day, you may find yourself swearing at someone in your office. And you may find yourself on trumped-up charges of verbal abuse, heading rapidly for disciplinary action of some sort. Whilst

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Blogging to promote business

Blogging to promote your business

Can blogging really help your business? Everybody’s talking about them and everybody seems to have one…everyone except you. I’m talking about a blog, and it’s about time you had one to promote your business so you better get blogging! Let me set your mind at rest – Blogs are easy and inexpensive to start, and

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