Self development

Having multiple jobs

Having one job seems hard enough doesn’t it but many people actually have a second job or maybe two part time jobs. Having multiple jobs is on the increase, some through choice and others born from necessity. Why do people have multiple jobs? In these cash strapped times some people don’t actually have an alternative.

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Coping when your business goes bust

Imagine being your own boss. You choose when and where you work, the products or services on offer and how the business is run. The possibilities are endless and you can pursue a business that allows you to turn your interests into moneymaking opportunities. However, new businesses are not easy to hold on to as

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Ten attributes of a good leader

Leadership comes in many forms, in and outside of the workplace. At work you may have staff reporting to you, or you may be self-employed and have employees of your own. Perhaps you run a fitness class or a Brownie pack, or you are a teacher managing a class full of children. Whatever your role

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Taking a career break or sabbatical

If you’re desperate for a break from work, there are a couple of options open to you. If you’re lucky, your company may offer a sabbatical. Or you could take a career break – which basically means resigning from your job to explore other avenues. Here we take a look at the two options in

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Team building activities

As clichéd as it sounds, there’s nothing like a good team building session to help bring a workforce together. When done well, team building activities can be useful for a number of different reasons such as breaking the ice between new members, boosting morale, motivating employees and improving communication.Team building sessions can be used by

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Coping with redundancy

You may have known it was coming, or perhaps it was a complete shock, but the fallout from redundancy is the same. It can have devastating effects on self-confidence, self-worth, and on the financial practicalities of life. Learning to cope with the new status-quo as quickly as possible will aid recovery from the shock, and

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