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4 ways to survive at work when taking time off isn't an option

You feel as though you are on the verge of a burnout, your friends and family keep telling you to take some time off to recharge your batteries and you know they’re right- but that just isn't an option right now. This may be because your holiday time is dwindling or simply because you have so much work that you can’t allow yourself to take a break. Before you lose all hope, there are a few methods that could help you recharge your batteries and avoid having a burnout. These methods obviously won’t replace real time off, but they could be enough to help you get by until then.

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3 reasons why having a hobby is good for your career!

From Hatha yoga to playing the electric guitar, discover 3 reasons why having a hobby is important not only for your personal development, but also for your career.

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Happiness at work: Lessons we can learn from Denmark's work culture

Denmark is a small country made up of 5.5 million inhabitants and yet, despite its size, it often makes the headlines. More recently "hygge", a Danish philosophy for a happier life, has taken the UK by storm. Let's not forget about Lego, Mærsk, Velux or Skype, iconic symbols of Danish pride. Despite the 2008 economic crisis, the Danish economy is flourishing. The unemployment rate is at 4.2%, purchasing power is strong and Denmark's security system protects its inhabitants. Despite 113 days of rain every year and winter days with only 7 hours of daylight, the Danish are always at the top of the charts when it comes to being the happiest in the world. To add to all this, Denmark is also one of the top countries for entrepreneurship.

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The 10 essential qualities of a successful marketer

With more and more young graduates deciding to pursue a career in Marketing, it's hardly surprising that competition for jobs in the sector is increasing. So, what qualities should you highlight in your CV/cover letter? And, more importantly, are you right for the job? Wait no longer to find out ...

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Career: Inspiring quotes from your favourite cartoon characters

Cartoons: you started watching them before you could walk, but that doesn't mean you can't still learn from them as an adult! We have selected the most motivating quotes from your favourite cartoon characters. Although you might not have thought it, they can be truly gifted when it comes to givin...

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The Devil Wears Prada: 5 tips to help you successfully start your career!

High heels, impeccably tailored clothes and the latest must-have handbag, you stride confidently down the streets of the capital, ready to get hired by the country's top fashion magazine. Actually wait, that's definitely the credits of a film. You've finally graduated, you don't have an awful lot...

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Resolving conflict at work in 6 steps

You’ve finally found a job you love, doing something that actually interests you. However, there might be a certain someone ruining the atmosphere and stopping you from enjoying your job as much as you should. You’ve tried to ignore the problem, but it’s like ignoring an elephant in the room and ...

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Beat procrastination in 10 easy steps!

Have you ever heard the saying "Don't put off until tomorrow what you can do today"? If you have, you've probably also heard the saying "it's easier said than done". Every morning we say to ourselves "I need to work, but just before I get started I'll have a quick look at Facebook/Instagram/Twitt...

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The best ways to rapidly advance your career

In years past, business people thought that to advance in their careers, they would have to be the first one at the office and the last one to leave. They believed they had to spend every waking moment taking on more assignments and being a serious overachiever. Often, this had the opposite impac...

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Quiz: What job is right for me?

What am I going to do later on in life? We've all asked ourselves this question, thousands of times. Not sure of your career path? Haven't found what really motivates you in life? This little quiz should help make things a little clearer!  What were your favourite subjects at school? English...

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How to turn your job search into a rewarding experience

Trying to find a job or an internship can be difficult. Things like searching for jobs online, sending your CV and calling to check up on your application become part of your daily routine. Despite all our time and effort, we often receive very little response from recruiters. Frustration and dis...

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How studying abroad can boost your CV and improve your career prospects

Any student who has spent a year abroad will agree that studying abroad was the best experience of their life. Yes, it is fun, but it is certainly more than party and weekend breaks. Studying abroad is a great life investment that can broaden your horizons. How? By providing you with a unique set...

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Words you should avoid at all costs in a job interview!

You've finally got a job interview after having waited for so long, which will hopefully allow you to get the internship, work placement or job of your dreams! You're so excited that you can already imagine yourself strolling down the corridors of the company's offices. The only thing that's left...

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Why should students & graduates use professional social networks?

Generation Y has grown up with social networks: from the good old days of Bebo and Myspace up until the arrival of Facebook and Twitter in the 2000's. More graduates are using social and professional networks than ever before, however, it's important to pay attention to the different behavioural ...

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Do's and don'ts: Nonverbal communication in a job interview

Can you already imagine yourself as the CEO of a successful company? A likeable but firm manager, the perfect boss and inspiration?  Before you set off on the amazing adventure that is starting a business, you will probably already have applied for jobs at some well-known, attractive companies (w...

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6 tips to help you become a (successful) freelancer

Do you feel as though you have a mini Mark Zuckerberg hidden away somewhere, waiting to escape? Perhaps you can't find any jobs that match your qualifications or the responsibilities you are looking for. You know exactly what it is you would like to do, but aren't sure which door to knock on. You...

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