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Month: September 2016

No more 9 to 5: What is a portfolio career?

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Forget just having one career. A portfolio career is where an individual works on several projects for different organisations. It’s similar to traditional freelancing, but portfolio workers often have lots of different strings to their bow, utilising several skills or talents to cherry-pick multiple career ‘strands.’ The Telegraph suggests several reasons why portfolio working is [Read more…]

Internship tips for employees

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Thinking of hiring an intern? Here’s how to ensure you both get the most from the experience. An internship programme can bring huge advantages to your company: A fresh perspective to your business or organisation. Recent graduates can bring new ideas with them and are more likely to question processes that have always been ‘just [Read more…]

De-stressing techniques you can do at your desk

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Stress is the feeling of being under so much pressure from the demands of life, such as work, money or relationships, that you feel unable to cope. This feeling is actually hormones like cortisol flooding our systems, causing our heart rate to increase, our breathe to quicken and our blood vessels to increase the oxygen [Read more…]

Jordan Cowley: HE student works for cutting edge creative agency

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Jordan Cowley studied HE Computer Science at Lewisham Southwark College, the equivalent to a university-level degree. He now uses his skills as a Junior Net Developer for Jabberwokie, a creative agency specialising in website design and development, based in Soho. “I have always had a passion for computing ever since I was a small child,” [Read more…]