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Transferable Skills – Why are they so important?

Have you found your ideal position but concerned that you don’t have the relevant experience? Want to change careers but don’t want to waste the skills you’ve built up? There is no denying the value of qualifications and relevant experience however employers above all else want people that have skills that will bring value to […]

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Work Hump-Day Motivation

Do you have that Hump-day feeling? Monday feels like a life time ago but it’s still not quite close enough to Friday to get that weekend buzz, #fridayFeeling. Yes we’re talking about the day of the week that can often feel like climbing Mount Everest….. But don’t fear, we have put together a few things […]

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No Idea Which Career to Pick? Let us help!

Choosing a career that you will love is one of the hardest things. Some people are lucky and know from a young age that their passion is to become a vet or a lawyer for example but for the majority of us it’s not that easy. It can be hard to know what career path […]

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Birmingham Children’s Trust creating unique opportunities for social workers

In May 2016, Birmingham City Council announced its intention to move towards a Children’s Trust. In January 2017, a cabinet report set out the case for change and the principle to establish a wholly owned company model. This marks the beginning of a new era for children’s services in Birmingham. Birmingham City Council is at […]

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Teach in Northamptonshire

If you’re an exceptional teacher or leader looking for your next step, there’s a career for you in Northamptonshire. Northamptonshire is passionate about improving educational performance and knows the only way to do that is to attract and invest in the very best professionals. We’re committed to providing the necessary support and development to grow […]

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Fed up at work? Want a career change?

Are you currently feeling fed up at work? Feeling like you need a career change? It’s not uncommon to have a bad day at work from time to time, however, there’s a problem if everyday is a bad day and you are starting to dread going in. We understand that being in a job that […]

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Wokingham Borough Council’s Innovation Programme offer social workers the chance to rethink social work practice

We have found that increasing numbers of social workers find themselves frustrated by bureaucracy and bogged down with paper work. This prevents them from being able to do the work they entered into the profession to achieve to deliver care and protection to those who really need it. Thankfully there are authorities that are transforming […]

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How to deal with difficult colleagues

Not everyone is going to be best friends at work. The truth of the matter is, within every work place you will more than likely to come across someone who makes your life more difficult than it should be. This blog will take a look at some of the most common and effective ways in […]

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Volunteering over Christmas

So the festive season is very much upon us – trees are up, wrapping paper sales are through the roof and I’m guessing that you’ve probably had at least one heated debate over who did the best Christmas TV advert this year.   Christmas is the time for giving, so what better time to embrace […]

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