The Newsroom

A chance to catch up with all the Bright Sparks Coaching news and the latest research from the world of work, careers, personal and professional development.


2 days ago

And the winner is........................? Top CEO's as voted by the employees.

Employees have spoken! These are the Top CEOs according to Glassdoor. Did your boss make the cut?

3 days ago
Why People Hate Humblebragging

“Nothing is more deceitful than the appearance of humility. It is often only carelessness of opinion, and sometimes an indirect boast."

New research shows what’s really the most irritating feature of humblebragging.

6 days ago
Celebrating Mature Aged Working - Bright Sparks Coaching

We all know that the job market can be challenging, though if you are a more mature aged person, how can you get back to work or change career? Here's how.

We all know that the job market can be challenging, though if you are a more mature aged working, how can you get back to work or change career? Here's how

1 week ago
How to stay safe when working remotely - RECRUITING TIMES

Work remotely or at home, then keep a weather eye on your cybersecurity.

As technology has advanced, so have the opportunities for working remotely, using mobile devices - RECRUITING TIMES

1 week ago
Employers, your idea about employee happiness is all wrong

“In order that people may be happy at work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it, they must not do too much of it, and they must have a sense of success in it.” John Ruskin ... See more

Rather than investing in a “happiness” culture, companies should think about career opportunities and fostering trust between management and employees.

2 weeks ago
How I Stay Sane And Productive As An Extrovert Who Works Remotely

A little something for those social extroverts who work from, in or at home who feel the pang of isolation working alone at times

As an extrovert, the loneliness of remote work can be frustrating. But there are steps you can take in order to thrive in this environment.

2 weeks ago

Following on from the Networking For Superheroes blog this week, join the X Men with your Superhero name Me.........I am the Phantom Storm. ... See more

2 weeks ago
Call You & Yours - Have you ever switched careers?, You and Yours - BBC Radio 4

Fascinating insights into the motives and travails of changing careers both enforced and through choice.

Have you changed your career path? Email

3 weeks ago
Why Remote Workers Are More Stressed (And What To Do About It)

More stressed and anxious though there are answers to the problem. Getting out and about more in the fresh air and socialising will help for a start.

A new report shows that remote workers are more stressed than their in-office counterparts. Here’s how to fix that.

1 month ago
11 small career goals to help you nail your dream job

Good career advice from Cosmo, you go girl (works for chaps too don't you know)

Work it 9-to-5

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