Category: Home Office

The Flexible Working Survival Kit

Okay lets say you may be floating somewhere on cloud nine by securing perhaps a new flexible working job, as a freelancer or starting your own business. All this allows you to work flexibly from or at home. If this is the case many congratulations. Working flexibly from or at home is one of those odd concepts to wrap your… Read more →

CV or not a CV that is the question?

I can vividly remember a very peculiar lecture whilst studying for an MSc in Occupational Psychology. A recruiter arrived to discuss the recruitment process and the curriculum vitae (CV)/résumé sifting process. All interesting stuff. There we were sitting politely awaiting an evidenced based system for CV & candidate sifting. However, we were a little stunned to hear that his process wasn’t that… Read more →

Compelling Career Stories

Did you know that my career narrative always starts with my headmaster telling me “and don’t come back on Monday”! Have I got your attention, do you want to know why he said that? Of course you do – I would. I am sure most of us will agree that stories are great, they can make us laugh, they can… Read more →

At Home at Work – Staying Healthy, Wealthy & Wise

For many working from or at home can be an opportunity to ditch the hurly burly and daily commute. Stuck in traffic or squeezed yoga like into train/underground carriage. The idealised thought of working at home is often lurking in the back of many people’s mind. Especially  when we get that Sunday night, Monday morning feeling. However without the day to… Read more →

Mind Over Matter – Mindfulness for day-to-day life

Mindfulness is the big thing these days. Hell of a statement I know, but with the internet awash with evidenced based models such as cognitive behavioural mindfulness & less evidenced based models that are more aligned to spiritual meditation, how do people use mindfulness techniques? Clearly, neither technique is more or less successful just the model that works for an individual. Now then… Read more →

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