5 Embarrassingly Simple Jobs to Avoid If You Want to Stay Stress-Free

It’s easy to say that the way to manage stress is by exercising, eat well, etc. – but for some of us, stress is the by-product of ‘bad’ environment, full of stressors that we just can’t handle. This is particularly prevalent in the workplace.

Feeling stressed at work

Stress in the workplace leads us into various health problems and bad habits.  Unmanaged, work stress can cause depression, anxiety and addiction. But why stress is related to addiction? You see, as business executives or employees of reputable, prestigious companies, we are stressed on a near daily basis. According to a study, there are certain jobs that have highest rate of addiction.…

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Five Ways to Break Into The International Digital Business Market

Digital marketing is the way to go for most modern companies. When you take a look at recent trends in the international digital business market today, it is clear to see that lots of growth is expected. Consequently, this means more money for stakeholders. Hence, there is no surprise to see why companies are trying to outdo their rivals in claiming large shares of the online customer base.

International market expansion

The trend is good news to professionals who are looking into trying their hand in digital marketing. Furthermore, it is a promising industry since most organisations usually outsource professional IT services instead of hiring permanent employees for the same.…

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Why Many Small Business CEOs Fail At Job Search

Have you had enough of being a CEO of a small business?

(Maybe your official title is not CEO – it’s probably MD, GM or similar – but in this article I’ll use CEO as an umbrella term for all of those to aid consistency and comprehension).

Often the pressures of running a small business to small business CEOs and they begin to dream of having a “normal” job.

At least for a little while.

CEO job search

However, getting a job after being a small business CEO is not always easy.

Press any recruiter and they’ll (grudgingly) admit that CEOs who have been running their own business for the past 10+ years often get overlooked during job search.…

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Why a Business Career is Right for You

There is a lot of pressure on people to find a career that is right for them. Different people have different aims, different ambitions, and different skills, all of which means that there is a need to think about this matter seriously. However, the diversity of options associated with a business career makes it an option worth considering, and the benefits and features of these roles ensure that many people decide that this is the option for them.

Business career

A good starting point when considering why a business career is right for you is the fact that there are so many ways to develop the skills and qualifications required for leading business roles.…

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Online Learning to Help Secure Your Chosen Career

We have all seen how the digital age has changed so many aspects of our lives beyond recognition. From the way we chat with friends or order the weekly groceries to large-scale changes in big business transactions between multinational companies, the Internet has changed the way we look at everything.

Online learning

So maybe it should come as no big surprise that the digital revolution has also led to major changes in education, and the way that people of all ages, backgrounds and academic levels go about obtaining the skills and qualifications they need to get into their career of choice.

Online learning makes education a possibility for people who had thought the doors were permanently closed to them.…

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5 Tips for Adult Learners Returning to Education to Boost their Careers

In the wake of November’s spending review, the adult education sector breathed a sigh of relief as George Osborne announced core funding would be protected. The government had been expected to cut funding to the already fragile sector which has endured years of setbacks and is undergoing an area review.

Businessman learning in a further education course

While some return to education in later life to nurture a skill or hobby, gaining extra qualifications can increase financial worth and improve chances of promotion. The news of funding protection was, therefore, a boost for those adults who are seeking further education (FE) as an opportunity to enhance their careers.…

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