Growing your career

Being busy is no excuse – 5 tips on how to fit exercise into your daily work routine
Establish fitness in meetings, Take the stairs, Get ab fit behind the desk, Unwind with yoga, Use your lunch break effectively.

The top 5 benefits of having a mentor.
Knowing the value of having a mentor is one thing but how exactly can you take full advantage of your mentor?

Why science says you should turn off your smartphone or table
Does this sound familiar: you´re having lunch with your colleagues, but instead of having an interesting conversation you are all looking at the screen of your mobile to check what important messages you´ve missed from everybody who is not at that table.

4 tips to make working remotely work for you
The over 200 employees of Automattic - the company behind WordPress - never go to the office in morning. It would be practically impossible because they work in 174 different cities, in 29 countries all over the world.

Which office personality are you?
Which are you? What other personalities do you work with?

Do's and don'ts for your first week on the job
Preparation is key to a successful start in a new job. Essentially, you are still on trial for the first few weeks in any job and it’s important to set the right image from the moment you walk through the door on your first day.

Dress for success
First impressions count - and bearing in mind that only 7% of what you say makes an impact, what you wear (and how you wear it) is of vital importance.

Develop your personal brand
Think about some brands you like. Why do you choose these brands over others? How do they communicate with you and why do they attract your custom?

Ten little steps to office inspiration
Here are a few simple, easy and quick steps you can take in your working day to help boost your inspiration levels. Adopting these simple habits could help to keep you motivated and thinking clearly and creatively.

Banish the Monday morning blues
If you’re suffering from a lapse in motivation, here are a few helpful hints for busting your Monday morning downers.

A day in the life of an executive assistant
Gone are the days of old school typing pools. Nowadays, PAs are organising global events and managing budgets. Interested in a career as a PA? Wondering exactly what the role entails? We got the inside scoop from one of our top PAs.