June 2018

Do accents matter when job hunting?

2020-10-13T17:42:49+01:00June 26th, 2018|Job Search|

Did you know that 80% of employers admit to discriminating in job interviews based on accent alone? There is a time-old belief with recruiters that there is a correlation between accent and ability to fulfil a role. According to articles from BBC Capital and The Guardian, even local UK dialects are discriminated against. I have been [...]

April 2018

The Taste of Interview Success

2020-10-13T17:46:53+01:00April 26th, 2018|Job Search|

I’ll be frank with you…there’s no set formula for interview success. They’re all going to be different, even if you only ever experience one type of interview during your job search. But you have to prepare, show you really know your stuff and make sure you stand out. Essentially, there are 5Ps for interview success: Prepare, [...]

March 2018

Balancing the Risks and Rewards of Freelancing

2020-10-13T17:50:52+01:00March 20th, 2018|Freelancing|

There are many misconceptions about going solo in business. We most commonly associate freelancing with people sitting in cafes, sipping coffee, looking relaxed and tapping away on their laptops. The reality is they are frantically chasing invoice payments, organising meetings, writing proposals and doing a myriad of tasks at once. Going out on your own [...]

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