Keeping positive on the job hunt, productive alone time and harnessing the power of LinkedIn: Transforming your career this week
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Four tips for making your job search an affirming experience
It's not uncommon to find ourselves job-hunting after an extended break. And we can't kid ourselves, looking for a job is never fun for the psyche. Justine Hyde shares her four tips for making the job-hunt a positive experience, instead of shattering the ego.
Tales from the City: When you're being lectured on 'business rules'
There will always be one person who thinks they can offer you business advice that you don't want to hear from, on subjects that they have no expertise in. So how do you deal with them politely? Strategist Rose Herceg offers her tips for shutting them down without it seeming like an overreaction.
How to find 30 minutes of daily productive 'me time'
Everybody needs a little alone time. And Meredith the mentor is a big advocte of productive 'me' time as well. She truly believes that nobody's so busy that they can't spare 30 minutes to spend on projects that are all about them. Here, she offers five suggestions on how to make productive 'me' time a regular part of your schedule.
How to make the most of your LinkedIn connections
LinkedIn is one of the key social media platforms to make connections with other leading professionals. But how to maximise these opportunities? Catriona Pollard explains how.