For businesses, three-year and five-year plans are part and parcel of forecasting success: but why do we find it so difficult to incorporate this practice into our own personal career projections? With constant weekly, monthly and quarterly deadlines, it’s important to identify both your next...

Do you find that nerves and anxiety get in the way when you’re sat in the chair facing your interviewer? Feeling anxious during an interview process is perfectly normal. It’s a healthy reaction and given in small doses, it can be good for you. The Journal...

Following on from our article Fitting in a Lunchtime Workout, today we bring you the benefits of walking. From mental health to sleep time, to saving money to the environment, we cover all the bits and bobs of why walking is good for you. #1 Outrunning...

So, you’re at that point in your life when you’re trying to impress your boss in order to get that promotion or pay rise. You avoid taking annual leave for fear of it reflecting badly on you or because you’re worried about the dreaded workload that will be on your desk when you get back. Sound familiar?  You may think that you’re benefitting your career by doing this, but it can be damaging for several reasons if you don’t allow yourself a break from work from time to time.

We all know that working out can have a huge beneficial impact on our lives – from keeping up your fitness levels, lifting your mood, boosting your energy and helping you sleep better. But you work, a lot. You’re tired, a lot. You don’t physically have the time...

We all know that looking for a new role can be time consuming and at times frustrating. However, if you follow these top tips you can manage the job search efficiently and effectively. Invest time - find one or two specialist recruiters that you think will...

Be succinct and concise when answering questions – set the scene and give enough detail in the example to give the interviewer a good understanding of what you trying to convey without too much irrelevant detail. Stick to the point and don’t waffle or go...

So, you've accepted an offer to work for a new company and it's time to quit your current job. Shouldn't be too difficult. You do all the right things: give notice, offer to help in the transition, finish projects, say thanks for the opportunity. But instead...

Set SMART goals to get ahead in your career. Where would you like to be in a year’s time? In five years? What experiences will help you achieve that? What interests and skills would you like to use in your career? Setting a career goal is...