|Work for yourself - get your small business online|
Using the internet to your own advantage is one of the most important lessons to learn in your professional life... especially if you work for yourself or have started a small business.
|How to deal with redundancy|
Redundancy can seem like a pretty scary word, one that no-one wants to hear. But unfortunately in this financial and economic climate, redundancy is a word that a lot of us might hear.
Looking for a job isn't easy, especially in the current job market. But are you looking in the right places? There are opportunities out there and you need to persevere, be organised and know how to unearth them...
Money can't buy you happiness but it can definitely contribute! It's important to know how to manage your money, bills, everyday and unexpected expenses. Here's our guide to avoiding that end-of-the-month panic...
|Being a working mum|
It can be difficult to get the work-life balance right when you're a working mum. Here are some tips to help you cope.
You spot that perfect pair or shoes and your heart skips a beat, despite the fact you already own more than enough pairs...along with a wardrobe crammed full of clothes you've never worn. Credit card burning a hole in your pocket...
|When to say 'no'|
It's not easy to say no to your boss, kids, neighbours and the rest, and we often end up saying 'yes' when we want to say 'no' but don't know how to. Here's some advice to help you resist!
|Scrapbooking: making a scrapbook album like a pro|
Scrapbooking is an art and a scrapbook album can't just be created overnight.
|Changing your name | How to change your name|
If you're thinking of changing your name and you want to know how it's done then our 'how to change your name' guide will help you get to grips with it all.
Job interviews are crucial and also cause a great deal of apprehension. They should be carefully prepared for and never improvised! From preparing for questions to how to act, here's our advice to help you have the best chance of success...
The term 'fair trade' has been around for several years now: fair trade coffee, clothing, bananas, etc... most of us know a bit about the products but not a lot about the principles of this new way of trading...
|Dreams about money|
Our dreams tell us a lot about our desires, even unconfessed ones. Some leave their mark and their images can be interpreted, including the notion of money, which has different meanings according to the context...
|Controlling your moods|
Bust-up with your other half? Call from the banker? Stuck in traffic again? It’s not easy to keep your cool in these types of situations, but you need to learn how to control your moods, especially in the world of work...
|How to manage conflict at work|
Stress, misunderstanding, disagreement, different points of view, rivalry...tension in the workplace is pretty common! Before a situation gets out of control, it’s important to try and diffuse the crisis...
|Writing a good CV|
Your CV is the first thing a potential employer will look at. If you want to get an interview you need to make it look good! Here’s how to make your CV look as appealing as possible.
|Time management at work|
E-mails popping up all the time, the phone ringing non-stop and meetings cramming up your diary? Worried you won’t be able to meet your deadlines? The only solution is to get organised. Here’s some advice to keep from getting snowed under...
|20 eco-friendly tips to help save the planet|
Freak weather, floods, bad air quality and animal extinction are affecting us more and more, as are governmental campaigns to save the planet. Even the corporate world has jumped on the bandwagon by offering us eco-friendly cars and other products...
|Getting a mortgage | a quick guide to getting a mortgage|
If you are thinking about getting a mortgage as a first time buyer but are not sure where to start, let us take you through what you need to know. From deposits to credit rating and finding that dream home, there’s a lot to think about before you sign on the dotted line...
|Registering and voting: everything you need to know|
The general election is fast approaching, and 20 April (Tuesday) is the last day to register if you want to vote on 6 May. Not sure how to do register? Can’t remember whether you’re registered or not? Or just not sure how to vote? Read on...
|How to successfully negotiate a pay rise|
Do you feel underpaid? If so, now is the time to bring up the question of a pay rise. With our tips, you will be perfectly equipped for the negotiation!