You are what you wear

By Beth Cooper Although the days of bowler hats with pinstripe suits may have passed, in British society it sometimes seems there is an unofficial uniform requirement for every occasion but how do you know what to wear when you may not have been exposed to such an environment before? Anthropologists have even looked at …

Twitter for your career

By Beth Cooper Twitter is often dismissed either because people feel they have nothing to say or believe it is full of gossip. However, it is a great tool to give you competitive advantage in your job search and future career progression in a quick and easily accessible way. For interview preparation, I would say …

Love what you do and you will be a success

By Beth Cooper The headline for this article is displayed in my office. It may seem idealistic when there are bills to pay but by identifying where your passion lies, it can make your working life so much more enjoyable. With the pensionable age increasing, we could be working for more than 50 years. Wouldn’t …

Temping – a gateway to a world of opportunity

By Beth Cooper As the academic year comes to an end, the focus on finding a job after the summer dissertation is of increased importance. Much is written elsewhere about graduate opportunities, but what if you have experience? If you have a particular organisation in mind but are not finding the roles matching your work history …