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RISE OF THE MACHINES

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Are we taking technology a step too far? The rise and rise of technology and its impacts on everyday life can be seen practically everywhere. Everything, from how we entertain ourselves to how we work, has experienced drastic change over the years. Some of us hate it, whilst others embrace it. The impact of technology on the way…

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5 STEPS TO A GREAT INTERVIEW

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Every week, INS runs workshops to coach participants on how to put their best foot forward in a job interview. Inevitably at every workshop, someone asks the question “How can I feel less nervous before an interview?” Despite what the pharmaceutical companies might claim, there is no magic bullet for curing pre-interview anxiety. But there…

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PERENNIALS: BREAKING FREE OF AGE STEREOTYPES

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Dividing individuals into groups based on age is a concept that’s always irked me. We’ve heard the terms ‘Baby Boomer’, ‘Gen Y’ and more recently ‘Millennials’ being thrown around left, right and centre. It’s baffling that many modern-day companies still focus on these age-based demographics in order to ‘give customers what they want’.  But think…

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Will I get another job? The 4 secrets of people who enjoy the process

Like anything in life, there are no guarantees but there are actions you can take to give yourself the best possible chance of achieving your employment goal. Establish realistic goals and collaborate with your CPO to implement strategies to ensure your progression. Ask your CPO what actions you should be taking. Communicate openly and promptly…

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Building your resilience – tips for times of stress

Many things come to mind when we hear the word resilience; character, inner strength, never giving up are all such wonderful qualities, but how often do we pay tribute to the importance it plays in our daily lives as our patience, temperament, and values are constantly being tested. What ensures that the aforementioned stays intact…

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