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10 Brutal Career Truths No One Wants to Admit

10 Brutal Career Truths No One Wants to Admit

The perfect career is a myth. Genuine careers have high, lows and a few confused moments too. We asked real people for their career truths. Their responses were brutal but honest. How many do you agree with?

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New Series – Career Insights: A Monday In The Life Of…Erica Sosna

New Series - Career Insights: A Monday In The Life Of...Erica Sosna

What do lists, a cat called Brian and a good dose of fresh air have in common? They’re all essential parts of a happy Monday for Erica Sosna, CEO of Career Matters – the first article of our new blog series #CareerInsights. How does her Monday compare to yours? Read on and let us know.

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What Does a Successful Graduate Programme Look Like?

What Does a Successful Graduate Programme Look Like?

The ingredients for a successful graduate programme? Keen graduates, experienced HR managers, a sprinkling of cultural fit, a few spoonfuls of self-discovery and a good dose of career conversations. Delicious? We think so.

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How Can HR Professionals Manage Stress in the Workplace?

How Can HR Professionals Manage Stress in the Workplace?

It costs the UK over £5 billion, endangers our physical and mental health, and causes chronic health conditions and premature death. So let’s give workplace stress more focus and start by asking if HR professionals can help manage this modern epidemic.

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Career Development Conversations: The Business Case

Career Development Conversations: The Business Case

In times of turbulence and belt-tightening, it is instinctive to aim to cut costs and make efficiencies. Rightly or wrongly, career development conversations and training budgets tend to take a real hit. But, what if we can show you that our career coaching methodology is, in fact, integral to the strategy for achieving any kind of successful transformation. Click here to read the full business case!

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The raw truth about setting my own virtual business

The raw truth about setting my own virtual business

Career Matters is a #virtualbusiness. This article is a look behind the scenes of how we set it up that way, but more importantly how it’s being developed into a business where everything is possible.

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Environmental Fit and Understanding Success – What do Women Want?

Environmental Fit and Understanding Success – What do Women Want?

Mary Portas says she lost her identity to get to the top of her career. Some women have just found it too exhausting and impossible to sustain. Others have lost intimacy with their children or suffered other relationship breakdowns. So just how do women take up positions of leadership or support when the world is crying out for more of us at the top? What do you do when you can’t carry on being Superwoman? Ask Mary Portas and she thinks the working culture has to change to suit us. Read it all in here!

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