One thing I noticed as the end of the year was coming to a close was the fact that I couldn’t remember what we had done during the year. Of course I could remember things like birthdays and my operation but it was the little things that I was missing out (more…)
I have been working since I was at school and worked in an office since I was 16 (yes a very long time ago!) and although I have only worked in 3 companies, all of those have been very different in their approach when it comes to their staff and the (more…)
When you are little you have ambitions to have so many different career’s from a vet to a shop worker to a lawyer. Then you head into highschool and are told you need to make a decision before heading into college/sixth form so you can get the correct qualifications.
But how many (more…)
I find summer holidays as a working parent the hardest time of the whole school year. There is nothing I would love to do more than spend them at home with Kayleigh and Ethan however it is not an option.
With only 25 days holiday throughout the whole year we have to (more…)
Caring is the core feature required to become a great nurse. For this reason it is little surprise that at one point or another many female nurses leave the profession to have children of their own. Nursing is a respected career choice which many in the profession have a profound passion (more…)
For me personally I don’t work because I enjoy it or I need to have that me time, I work for the necessity that we need me to work and bring in some cash to help keep the house ticking over.
However I’m now at that point in my career when I (more…)
It’s no secret that I work to live and I don’t live to work.
Which unfortunately means that I am always trying to balance the whole work/family life and this summer holiday I am failing miserably!
Due to me switching roles and our holiday which we had already prebooked I am almost out (more…)
Being a parent at times is tough, being a working parent however can be a nightmare at times when it comes to childcare.
The government and companies have been able to go some way in to helping with this by being able to offer flexible working hours to parents and carers of (more…)
I’ve worked for so long now, mainly in finance but I did work in a shop from the age of 14 stacking shelves.
The only time I haven’t worked since then was when I was 16 and did my AAT course on a 6 month fast track plus the 2 weeks I (more…)
Feeling comfortable at work is important, and allows us to perform at our best. You should be able to have confidence in your work and the way you come across to your colleagues and clients. A decent pair of shoes, such as brogues, can bridge that gap between smart and casual (more…)