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So far Tammy Harvey has created 12 blog entries.

Should I take the Money or My Dream Job?

I’ve previously been told that workers can fall into two categories. There are those who are hungry for the money; they’ll do whatever it takes to earn those top dollars and they love the thrill of the chase. The second category are those who will more than happily step aside from the high earning role [...]

By | May 15th, 2017|Career|Comments Off on Should I take the Money or My Dream Job?

Should You Take a Sick Day, or Not?

As the cooler months start to hit us, we’re not only finding it just a little more difficult to get out of bed on these crispier mornings, but we are also surrounded by cold and flu germs! When one of your colleagues catches a virus, then it’s sure to work its way around the office [...]

By | May 14th, 2017|Business|Comments Off on Should You Take a Sick Day, or Not?

What No to Do in a Job Interview

You applied for the job a week ago and have just received a phone call asking you to attend an interview! Nervous? Excited? Probably both. This is it. Your dream job or a step in the next direction. Whatever the reason, you’ve got to nail this interview. So here’s what not to do… Don’t be [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Job Hunting|Comments Off on What No to Do in a Job Interview

5 Reasons Why People Resign

Staff turnover. It’s a dreaded word, especially if it seems to be increasing at your company. But your organisation is a good place to work, isn’t it? Or so you might think… Here are five reasons why people resign. Management They say that employees don’t always leave an organisation, but often a manager. Management style [...]

By | April 5th, 2017|Business|Comments Off on 5 Reasons Why People Resign

The Five Office Personality Types

Working in an office environment with numerous personalities can be both rewarding and challenging. Can you spot the different personality types? Here are five of them! The Road Runner This person is easy to spot – or are they? The Road Runner is characterised by their impatient demeanour and constant ability to run late for [...]

By | March 12th, 2017|Business|Comments Off on The Five Office Personality Types

Rise of the Robots

It’s 7.00pm on a Friday night and you’ve met a group of friends for dinner at your favourite restaurant. Sorry, did I say actual people? I meant Facebook/Instagram/Twitter friends or followers… Now I’m not ‘hating on’ technology at all. Of course we wouldn’t be able to do so many of the things we can today [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|Business|Comments Off on Rise of the Robots

Why You Should Hire a Millenial (like me!)

Millennials. The word has been circulating in our vocabulary for some time now, so I’m sure you have heard it at some point. You either love us, or you ‘hate’ us. Often ridiculed and stereotyped as lazy individuals with our heads in the clouds and faces pointed down towards our smart phones, I’m here to [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|Business|Comments Off on Why You Should Hire a Millenial (like me!)

Hiring for Cultural Fit

What is cultural fit? You’ve probably heard the word thrown around numerous times, but do you know what is actually means? According to the Business Dictionary, organisational culture is defined as, ‘The values and behaviours that contribute to the unique social and psychological environment of an organisation’. So in basic terms, organisational culture includes how [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|Business|Comments Off on Hiring for Cultural Fit

How to Have a Successful Day

We are all susceptible to moments of procrastination and unproductivity. Having said that, it’s likely that it is not something that your boss praises you for and in the end, you’re only slowing down the progress of your day. Towards the 5.00pm mark, you might be hit with a wall of panic and regret that [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|Career|Comments Off on How to Have a Successful Day

The Art of Email

Email etiquette. Like you, I am immersed in emails, and if you don’t’ mind me saying, it seems that a lot and I mean a lot of people, don’t quite understand it. It’s actually quite frustrating when you receive hundreds of emails during the week and so many of them don’t make much sense at [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|Business|Comments Off on The Art of Email