The Nuts And Bolts of Academic Writing

One of the fundamental prerequisite skills for a successful student is good academic writing. Once mastered, this crucial skill enables students to navigate assignments with ease. Academic writing requires the student to fully understand the command verbs, comprehend the subject matter, apply in-depth thinking, source good quality, peer-reviewed academic articles and the ability to write […]

Tips and Strategies for Career Advancement
Tips and Strategies for Career Advancement in HR

The field of Human Resources (HR) in the United Kingdom (UK) is a dynamic and ever-evolving profession. As HR professionals strive for career advancement, it becomes crucial to understand the HR landscape, develop essential skills, build relationships, pursue further education, and navigate career progression. This article provides valuable insights, tips, and strategies to help HR […]

Navigating your career in HR
Navigating your career in HR: A comprehensive guide

Whether you’re starting from scratch or already have a bit of HR experience under your belt, this blog will serve as your trusty compass if you’re after a career in HR in the UK but are wondering, “Where do I start?” Let’s look at the various HR career paths to help you secure your first […]

CIPD qualifications explained: How to get CIPD qualified

When it comes to getting the best kind of qualification in HR and L&D, the CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) is the gold standard. But what is the CIPD, and how can it benefit your career in HR and L&D? Read on to learn about how to get a CIPD qualification and how […]

How to create a time management plan to reduce your stress

According to research from the Mental Health Foundation, 74% of UK adults have reported feeling so stressed over the last year that they couldn’t cope.  That research also found that 65% of adults have felt more stressed since COVID-19 restrictions began. To increase awareness of those staggering statistics, Stress Awareness Month kicks off on 1 […]

Working From Home – Ten Jobs You Can Do

With the help of technology, working from home has become easier than ever. Often all you need is a laptop and a good internet connection to do your job. Whether you’re employed and have the ability to work from home, freelance or run your own business, there are plenty of benefits of working remotely. Plus […]

The 5 Best Methods For How To Improve Your Memory

It’s frustrating trying to study when you can’t remember what you spent hours trying to learn the day before. Sadly, this is a common phenomenon. Research suggests that you can only hold around 7 things in your short-term memory for just 20-30 seconds. If you’re trying to improve your short term memory to improve your […]

How To Speed Read – Is It An Effective Revision Technique?

What is Speed Reading? ‘Speed Reading’ is the process where instead of identifying individual words, the reader will rapidly process and recognise phrases on a page all at once. The technique is nothing new, as speed reading has been touted as a genuine skill since the 1950s when Evelyn Nielsen Wood first coined the phrase. In more recent times, there’s been a number of cheap apps and web browsing extensions that train you in the art of speed reading. Some of the most popular include:

Paper VS Digital: Which Is The Best Way To Revise?

Technology continues to impact how we go about our daily lives. More and more ways of doing things are now obsolete due to technological advancement and these changes are beginning to affect the way new generations approach tasks. For example, in October 2011 a video on YouTube went viral where a one-year-old girl swipes her fingers across a tablet’s touchscreen, moving icons at ease, only to move on to a magazine and treat it with the same approach. Confused, she then presses her finger against her leg to seemingly confirm that it wasn’t her finger that was broken, but the magazine!

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