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Looking After Your Mental Health at Work

The average worker can often spend more time at their place of work than at home, with many employees dedicating hours to their career. With that in mind, it’s hugely important that employees feel comfortable and supported when it comes to mental health at work, both professionally and personally. Mental health at work has been on the agenda for some time now, across a number of industries, as the pressure mounts for organisations to provide the right support services for...

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The 10 Year Career Challenge

On average, we spend 90,000 hours of our life working. It’s a huge amount of time we dedicate to our career, so it goes without saying that it impacts the quality of our lives. There’s nothing worse career-wise than waking up every morning with a feeling of dread about going to work. We deserve so much better. A rewarding career should reflect ourselves, our interests and aspirations. But it doesn’t always end up the way we want. So, how can...

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Trials and Tribulations of Graduate Job Hunting

Stepping out into the workforce as a fresh-faced graduate can be a daunting prospect. After spending most of your life in education, it’s stressful choosing how to start your career. The lucky ones are born knowing exactly what they want and how to get it but for others it takes time and a heavy dose of trial and error. But when it comes to finding the right career path, it’s personal. There’s no right or wrong way. Even so, with...

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New Year New Job

Are you already planning on seeking a new job in 2019? https://youtu.be/t9JtK8y99vA If it’s been a while since you interviewed you may need to review a few things. Whether you are a pro or a noob (gaming slang) at interviewing I think one of the most important things is self-awareness. (Before I continue... having boys of gaming age, I am unfortunately becoming aware of terminology most of which I dislike but noob I think could go far. It means someone...

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Beast

So we watched the new film starring Johnny Flynn and Jessie Buckley with a full crowd in our cosy Crouch End cinema. All merrily munching our salted caramel popcorn and scooping no calorie chocolate chunk toffee ice cream into our mouths, whilst the heroine is bludgeoning a dying rabbit to death. Actually Beast is a great film, beautiful yet slightly eerie setting of Jersey with fabulous casting as Geraldine Jamès as the domineering bullyish mother and Tristan Gravelle as the...

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New beginnings

Having been engrossed in a recent Sunday Times article about the new buzz word #purpose, it struck me that my #purpose has recently been redefined by events at Attic. The New Year brought some fabulous changes and we have successfully hired two new consultants and are mid-way through the training phase. I have to say that I love training. It reminds me that whilst recruitment isn’t, as they say, rocket science, not everyone can do it as well as well...

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Attic are great people to work with, they were very sensitive to our needs and able to find exactly the right person for our team now, and for our future ambitions. I recommend them to any ‘creative business’ and for anyone who needs intelligent and talented staff.

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