How to pass your probation

You might be surprised to hear it’s estimated that one in five people fail to make it through their probationary period when starting a new job. So how exactly do you navigate those tricky first few months and ensure this doesn’t happen to you? We spoke to Samantha, an HR expert, who shared her top five tips for ensuring your probation period is as positive as possible…

Becoming a Contract Trainer

How can you breathe fresh life into your job without changing industry – and have the flexibility to choose where, when and on what you want to work? The answer might be to become a Contract Trainer…

What’s it like to live and work in South London?

It’s already given us the magnificence of David Bowie and the world’s greatest tennis tournament, but what else does South London have to offer as a place to live and work? Let’s find out…

How to ace telephone interviews

Not every job interview involves a face-to-face showdown – in the case of the telephone interview it’s all about voice to voice. But what is a telephone interview for? What’s covered? And how do you give the best account of yourself during one? We asked John Lees, author of a wide range of career books – including The Interview Expert – to give us his top tips…

What’s it like Living and Working in West London?

It’s already given us the world’s most famous stadium and beloved naturalist (hello, Sir David Attenborough), but what else does West London have to offer as a place to live and work? Let’s find out…