Caitlin Purvis's Blog – September 2020 Archive (10)

Sustainable Jobs: What Opportunities Are There for Graduates?

As society places a greater emphasis on the social responsibility, we have to protect the environment and prevent climate change. As such, more and more of us are looking for careers in sustainable roles. Finding a job that is ideal for you after walking out of university is no easy task, let alone one that is eco-friendly. For the generations before us, signing the first job contract they see regardless of their ethical stance and personal opinions was a regular…

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Added by Caitlin Purvis on September 29, 2020 at 11:02am — No Comments

The Need for More Diversity in Trade Roles

The Need for More Diversity in Trade Roles

It’s fair to say that society has changed a lot in the last 35 years. In particular, there have been huge shifts in attitude when it comes to equality and diversity. Sky News reported on a study from 1984, which showed that 42 per cent of people back then felt men ought to take the role of breadwinner for a family, and women ought to be homemakers. 35 years later, only eight per cent of people still maintained these beliefs.

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Added by Caitlin Purvis on September 29, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments

How to get a career in the Snowsports industry

Have you ever imagined yourself in a job that’s a little bit different from your everyday office gig? Perhaps you’re seeking a change in career and have been looking for something more adventurous? Choosing a career path can be a headache, but the decision doesn’t have to be difficult; your chosen job role may involve an activity or hobby that you already have a passion for. For example, gamers can now enjoy a career in games quality…

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Added by Caitlin Purvis on September 29, 2020 at 10:37am — No Comments

Covid-19 Recession: Can Your Business Handle It?

The global pandemic has not just affected health, it has hit the global economy, causing trouble for countries across the world—including the UK, which has entered its second recession in only 12…

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Added by Caitlin Purvis on September 28, 2020 at 8:43am — No Comments

5 Money-Saving Practices Businesses Should Continue Post-Lockdown

For many businesses, penny-pinching hasn’t exactly been a choice lately, with lockdown regulations forcing the part-time closure of companies across all industries. However, in recent weeks we have seen life gradually return to somewhat normal as the government allows the reopening of many entertainment venues and businesses – including pubs, bars, restaurants, cinemas, and several more. Although this is the news businesses across the UK have been waiting to hear, it’s important not to get…

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Added by Caitlin Purvis on September 24, 2020 at 11:36am — No Comments

Under the Influence: The New Way To Maximise Your Brands Reach

Arrive at a catwalk in 2020 and while you’ll still have the mix of journalists and stylists that have always been there, but there’s a new kid on the block—the influencer—and their opinion is worth so much when it comes to what is on-trend and what has reached its end.

These influencers don’t usually tend to have a blog, and they aren’t editors…

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Added by Caitlin Purvis on September 24, 2020 at 7:27am — No Comments

How pronoun badges support gender identity in the workplace

Equality is high on most workplace’s priorities. Employers are keen to make sure their workers are comfortable and happy in order to be more productive, therefore equality and inclusivity are high on any workplace’s priorities. However, according to totaljobs, 60% of transgender employees have suffered workplace discrimination. The same study revealed over half of trans workers…

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Added by Caitlin Purvis on September 17, 2020 at 6:39am — No Comments

Top Tips on Virtual Interviewing: Preparing for the New Norm

Without beating about the hypothetical bush, the future of the labour market in the UK is looking rather bleak.

Reports suggest that we are on course for the worst recession in more than 300 years. The Institute for Policy Research meanwhile has warned that more than one million young people could be unemployed by 2021.

While those searching for work are going to be facing stiffer competition, there is an additional challenge — the virtual interview process.

Admittedly,…

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Added by Caitlin Purvis on September 7, 2020 at 7:38am — No Comments

The Importance of Brand Transparency

Modern day consumers value transparency as their number one motive for choosing to do business with companies. Over the past few years, there has been rising concern surrounding the topic of transparency, with consumers prioritising fair trade, sustainability, and environmental awareness.

As consumers, the choice of buying fair trade is in our hands. We have the freedom to choose brands that can reflect our personal values and needs, but with a specific attention for the ones that…

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Added by Caitlin Purvis on September 3, 2020 at 4:30am — No Comments

TikTok – The Lockdown Craze That’s Here to Stay

A fear of missing out and endless opportunity within have allowed for TikTok to develop into one of the biggest global phenomena of the 21st century.

Snapchat captivated an audience and demographic and so did Instagram. But something so obscure as TikTok, has, well, steamrolled across the globe, engulfing generations and multi-national corporations on its way — this exponential growth isn’t something to be missed, no matter what your motivation is.

As much as you…

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Added by Caitlin Purvis on September 2, 2020 at 6:24am — No Comments

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