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  1. Careercake Wins Best Employment Advice Website at the NORAs

    NEWS

    Careercake has Won Best Employment Advice Website at the National Online Recruitment Awards  Talk to today’s learners in the way they want to be spoken to, about the topics they really care about and they’ll achieve incredible things Careercake has been awarded Best Employment Advice website at the National Online Recruitment Awards (NORAs).     The […]

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  2. 5 Coaching Tips for New Managers
    – Q&A with Tim Roberts

    New Manager

    Coaching tips for organisations looking to power their new managers from the get go The impact of not training and coaching new managers can have a huge effect on a business, especially because they play such a big role on the employee experience.   Yet, 71% of employers say they don’t train first-time managers, according to […]

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  3. What is imposter syndrome?

    RADIATE

    Ever feel like you didn’t deserve that promotion and that you’re going to be found out? This constant fear that you aren’t good enough is something over 70% of people identify with. What’s more it’s got a name: imposter syndrome. So, what is imposter syndrome? We spoke with Bethan Davies in a recent Let’s Talk […]

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  4. “Treat everyone with respect and fairness, even when they aren’t reciprocating it”

    Management

    Making the leap into management can be all types of scary, exhilarating, fun, nerve-wrecking and powering. And so it should be. Management requires a different skill set from what you may be used to. You need to be good with people, a leader who is able to motivate and energise a team, whilst keeping an […]

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  5. “We ignore the signs that we’re not feeling great”

    RADIATE

    Self Care in the Workplace: Q&A with Cathy Bailey Practising self care is an effective way to ensure we don’t push ourselves too much. You know, to the point where you are really stressed and it’s too late.     There are many ways you can carry out self care that’s effective for you. What works […]

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  6. “The biggest challenge is that many leaders are afraid of mental health”

    RADIATE

    Mental health in the workplace Q&A with Gethin Nadin. 1 in 4 people will experience a mental health problem a year, according to Mind. The thing is, there isn’t a big increase in the number of people affected, rather the way people are dealing with it (or not) is getting more visibility than ever. We’ve […]

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  7. “Am I an Accidental Manager?”

    Thoughts of a New Manager

    POWER UP

    You’ve been at the company for a few years now. You’re performing well in your function and you’ve been hitting your targets. Then, your boss calls you and tells you she’s promoting you to management. From Monday. Like, in three days’ time. After your initial feelings of excitement (because you’ve worked really hard) it then […]

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  8. Careercake secures over £300,000 in latest round of funding

    NEWS

    Online learning platform re-brands to help employees “Power Up” their career development   Careercake has secured over £300,000 in its latest funding round. The round has been led by existing investor the Development Bank of Wales, with additional funding from a consortium of angels including Sunnybarn Investments founded by entrepreneur Phil Buck. Careercake aims to […]

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  9. 4 Things to Do in your Last Year at Uni

    POWER UP

    The final year is looming for many undergraduates and with it comes the inevitable pressure of “what on earth am I going to do after university?!”. I, like many other students I’m sure, spent a large proportion of my 2nd year debating various post-uni options and career paths. I felt an increasing sense of urgency […]

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