We’ve all heard the saying “first impressions count”, and it’s even more important at job interviews. But is it enough to splurge on a new suit, or dress for an interview and hope the interviewer will bypass your flip flops? The truth is that, even when the weather is roasting
Angelina Jolie announced this week via the New York Times that she has undergone a double mastectomy to reduce her risk of breast cancer from 87% to 5% due to a “faulty” gene, BRCA1, which increases cancer risk. While it’s a brave and courageous step to take, it seems that
Every website owner should have access to their server. Even if you have a dedicated developer who works for you full time or ad hoc, knowing how to access your website files can be a real life saver should something go wrong. The following video tutorial will run you through
If I had a pound for each person who has told me about spending unnecessary money getting their website built, and then more on the products, posters and other promotional activity without testing the waters first I’d be on a beach somewhere adding more tan to my tan! All jokes
Many a successful company starts with just one person, who creates an illusion of being a lot bigger than they really are. But when the first big contract comes in, you can change your fortunes. The only problem is, when it’s just you doing the day-to-day admin, providing the products
This is a question that we get asked a lot on Motherswhowork.co.uk, and the answer remains the same…no customers and no traffic equal no sales and no business! But many people expect to start seeing money as soon as they launch their new website – just because it’s online…often not
When it comes to internet marketing, there are some basic things that you need to avoid so that you will not waste your time or irritate your audience. These are very common mistakes that even those who are more experienced should know better about (but often forget) and if you
Saving energy doesn’t have to be as painful as sunburn, nor does it have to cost much money or time. It has more to do with changing a few energy-wasting habits. Here are four tips to help you save money on your energy bill:
We all need a break, but sometimes going abroad just isn’t going to happen. So. Do you stay at home and do nothing, or find something to make it as enjoyable an experience as possible? We’ve found four staycation ideas that the whole family will love:
Are you planning a family getaway this coming half term? Are you looking for ways to save money in your travel costs? Here are seven tips to help you do just that – and more:
Every workplace has a yes man or woman – is that you? If so, you’ll be dumped on again and again and after a while resentment, stress and demotivation may start to kick in. While you wrestle with the bitterness and guilt (at the same time), your colleagues are oblivious
Young dad Rhys Davies, 21, left school at 14 and jumped straight into his first six-figure business venture. Today, he’s dad to Ruby, four, and Dylan, two, juggling parenthood with a successful online store (www.yourjigsawpuzzles.co.uk) that he set up with just £25.
Parents drive 207 million miles a week taking their children to recreational events. If charged at hackney carriage rates this would total more than £370 million a week (more than £19 billion a year). The study shows that more than 10 million parents devote time to driving their children around,
Living a green and sustainable life has long been publicised in the media but, surprisingly, there still remains some uncertainty about the actual meaning of sustainability with many people reluctant to actively change their way of life to accommodate this.
Offline marketing methods are still important to small businesses. Even with all the hoo ha about social media, if you’re trying to target a local audience, then things like flyers, brochures, business cards etc still work, and they should be an integral part of your marketing and promotion. When it
Victoria Beckham has recently been quoted saying she often feels guilty about being a working mum and has to juggle like everyone else – millionaire or not! Speaking at the Vogue Festival in London she said: “It’s difficult juggling working, having the children, having a husband who travels. I do
These days, most children own a computer, mobile phone and games console, so it’s essential that mums know how to set up the parental controls on these devices. Need advice? Get the lowdown here.
Making the best impression at job interviews is not always about what you say. Your clothes, hair and overall look can speak volumes. If you’ve been out of work for a while, or are branching into a new career or sector, you may wonder what the protocol is style wise…it
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Are you sitting on a small fortune at home with unused it’s you’ve left to collect dust in cupboards, in the shed and everywhere else in between? If you’re thinking about decluttering and don’t want to just throw out unused possessions then why not get some money back for your