The realities of life after graduation

The realities of life after graduation

‘Getting an excellent job after graduation was so easy!’ Said no graduate ever. Before we start – let’s be clear. Getting a 1st for your undergraduate degree is hard going. Everyone begins their degree course with a positive attitude. ...

When is the right time to retire?

When is the right time to retire?

Being told to retire at 65 is a thing of the past. We’re no longer forced to stop at a set age – and can keep on working as long as we like. Indeed, many ‘retirees’ are turning to agencies, like us here at RedWigWam, to find flexible ...

5 qualities of a good manager

5 qualities of a good manager

A good manager makes a huge difference to any work place. But being a good manager is about more than hitting targets and keeping the ‘suits’ happy. And it’s about more than a salary increase and bonus! A good manager possesses a mix ...

Why it’s essential to get on with your colleagues

Why it’s essential to get on with your colleagues

If you work, especially if you work full time hours, it probably feels like you spend more time with your colleagues than your own family during the working week. So, isn’t it a good idea to make a conscious effort to form good ...

Are you harming your chances of promotion?

Are you harming your chances of promotion?

Looking for a promotion? You’re probably already aware of what you should be doing to stand out from the crowd. Promotion isn’t something which just happens. But are you doing anything which could harm your chances? Being anti-social ...

How important is work experience during university?

How important is work experience during university?

University provides us with plenty of knowledge, and arguably some useful life skills. But many students leave completely unprepared for the world of work. Graduates are usually quite familiar with the whole ‘we are looking for someone ...

Mistakes to avoid making on your CV

Mistakes to avoid making on your CV

Writing a good CV, and keeping it updated can sometimes feel like a chore. But it’s so worth it. Creating a decent CV first time round, makes it so much easier to keep on top of any little tweaks. A good CV should be well thought out ...

Find solutions, not problems

Find solutions, not problems

Adversity is part of life. Facing problems tests us, but ultimately helps us to grow. And how we chose to solve problems makes all the difference. While this applies to almost every aspect of our lives, in this blog post, we are going ...

LinkedIn For Beginners: Setting Up a Good Profile

LinkedIn for beginners: Setting up a good profile

LinkedIn is an excellent professional social network. It’s a great place to start a job hunt – and you never know when a recruiter will look at your profile. So, we thought we’d put together some top tips for setting up your LinkedIn ...

6 positives to gain from temping

6 positives to gain from temping

If you’re offered a job temping, it can be tempting to turn it down in the hope something permanent might be just around the corner. But, before you make a decision, have a look at some of the positives you can take from the ...

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