Black History Month – Black Success Stories – Daniel

Black History Month – Black Success Stories – Daniel

1)     Brief Introduction to yourself and what you currently do, and what your main interests are   Hey, my name is Daniel Malaolu and I am currently on my placement year at PayPal as an Integration Engineer. If you couldn’t already tell by my surname, I am Nigeran! I have lived in London for my whole life, [...]

How To Save Money

How To Save Money

Since I’ve started working, I have started to get into the habit of saving. So I thought to share with you all, some tips that have and continue to help me to save effectively. 1. Give some money away e.g. to a cause that is close to your heart. This may sound like a juxtaposition, [...]

Studying To Be A Nurse- Meet Praise

Studying To Be A Nurse- Meet Praise

Questions: Brief description about yourself and your interests. “My name is Praise, I am from Nigeria half Igbo half Yoruba, I like listening to music, socialising with people and editing videos.” What do you study at university and why? What’s the story behind it? “I am currently studying Nursing in Univeristy, since when I was [...]

Fixed Mindset vs Growth Mindset

Fixed Mindset vs Growth Mindset

Fixed Mindset: Avoids challengesShys away from things you don't knowUnable to handle criticism and feedbackDoes not carry out any actions without seeking approvalFocused on proving yourselfThreatened by the success of others Gives up easily Growth Mindset: View challenges as opportunitiesAcknowledge and embrace your weaknessesLearn to give and receive constructive criticismIntelligence and talent is dynamic and [...]

How To: Keep Your CV Updated All Year Around

How To: Keep Your CV Updated All Year Around

Keep a list of all your projects, tasks, and responsibilities at every job. Whenever you work on a project, write down the skills that you are using to complete the project. Microsoft OneNote is a useful resource to keep track of the projects you are working on and skills you are developing, whilst they are [...]

How To Exude Confidence During An Interview

How To Exude Confidence During An Interview

Interviews can be a scary process, but this article aims to provide you with helpful tips to make interviews more enjoyable. Who knows, through the tips listed in this article it may help you radiate more confidence and potentially you may get hired for that job role! Tip 1: Interviews are a two-way process When [...]

Working For A Small Firm vs Big Firm

Working For A Small Firm vs Big Firm

When deciding which organisation you would like to work for, an important factor to take into account is the size of the firm. This article will focus on the major differences between working at a small firm vs big firm. Small firms often have a transformational culture, whereas larger firms have a transactional culture: From [...]