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Is it time for a digital detox?

The amount of time we spend looking at a screen is ever increasing, the impact of this on our professional and personal lives is often up for debate.  We spoke to,  Nisha Gera from wellbeing specialists Joyful Living for some advice on how to have a digital detox. Guest blog: Nisha Gera from Joyful Living From smart phones and tablets Read more about Is it time for a digital detox?[…]

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Remote working: I’m not sure whether to smile or be insulted…

Here at Chiumento we’ve been championing remote working for years. That’s based on a belief that for knowledge-based businesses, offices are increasingly a burden rather than an asset. For starters our clients, candidates and delegates constantly tell us they don’t want the cost, hassle and inconvenience of travelling to meet us at fixed city centre Read more about Remote working: I’m not sure whether to smile or be insulted…[…]

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How to stay resilient during your job search

Looking for a job takes time and energy. If you’ve been out of work for an extended period it is very easy to lose confidence and motivation.  The more resilient you are, the more productive and effective your job search will be. Here are some ways you can help to build up your resilience and Read more about How to stay resilient during your job search[…]

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6 ways to write a memorable post-interview thank-you note

GUEST BLOG: Have you ever sent a follow up thank-you note after an interview?  Is it a nice gesture or a bit over the top?  Here our guest writer, Grace Carter discusses how to get the follow up note right. There are several ways you can make your post-interview thank-you note memorable. Make your note Read more about 6 ways to write a memorable post-interview thank-you note[…]

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What I have learnt in 2 years of remote working…

Today marks 2 years since I started at Chiumento and 2 years since my working life changed dramatically.  Previously I’d worked in traditional offices, spending at least 2 hours a day commuting and most of my working day being spent at a desk in an open-plan office… Along came the opportunity to join Chiumento and Read more about What I have learnt in 2 years of remote working…[…]

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CV or LinkedIn? What’s the most important?

LinkedIn has become an integral part of modern job hunting.  It’s a great platform to showcase your skills and experience and lets recruiters find you, giving you access to roles you might not have find otherwise.  You can apply for job through it, using the information stored within it to build a CV tailored to Read more about CV or LinkedIn? What’s the most important?[…]

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How has technology changed the world of outplacement?

The world isn’t changing – it has changed.  The advancements in technology over the past 20-30 years have revolutionised our world and impacted every part of our lives.  Things that would have been science fiction to past generations are now science fact. Most people carry in their pocket a device with more computing power than Read more about How has technology changed the world of outplacement?[…]