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To the Villa or the Red Brick?

5 months ago

I'm not afraid to admit that I absolutely love ITV2’s Love Island. The launch was very exciting for me. If it’s not your cup of tea, I still have a point to make, I promise…!

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There are 3.3 million people aged 50-64 in the UK not in work - why?

5 months ago

This morning I saw a LinkedIn post with a picture of Willy Wonka, claiming to be ‘making the impossible possible’ in an environment where ‘Willy Wonka ideas’ won’t get laughed at.

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Meritocracy, Anyone?

6 months ago

Last year, our partner charity at InterQuest was Tomorrow’s People, a charity dedicated to improving social mobility for people between the ages of 16-24. The work they had been doing was incredible.

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Robotic Process Automation (RPA): the battle for vendor supremacy

6 months ago

Robotic process automation (RPA) is a disruptive technology that can improve workforce productivity by freeing up employees from routine, repetitive tasks so they can concentrate on instances which require human strengths e.g. reasoning, judgement or interaction with a customer.

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Why it's important to work somewhere that supports mental health

6 months ago

Over 526,000 workers suffered from work related stress, depression or anxiety between 2016 and 2017 and, currently, there are 1 in 6.8 people experiencing mental health problems in the workplace.

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We shouldn’t need a #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek to be compassionate

6 months ago

Yesterday, InterQuest hosted a breakfast forum with guest speaker David Beeney. David enjoyed a successful career in media for 36 years but suffered in complete silence with his mental health issue until May of 2016 when he ‘outed’ himself.

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Mental Health Awareness - Day 5 - Be there for your mate. MENtal Health

6 months ago

Just be a man will you? Man up and get it done. Big boys don’t cry. Oh grow some… well, I don’t need to complete that one really! Our everyday language very much portrays men as the big and strong one, the provider for the family, the one that goes out to work and earns the money, the boss, the leader.

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Mental Health Awareness - Day 4 - Learn to Listen

7 months ago

Sorry, this isn’t a guide to social anxiety! But, what happens when someone you know discloses to you that they have a mental health problem. It can be a sudden and real shock, especially if you’ve never had any experience of it yourself – it can end up being quite scary!

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Mental Health Awareness - Day 3 – Switching Off

7 months ago

​It’s all up in the news at the moment – cut down carbon emissions, save energy, turn off the lights! And so it should be – we should absolutely look after the environment as it looks after us.

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A view of Midtown Manhattan, New York City

New York City’s Tech Sector Is Booming

7 months ago

New York’s tech scene is hitting new heights after a decade of significant growth. It is still a long way from becoming “the new Silicon Valley” but recent growth has placed it within striking distance.

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