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Alexandra Jane

Alexandra Jane writes graduate careers advice for Inspiring Interns, who specialize in matching candidates to their dream internship. Check out their graduate jobs listings for roles.

7 Career Lessons I Learned from Interning in Different Fields

7 Career Lessons I Learned from Interning in Different Fields

If you’re one of the thousands of newly graduated millennials who aren’t quite sure what they want to do with their lives, a great option is to take some time to intern in various professions and fields. This will help prevent you from diving headfirst into a low-paid job which holds no appeal. Here are […]

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9 Ways To Get Ahead on the Weekend

9 Ways To Get Ahead on the Weekend

During the week you may feel like fitting anything around a busy work schedule is near impossible. The best way to tackle any sense of mid-week overwhelm is to utilize your weekend to get ahead in both your personal and professional life, allowing you to make the most of your week and enjoy your life outside of […]

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Top Tips for Speaking on the Phone at Work

Top Tips for Speaking on the Phone at Work

Learning to speak confidently and coherently to clients and colleagues on the phone is often one of the most daunting things about working in an office. But, fear not! Just follow our top tips and you’ll soon be just as relaxed chatting away in the office to clients as you are in your bedroom on […]

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5 Things To Consider Before Quitting Your Job

5 Things To Consider Before Quitting Your Job

The decision to leave your job behind and move on to something else is always a big one, whether you are climbing higher on the career ladder or moving in a completely different professional direction. A job is not only a source of financial stability; it also represents an established familiarity of setting. Quitting your job is a big […]

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Why You Need To Equip Your Vocal Toolbox

Why You Need To Equip Your Vocal Toolbox

The way you speak is important. From what you say to the way you express it, it is perhaps the most obvious method of communication at our disposal. Speech has come to be a universal signifier of confidence, competence and status – and nowhere are these traits more crucial than in the workplace. Famous speaker Julian Treasure looks at […]

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Why Body Language Matters in Your Job Interview

Why Body Language Matters in Your Job Interview

Have you ever been to an interview and felt like you didn’t quite present the best version of yourself or got into a discussion where you felt increasingly defensive? Your body language will likely indicate exactly how your feel. While there are some forms of body language that can help you feel more confident (power […]

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6 Traits to Help You Get Ahead At Work

6 Traits to Help You Get Ahead At Work

If you’re not careful, office life can become monotonous, with each day rolling into the next. Certain habits are easily ingrained and it’s easy to zone into a particular mindset and become oblivious to those around you. Next time you head into work, take the time to look around you, escape your mental bubble and […]

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10 Steps To Boost Your Morning Productivity

10 Steps To Boost Your Morning Productivity

Getting up in the morning can be tricky, especially if you’ve got a long day ahead of you and a late night behind you. Here are 10 top tips to get you leaping out of bed and into a productive mindset. 1. A substantial breakfast Gorging on larger dinners and skipping breakfast will leave you […]

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8 Ways to Boost Your Productivity at Work

8 Ways to Boost Your Productivity at Work

Office environments can feel stressful and inescapable at times, with vast quantities of work weighing us down. However, this stress is not insurmountable and by boosting your productivity you can get through more work whilst also improving your mindset and overall well-being. Here are eight of the best ways to boost your productivity at work. […]

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Dress to Impress: What To Wear At Work

Dress to Impress_ What to Wear to Work

At the heart of office etiquette lies the issue of dress code. While each office has its own nuances and rules when it comes to attire, the workplace clothing climate can be broadly divided into four categories; Business formal, business professional, business casual and casual. There’s a great deal of crossover between these, with some […]

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