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7 signs you're an ambivert (and what it is)

Neither the life of the party or a self confessed wallflower? Then you might just recognise these 7 definitive signs of being an ambivert.   What is an ambivert and why do employers like them?Sitting contently at the midpoint of the personality scale, ambiverts show neither the incessant energy of an extrovert or the inherent shyness of their introverted counterparts. Ambiversion is considered the delicate balance ...

Published: Tue 03 March 2015

Top tips and advice for career change

If you thought starting a new job was difficult, starting an entirely new career is something else and ranks right up there with moving house and ending a relationship when it comes to the most stressful things in life. As ever, Agency Central are providing the scented candles and calming bubble bath by offering what we believe to be the best advice to consider when changing your career. Be flexible with salary (but not to your ...

Published: Tue 03 March 2015

Employment contract: what you need to look for

An employment contract can be a confusing and complicated document but we've highlighted some of the key things you should look out for before signing your name on the dotted line. In the excitement of being offered the job, newly hired employees are often quick to overlook the details of their employments contracts, but it's important to familiarise yourself with some areas that could prove to be restrictive in the future.Intellectual ...

Published: Thu 26 February 2015

Personal branding - how to build, develop & manage it

In a professional landscape that's dominated by so called 'specialists' and 'experts,' it can be difficult to make a name for yourself and become a key influencer in your industry.Fortunately, we're here to help and these simple tips could help you build your own personal brand and finally get noticed for the things that you do best. Choose your expertiseDeveloping a personal brand is all about becoming known for something; ...

Published: Thu 19 February 2015

Tips to make a big impact in a new job

Embarking on a new career is fraught with many challenges that can make it all so tempting to revert to the status of office introvert. There's no need to fret though as we're offering a few handy tips to overcome this inherent shyness and to help you make a big impact in your new job. Positive attitudeThough positive thinking may only be possible thanks to your second cup of rocket fuel, it's amazing just how much a brighter ...

Published: Tue 17 February 2015

Best pancake recipes: which pancake suits your job?

Ever wonder which style of pancake you're most suited to? Well wonder no more as Agency Central provides a breakdown of the best pancake recipes for YOU to try this Pancake Day!Regardless of whether you lean towards a sweet or savoury palate, everyone has their favourite pancake recipes; but did you ever stop to think how your choice of pancake could be effecting your day job? Probably not, but it appears that different toppings ...

Published: Tue 17 February 2015

5 signs that you're married to your job

If your Facebook relationship status and current occupation are seemingly indistinguishable, then maybe you need to look out for these 5 signs that you're married to your job.The Hallmark calendar is truly in full swing as St Valentine encourages us to show our adoration for our soul mates, baes and one true loves. For some though, the light of their lives is a little more demanding with many being more inclined to buy chocolates ...

Published: Fri 13 February 2015

6 productivity quotes to inspire you at work

When productivity is falling and procrastination is slowly setting in, sometimes all that's needed is a few famous words of motivational wisdom to help break the cycle and inspire you at work. If deadlines are approaching and sticky notes are multiplying by the day, you can guarantee that idleness isn't far behind as the mind of the stifled creative longingly searches (Google searches) for a sweet reprieve from the pressures ...

Published: Wed 11 February 2015

How to answer "what are your weaknesses" at interview

While you're hoping your strengths and undeniable suave will be enough to win over the interviewer, not knowing how to talk about your weaknesses has the potential to undo any good work just as you're preparing for the deal clinching handshake. We have the solution!We all have them. Whether it's an inability to talk to large groups or a penchant for stealing stationary, the holes in our professional skill set are usually better ...

Published: Wed 11 February 2015

The best movie bosses

We all have that one dream where we work for a boss who waltzes in everyday with a smile beaming from his face and a chocolate eclair for everyone in the room. Unfortunately, your boss only brings in humbugs and as you sit behind your desk, contemplating whether or not your boss is secretly a villain, you can always pray that your next job will come with a manager like one of these - the best bosses movies have to offer. Captain ...

Published: Wed 04 February 2015

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