How to increase your employability without being employed

It’s that classic conundrum – to get a job you need experience, but to get experience you need a job. Competition for jobs nowadays is higher than ever, so you need to be doing everything you can to get your CV to stand out.

October 10, 2019
6 min read
Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris

All the ammunition you’ll ever need to freshen up your CV, nail that interview and prepare yourself for the working world is right here.

Hiring? We have legal advice, salary information, hiring trends and on-boarding best-practices (all coming soon). Let’s buddy up.

Top 8 books for entrepreneurs

However far into the process of building a company you are, it is always appropriate to pick up a book and increase your knowledge and understanding to be more successful.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
April 5, 2016
6 min read
Common startup hiring mistakes

Hiring someone new is exciting, and usually signals a turning point for your business. You have grown large enough to accommodate one more, who in turn will help you grow further – so it is the sign of progress.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
April 3, 2016
6 min read
How to start a blog (and keep up with it!)

Whether you have a business to promote, or writing skills to flex, blogging is a great pastime. When you come to a job interview you will be able to talk at length about how you have proactively turned yourself into a marketing superstar completely off your own initiative.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
April 2, 2016
6 min read
How to make a new hire feel welcome

Taking the time to ensure that a new employee settles in smoothly will pay off in the long run as they are more likely to have a positive first impression of the company and fit in with the rest of the group, rather than feeling like an outsider

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
April 1, 2016
6 min read
7 things to consider before signing a graduate job contract

Been offered a graduate job? Awesome! Don’t rush straight into signing on the dotted line though. Sometimes it feels a bit awkward taking the time to read all the fine print, but if your employer is even halfway decent then they will completely understand.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
March 30, 2016
6 min read
7 reasons why London is a great place for a startup

Every day new businesses are turning from dream into reality. While the San Francisco Bay Area has held the undisputed title of world startup hub for a few years now, London is not so far behind.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
March 29, 2016
6 min read
What does a business development executive do?

The term ‘business development’ crops up in job titles in a range of industries. Although it might sound like a tricky concept to get to grips with, the role is a straight forward one.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
March 28, 2016
6 min read
10 common marketing mistakes made by startups

You might have the perfect product or ideal service, but if your marketing isn’t hitting the spot then your startup won’t survive. With limited resources and a budget that makes you wince whenever you mention it, there isn’t much room for making mistakes.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
March 27, 2016
6 min read
How to find work experience while studying

Work experience gained while you are still studying is a great idea if you want to get ahead. Graduating with skills that are relevant to the industry you want to progress into will set you apart when it comes to leaving the student life behind.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
March 26, 2016
5 min read
How to do your market research as a startup

Before you get to head up a successful business you need to do your market research. It might seem like a drag, but in the long run a good base of research will give you the tools to get ahead better than your hunches and instincts.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
March 25, 2016
5 min read
What does an account executive do?

Account Executives can be found in a huge variety of industries. From recruitment, to PR, to advertising agencies; essentially any company that deals with clients and works in the B2B sector will require people to fill account executive positions.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
March 24, 2016
5 min read
Easy SEO tips for startups

If you want to save some money somewhere during the initial couple of months, then doing what you can to improve your SEO without hiring another person is not as difficult as it seems.

Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris
March 23, 2016
6 min read