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Window Treatment Ideas for the Home Office

Posted on 17 Aug, 2021

Adding a much-needed window treatment to your home office space can help reap many benefits and subtle positive factors. Whether it’s an increase in productivity, concentration, or creativity levels, adding a personal touch to your working environment can do wonders for your well-being. Benefits of home office window treatments In general, an unappealing and dull environment will make you want to stay there for a shorter period. A well-organised and eye-catching office will encourage you to spend more time there and have a more productive session during your working hours. With a few tweaks and minor additions to the design, your working space will have a better atmosphere that will encourage you to give your best.

One area of home office design that... Continue reading >

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How to Leave a Message on an Answering System

Posted on 29 Jul, 2021

Many job seekers can write the perfect CV and make it past the early stages of the applicant selection process. However, they may fail to make it to the next step or secure a follow-up interview due to leaving a weak voicemail message, showing unprofessional phone etiquette, or even failing to stand out from competing applicants.

Leaving a good impression on a voicemail is easier said than done. Whether you're required to call a potential recruiter and talk about why you're the right candidate, or you want to express your gratitude and leave a remarkable impression, planning what you have to say and how you deliver that message could make the difference between landing your dream job or receiving no follow-up interview from your p... Continue reading >

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Job offer Perks and Benefits (Standard and the Unusual)

Posted on 14 Jul, 2021

The wellbeing and loyalty of employees is of high importance to a business's overall success, which is why many big companies have started to offer job offer incentives and perks that can inspire and motivate the staff and attract new talented applicants to the recruiting process. Although most job seekers love a high salaried job, other alternatives can make workers happier beside a salary increase and a high paying career. Read on as we discuss the most sought for standard job perks and look into the more unusual job perks that well-known companies offer from around the world.

Standard job perks and benefits

Job perks are offered in many ways depending on the company you work for, such as additional offerings and beneficial packages beyond an employee's salary. On th... Continue reading >

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Tips on Working with a Recruiter?

Posted on 28 Jun, 2021

If you're currently looking for a new job or planning to broaden your career path, working with a recruiter is one of the best solutions. A recruiter can match you with employers and suitable roles that match your interest, your passion and your work skills.

Whether you're job hunting or not, a recruiter can help you with sound career advice as well as job leads and opportunities for growth - and that includes positions that might not be listed on public job boards. If you want to make the most out of your partnership with a recruiter, it's essential to take the initiative and play your role too. Read on below for Careers in Design's tips to guide you.

The Do's and Don'ts when working with a recruiter: Do: Work with a recruiter that spe... Continue reading >

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Future of Outdoor Hospitality Design

Posted on 09 Jun, 2021

The future of outdoor hospitality design is constantly evolving with innovative ideas and efficient and creative space planning as we shift closer towards easing lockdowns. The mindsets of Interior Designers and Architects have changed, they have been encouraged to rethink how outdoor spaces can be utilised in more effective and meaningful ways. Whether to use winter yurts, bubble tents or geodesic domes, or another clever way to provide all-weather protection we are beginning to see signs of these changes already. How to celebrate the communal spirit of dining out with limitations

The past lockdowns, combined with the current economic decline, will inevitably affect people’s priorities and add endless limitations to outdoor ea... Continue reading >

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The Future of Interviews, Virtual vs Face to Face

Posted on 26 May, 2021

With the ongoing pandemic, many employees are still working remotely to practice self-isolation and reduce the spread of the coronavirus in general. As most companies and different work sectors move forward with this new norm are virtual interactions gradually replacing the necessities of in-person job interviews?

Global giant companies such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft have told their employees to work from home ever since March 2020. Amazon cancelled the majority of in-person interviews and replaced them with virtual interview portals. This system allows candidates to connect with recruiters, complete documents, and participate in interviews through Amazon's video conferencing software.

Google conducted most of their interviews via Google Hangouts or other... Continue reading >

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Window Design and Enticing the Public Back Into Shops

Posted on 12 May, 2021

It may be surprising to think that a casual stroll around your local high street or shopping centre might inspire you in your next design project or make you want to find out more about a store that you previously hadn't considered going into. Interior furnishing and homeware retailers are an obvious and easy choice for creative styling but other retailers such as shoes, clothes, games, stationery and floristry have products that can make for an innovative, enticing window shop display. 

Local stores and retailers have just a few seconds to attract a buyer's eye. With the convenience of online shopping and ongoing lockdown restrictions, it's crucial to get it right to attract the public back into shops. To catch the attention of some... Continue reading >

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Why Wall Art Can Make a Big Difference in Interior Design

Posted on 28 Apr, 2021

Have you been on a zoom call recently and admired a picture behind the speaker on their wall or even had a look through downloadable art as a backdrop? Well, what's stopping you from having a painting up in your home that evokes a memory or just makes you smile?

Wall art doesn't have to be an expensive piece or another Mona Lisa portrait to make a big difference inside your home. If you are handy with a paintbrush you could come up with a memorable art piece of your own or purchase affordable work from an upcoming or local artist. Why not begin by researching artwork that you are captivated by, one that complements your personality and can set the mood for a particular room. Over time, keeping your walls deprived of decoration and wall art can make the ... Continue reading >

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British Furniture Design

Posted on 13 Apr, 2021

When British furniture is mentioned, the first things that may spring to mind are vintage chesterfield sofas, antique wooden wardrobes, or mahogany dressers. It is synonymous with class, elegance, restraint, and tradition. 

As we move forward to more contemporary design movements, the UK's design industry has welcomed a new wave of modern craftsmanship by combining the usage of high-quality materials, technology, and innovative designs with traditional cabinet making. Here are some of the best British designers that you need to know about and their origins, style, and iconic products.

Nina Campbell

Initially, a veteran of luxury British interior design, Nina Campbell's furniture considers factors that were mis... Continue reading >

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5 Ways to Enhance Your CV

Posted on 29 Mar, 2021

Enhancing your CV is the first step towards getting that interview with a recruiter, future boss or hiring manager, and if you want to seal the deal and finally get your career in the right direction then you will need to write a good one. Making improvements doesn’t need to take too long and the impact on your job search will make all the effort and time spent worth it. So before you click send on the next job application, here are 5 ways to enhance your CV. Make it simple and clean Keeping your format simple and easy to read can make you stand out from the sea of competitors using fancy word jargons, complicated layouts and too many graphics. Aim to provide personal information and work experience succinctly. Opting for fancy fonts and unnecessary layouts... Continue reading >

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