2 Articles from September 2018

  • How to maintain a good work/life balance whilst working in the hospitality industry

    Anyone who works in the hospitality industry be it a hotel receptionist, waiting staff or delivery driver knows that unsociable hours outside of the 9-5 working day come as standard. It can often prove difficult maintaining a good work/life balance with long shifts plus evening and weekend work (and not to mention the very busy Christmas period). We have some tips however as to how to maintain as good a work/life balance as possible. Working in this industry often means days off fall during the week when everyone else is at work. Take advantage of this! This is often the best time to go into town for some shopping in peace away from the busy crowds at the weekends or to take advantage of a cheap midweek lunch deal with a friend. Take up a new hobby and keep it up when you can. Many of us are guilty of spending any time we do have off on catching up with life admin, but it’s also important to spend time doing something you enjoy. Many exercise classes are on during the day so again when everyone else is at work this may be the best time to attend a class which is a bit quieter. Gyms are also quieter during the day and many gyms are now open 24/7 so you should be able to find a gym to fit in with your working hours. ...read more
  • Part time jobs for students - tips

    With the new semester upon us Freshers will be enjoying the introduction to the student way of life and returning students will be gearing up for the next few months of hard work. For some students however, in addition to deciding which Freshers night to attend next, or worrying about their first assignment, there will be many with the additional worry of how they will survive financially at college or university. Many students now find they have to find part time work alongside their degrees as student bursaries/loans and help from family just don’t cover the costs involved. Finding a part time job in a new city or town can often seem daunting but with these few tips you should be on the way to finding an additional income in no time: ...read more