We need to talk, now!

Less than four minutes to successfully make the impossible conversation possible There are key books that I use in my training courses and which I recommend to clients I coach. In this blog I concentrate on...

How your website speed can seriously impact your visitor numbers

Written by: Dainius Stepulevicius, Web Developer at bvscwebdesign.org Did you know that your website speed has the biggest impact on your visitors? In some cases, they may actually leave before the website has even loaded. What...

Life lessons from an experienced gardener

Its amazing what we can learn from others and how we can implement those ideas and tips in our own lives.

7 great reasons to bring your training in-house

By Rob Legge – third sector coach, trainer and consultant // www.robleggeconsulting.co.uk In his latest blog Third Sector trainer and coach Rob Legge suggests that organisations should consider the option of in-house training for developing their...

Perseverance, leadership and washing pots

By Rob Legge - third sector coach, trainer and consultant // www.robleggeconsulting.co.uk I was made redundant in February 2013 at the age of 55.  I had always wanted to start my own business and with the...

How to create an ideal CV and use it to supercharge your job hunt

By Fidelis Navas: Founder and MD, Gamma Talent: Responsible Recruitment for the Third Sector www.gammatalent.com Getting the CV updated. Remembering the names of strategic partner organisations who no longer exist. Recalling old job titles. Googling different...

Charities in Crisis: Is The Tide Turning?

Like many involved in the delivery of public services, those of us who lead charitable organisations are well aware of the impact that austerity measures have had on our ability to help those who...

Being happy, fulfilled and passionate in the workplace

Transformation Life Coaching (TLC) offers a safe, confidential space where we can examine our professional ambitions, frustrations, successes, mistakes and well being. And in the charity sector, checking in with ourselves is extra important. 

9 Ways to Nail Phone Interviews

Not everyone has first-hand experience of phone interviews, which can be pretty daunting. Luckily Fidelis from Gamma Talent has outlined 9 ways to ensure they go well!

Asset-based community participation: A new way of volunteering

From improvement of skills to the positive feeling gained when giving back to the community, there are clearly a range of more abstract motivations which appeal to the volunteer.