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Networking Tips for Starting up!

So now you’ve chosen a career that right for you. What’s next? Our networking tips can help you! It feels great to know what you want to do, but how do you make sure that the opportunities will be there for you when the time comes? The answer is simple… Networking! Relationship building and networking are the key to getting your foot in the door to many careers. Have you ever heard the expression “It’s not what you know, but who you know”? While we’re not saying that your knowledge …

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New business start ups still happening despite the recession

The belief that the recession is the perfect time to start a business seems to be ringing true with entrepreneurs  in the UK.  Ninety eight thousand new businesses were launched in the first quarter of 2008 in England and Wales, despite the ongoing economic crisis. In London, 19,000 startups were created in January to March of last year, which was up by 1000 on 2007. John Smith, Marketing Director for Small Businesses at Barclays observed: “Small business entrepreneurs are  still finding unique opportunities in the marketplace.  Clearly there is the belief that …

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Business Startups: Sylvia Tidy-Harris

It was standing room only for the seminar by Sylvia Tidy-Harris, Director of  The Speakers Agency at the Business Startup Show at ExCel, Docklands on 28th May.  Sylvia shared details of her varied work history; she went from working in the healthcare industry to the travel and leisure industry as a tour director – a field which took her all over the world and gave her a wealth of experience in customer service.  “I learnt to put up with people; both the nice ones and the not so nice ones!” …

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