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Upskillers: Climbing the Career Ladder

This is someone who improves on their current skillset through training and further qualifications. Not to be confused with Side-steppers who seek to learn new skills to transition into a new career, upskillers simply seek to progress within their existing occupation. In a way, most of us are at some point, right?

Why Enhance Current Skills?
There are many reasons as to why one would look to develop their existing skillset; generally, as you’d probably suspect, it’s to further climb the career ladder. It’s fair to suggest that the earlier you decide to improve your skills, the better-positioned your career-ceiling will be for it. That being said, it truly is never too late to increase your future employment prospects.

Let’s take a delve into some reasons as to why you should upskill:

The Training Room | 02/04/2020 09:00:00

The NEAT way to engage your clients during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Within the next few weeks or even months, how we live our day to day lives could change dramatically. As human beings we like to adopt schedules, systems and structures to help us and our families get by day to day. Whether this be the ritual school run, the weekly shop or the regular gym session with your personal trainer, this could all change very quickly due to the uncertainty of what is going to happen with the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Training Room | 31/03/2020 21:00:00

How to Support Your Children Through Home-Schooling

With the news that schools around the United Kingdom have been closed in order to limit the spread of the coronavirus, you’d be forgiven for dreading the upcoming weeks or months with your children constantly at home. For those who can’t work at home, this will mean having family, friends or trying to find a babysitter to watch the children during working hours. For those that can work from home, however, or are stay-at-home parents, this lockdown will present new challenges you probably thought you’d never have to tackle; how to home-school my own children.

The Training Room | 24/03/2020 09:00:00

Working From Home Guidance

In light of current events and with more social distancing being introduced, many of you will find yourselves working from a familiar-yet-unfamiliar territory: your very own home. For those more fortunate who can work from home it can increase your productivity and happiness, though does come with its challenges. To soothe the transition, we’ve put together some tips that will help you to stay focused and maximise your productivity during this time.

The Training Room | 23/03/2020 09:00:00

Brain Training Apps You Should Be Utilising To Support An At-Home Education 

How can brain training apps help you with at-home education? We are now lucky enough with today's technology that education for children doesn't have to be dull and boring. Combined with institutional-based education, there hasn't been a better time than ever to focus on learning at home or to continue one's education. If you are looking to either home school, or just add some fun additional education into your child's routine, app-based brain training games are great for getting your child interested and proactively excited to learn. Most children-based learning platforms involve fun, colourful games or activities that will help develop, for example, your child's memory, processing speed, and subject confidence.

The Training Room | 19/03/2020 09:00:00

6 Top Tips on How to Plan the Perfect Wedding Day

Step One
Know your client – The first question to investigate when deciding how to shape a wedding for your customer is asking them who they are plus what they desire. Each client is diverse; not all couples imagine the same picture for their wedding day, so compose ideas on what they desire, their budget and get to understand your client’s personalities.

The Training Room | 19/03/2020 09:00:00

11 Sensible and Sustainable Ways to Lose Fat

Losing fat. It’s one of the most common fitness goals but navigating the road to fat loss can be like trudging through mud with hundreds of salesmen all offering you the best way to get there. To help, we’ve pulled together some tried and tested hacks that will help you to lose those unwanted inches, and more importantly, develop sustainable habits that will keep them off in the long-term.

The Training Room | 17/03/2020 09:00:00

Education Leavers: The First Step into Your New Career

Contrary to popular belief, becoming a success after leaving school doesn’t depend on you following the perceived-best path; going straight on to sixth form and university. Of course, taking the common route has its benefits and with time, effort and dedication put in it’ll certainly be worthwhile. But, what if the prospect of spending another (minimum) 3 years in education and the best part of £40,000 doesn’t appeal to you?

The Training Room | 12/03/2020 09:00:00

Why Consider an Online IT Course

Contrary to common public thought, online learning is not purely for the tech-savvy, computer-whizzes among us. Nor does it mean you are forced into a tight timescale to keep up with other learners. Online learning is now everywhere, for everyone, at any time, and it is here to stay.

As you are here on this page, the chances are you are among those into technology or are at least looking to learn more about IT. The IT job market is booming, with salaries set to rise within 5 years – the sooner you begin filling yourself with experience, the better you’ll be for it.

The Training Room | 09/03/2020 09:00:00

International Women's Day - Sarah Jordan & Red Strength

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we decided to feature an inspirational graduate of The Training Room, Sarah Jordan. Last year, we spoke to Sarah about her journey into Personal Training and the opening of her own gym, Red Strength. Now, 6 months on, we decided to catch up with Sarah in honour of International Women’s Day to discover how she’s been getting on with Red Strength and what International Women’s Day means to her.

The Training Room | 08/03/2020 08:00:00

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