#DayInTheLife | WAVEN’s Digital Communications and Marketing Coordinator Shamele Cato

Nothing is more inspiring than women who are following their passions and going after what they want in their careers. To launch our #DayInTheLife series In-spire LS Magazine and Contributor and entrepreneur Natalie Leonna caught up with career woman Shamele Cato who is the Digital Communications and Marketing Coordinator for rising fashion brand Waven to gain more insight into what a day in the life of a Digital Marketing Coordinator actually entails as well as showcasing her top fashion pieces from Waven as well as sharing her hand bag essentials…

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#InspireLSCareers | Staying Safe At Work

Wherever you work, be it in construction, warehouses, factories, retail stores or in an office, there will invariably be health and safety risks that you face on a daily basis. You may not even know! It is your employer’s legal responsibility to create a safe and healthy working environment by carrying out thorough risk assessments and putting measures in place to ensure safety.

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#InspireLSCareers | Recognising The Risks of Isolation When Working From Home

For businesses, allowing their staff an opportunity to undertake working from home can bring a number of benefits. But, it’s important for both management and employees to recognise the risks of isolation that can come to fruition when undertaking a flexible working pattern such as this, with the limited communication with the outside world that might occur when remote working.

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#InspireLSCareers| So You Want To Be A PR

A career in public relations is not for the faint-hearted or for anyone hoping to make big money straight away.  Competition for jobs is fierce and you need plenty of enthusiasm and confidence if you want to successfully sell a client’s product to journalists or pitch for new business.
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#InspireLSCareers| UK’s First Black Owned Grooming Brand

Earlier this year saw the launch of the very first black owned grooming brand in the UK specifically tailored to black men.

Born out of the Shear and Shine barbershop in Croydon, the company has ambitious plans to become the market leader within its niche.

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#InspireLSCareers| Dealing With Workplace Bullies

With most jobs the challenge lies in “gettting the job done”. Sometimes the challenge goes from “doing your job” to “protecting your job” from those that wish and hope that you fail! The snakes in the grass! The Swindelers! The gossip mongers who will do everything and anything to ensure you hit the floor and never progress!

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#InspireLSCareers | #HerFreelanceLife PART: 1 – FREELANCE but NO Work Coming In?

Us freelancers are beautiful creatures that the world DOES need, but man if you are a freelancer then you will definitely know how it goes in this freelancers/contractors life!

I mean yes we all love the freedom (or at least the idea) of choosing how and when we work and whom and how much we work for, BUT on the flip side when freelancing, one month we can be feasting in the top restaurants after a great pay packet and the very next month we can’t even be seen to spare the money to buy a cucumber!  “Preach Crystal” I hear you scream!

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#InspireLSCareers | What to Consider When Opening Your Own B&B

In later life, the opportunity to open your own bed and breakfast can seem attractive. You get to work from home, enjoy hours of leisure and have the comfort of a steady income. However, there are some downsides to owning a bed and breakfast that you must take into account before making a final decision. Below, we’ve put together some of the most important factors that you need to consider before opening your own bed and breakfast, so read on to find out more.

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