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Does your business have the skills to grow?

Does your business have the skills to achieve its growth plan?  Does your business struggle to recruit the right skills? Opportunities Workshop can provide fully funded training programmes that help achieve your business objectives by developing the skills of your workforce. We have over 80 courses ready for immediate start to help develop your organisations…

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Skills Support Suffolk

Are you an employer looking for an innovative way to grow your business? Are you an employee looking to boost your career? This is a fantastic opportunity to access fully-funded tailor made training programmes designed to develop business potential by delivering high quality training. Opportunities Workshop Ltd in partnership with Ixion are contracted to deliver a…

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Business Training For Entrepreneurs

Business Training for Entrepreneurs

A whopping 608,100 startups were registered in the UK in 2015 – a record number so far, but how many of these new businesses were formed with solid business foundations and bound for success? In business, entrepreneurial flair can only get you so far. If you are starting a new company it is essential that…

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How to invest in your career

A couple of months ago, I talked about why you should invest in your career, since then I have had several people asking me, on top of what I said in the previous article, what is the best way to go about investing in your career. Gain additional training. If your employer no longer offers additional training, look…

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How to succeed in a job interview

If you want to get your first step on the career ladder or perhaps make the move to that dream job then chances are you will have to go through the interview process. However to excel in the interview and get the job there are a lot of things you need to get right! Speaking as a former…

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Futureproof your career

When it comes to your career there are several key factors you should consider to ensure that you maintain control of your working life. In this post the aim is to help you understand what the future has in store, that way you will be better equipped to meet challenges and really capitalize on your opportunities by…

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Invest in your career

If you don’t invest in your career then chances are your working life may not go exactly the way you planned. It’s been described as “Floating down a fast river without a paddle, map or knowledge of what’s around the next bend” Put simply, the more skills and knowledge you develop, the better the odds…

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Remember to take a break!

Working hard without a break can take its toll, which is why it’s so important that you always take your full holiday entitlement. The number of days per year you can take will depend on your company’s policy, of course. Regardless of how many days you get, you should always try to take what you’re…

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Write a successful CV!

When to applying for a new job, your CV could be just the ticket to secure you an interview. But, how do you ensure your CV is added to the interview pile rather than thrown straight in the bin? Putting together a successful CV might seem a little daunting, however, it’s just a case of taking…

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Pitman Training launches!

Exciting news, a brand new Pitman Training centre opens here at Opportunities Workshop! Pitman combines 175 years of providing professional training with the passion of our local team into a single goal – helping you drive your career forward. At our centrally-located Ipswich training centre, we offer the most flexible way to develop your skills…

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