Pitman Training Blog

Welcome to the our blog. Here you'll find all sorts of useful articles and resources to help you along your education and career journey.


Getting Real…Why it’s Time to go Organic

Does your marketing provide the natural interaction that customers crave? asks Claire Lister. As featured in Executive Secretary Magazine. Written by Claire Lister, MD of Pitman Training.


Executive Secretary Magazine Articles by Claire Lister

As industry experts we provide whitepapers, training materials, essential toolkits, specialist articles and easy-to-follow checklists, for professional, executive and personal secretaries and assistants to develop both knowledge and skill via Executive Secretary Magazine.


How to Give Your Career A Digital Makeover

Guest blog from The Digital Marketing Institute. Read on to gain an insight into how you can transform your career in the digital industry...


A-Levels? Not always the Plan A

Here it is, the most nerve-wracking day in any teenager’s life (for those that didn’t choose the vocational route anyway) - A-Level results day. Read on...


Switching paths: from education to work

Here are our thoughts and tips on how to make the transition from education to the workplace as smooth as possible...


Learning Through the ages

We firmly believe no matter your age, we should all be embracing lifelong learning. Read on for the benefits...


School Leavers’ Career Dreams Pie In The Sky?

84% of 16-24 year olds with interests they're passionate about aren't pursuing them as a career.


Digital Transcription – Guest Blog

VA Helen John gives us an insight into her career and specialist skill of digital transcription.


5 Ways to Build Your Self-Confidence at Work

Feeling anxious about a new professional challenge is natural. In fact, imposter syndrome — the creeping fear that others will discover you aren’t as smart, capable, or creative as they think you are — is a lot more common than you might guess.


Returning to work after a Career Break – Don’t Let the Fear In

The thought of going back to work after maternity leave or any long period of time away from the workplace can be daunting. Sometimes there is a fear of being left behind.


Join us as we turn ‘Blue Monday’ into a positive!

As Blue Monday arrives, studies reveal that you can get a positive neurological chemical reaction by helping others.


How to Review with Purpose

As the year draws to a close, we reach a natural reflection point where we look back over the last 12 months and think about where we’ve been, what we’ve achieved and what goals remain incomplete.

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