All of our centres are fully open for in centre study and exams. Distance Learning (home study) courses are still available.

All of our centres are fully open for in centre study and exams. Distance Learning (home study) courses are still available.

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.

13/04/17

Why is Customer Service training important?

What exactly is Customer Service and why is it important? Read on for more...

16/02/17

Why is it important to touch type?

Touch Typing used to be a skill taught to people who wished to join the administration industry, now not only is it a must within this industry but every other industry can benefit from the skill.

12/08/16

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.

28/06/16

Digital Transcription – Guest Blog

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

14/06/16

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.

01/02/16

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.

18/01/16

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.

16/12/15

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.

27/11/15

Rugby Balls, Juggling Balls and Breaking Balls…

Patriotic Pitman Training MD Clare Lister is not a happy bunny about England Rugby’s World Cup performance but she has taken away something from the tournament...

09/09/15

Could you kick it as Jermaine Defoe’s PA?..

Placing an advert for a PA is one of the most pivotal moves an Executive can make. Attempting to find this one person, that will be your right hand man/woman, who can support you in your business and who can put up with your quirks AND that you’ll get along with, is a huge task.

27/08/15

The Many Hats of an Entrepreneur

From book-keeping to marketing, project management to customer service skills – running your own business is a job like no other.

17/08/15

How important are office perks?

There’s no question that doing what you enjoy makes for a happier, healthier and more satisfying career.

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