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Q & A 5 Minutes with Talent Director Leighton Howl

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Marketing Ambassador, Ashan Marambe sits down with The Pond's Creative & Design Recruitment Talent Director, Leighton Howl, to reflect on the past year, find out what’s in-store for 2020 and what he's up to over the summer break.

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Q&A 5 Minutes with Talent Director Hayden Baker

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Marketing Ambassador, Ashan Marambe sits down with The Pond's Digital & Technology Recruitment Talent Director, Hayden Baker, to reflect on the year and find out what’s in-store for 2020.

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Q&A 5 Minutes with Talent Director Will Gregory

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Marketing Ambassador, Ashan Marambe sits down with The Pond's Marketing, Media and Sales Recruitment Talent Director, Will Gregory to reflect on the year and to find out about what’s installed for 2020. 

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5 Rituals for More Productive, Creative and Resilient Teams

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Getting people to perform at their best is hard, especially in creative environments where change is constant. Here are some regular exercises that can keep your team moving together as one.

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How do you find clients?

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The competition is only getting stronger. Here's how to get noticed and snag clients in an increasingly noisy environment. 

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Common mistakes freelancers make

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Most freelancers start their journey in business something like this:

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Are you at a crossroads in your freelance business?

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Have you ever woken in the middle of the night gripped with fear because you don’t see a future for your creative career or business?

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Don't be an April Fool at work

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There are a heap of tricks to be played on unsuspecting colleagues on April Fools’ Day – wrap a desk in Glad wrap, turning computer screens upside down, inviting them to non-existent meetings – the possibilities are endless.

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Freelancers: How to Negotiate Like a Pro

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If you’re new to the world of freelancing you’re probably still learning a lot about how it all works including the taboo issue of negotiating rates, Laura Feinstein at 99U outlines the best ways to navigate this:

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Sole Trader vs. Limited Liability... what's the difference?

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When people join The Pond a frequent question we find ourselves getting asked is what is the difference between a Sole Trader and Limited Liability Company, and also if one is better than the other. Both come with their own benefits so you just need to decide which has the...

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