Christmas Playlist Ideas!

Looking for something new to jazz up your usual Christmas playlist? Here is a selection of some albums and songs to get you in the festive mood this year! I wont name the usual suspects (I’m looking at you Wham!), but here are some albums and songs for you to enjoy and put on your

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Gift Ideas Based on Your Job!

So December has truly arrived and we’re all super excited in the Dovetail office. Secret Santa is a common gifting ritual in offices around the country and it’s sometimes really difficult to come up with great ideas. To get you on your way to success, we’ve gathered some winning ideas – depending on, of course,

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Q3 Marketing Report

Following on from Monday’s blog on ‘why your business needs marketing’, we take a look at the Bellwether marketing report on the current marketing outlook from around 300 marketing professionals situated in a variety of business sectors in some of the nation’s top companies. The headline: “Total UK marketing budget growth slows to year-to-date low,

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8 Reasons to Start Your New Year’s Resolution Now!

8 Reasons to Start Your New Year’s Resolution Now! With the New Year fast approaching is your new year resolution to get healthy strong for 2023? If the answer is yes, why not start the journey now? Why Start Now? There are so many benefits to starting your journey now, such as improving your brain

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Start your Job search in December - don't delay and beat the January rush

Job Search Now + Beat the Rush!

If you’ve decided to look for a new job, then now’s the best time – don’t delay! Start your job search in December and beat the January rush of candidates. Here’s why you should start looking for your Perfect Fit role. New Year, New Career Once you’ve made the decision that you’d like to change

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Family Christmas Events Dorset

Christmas Events for all the Family!

Christmas is always a very special time to spend with the family getting all festive! There are plenty of events and activities happening locally for you to all enjoy. From Christmas light switch ons, to fun-packed festive days out. So read on for our Christmas family events in Dorset! Bournemouth Christmas Tree Wonderland and Ice

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Reasons not to accept the Counter Offer

The Counter Offer: Say No!

So, you’ve done all the hard work + you’re faced with The Counter Offer! Say No! After having made the decision that it’s time to move on, you’ve updated your CV and been avidly job hunting. Yes – it’s a full-time job in itself! After scouring the job boards, registering with agencies, you got the

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Hot Topic – The 4 Day Working Week

Prior to the pandemic, hybrid working was a rare benefit that was offered to only the most experienced candidates, or in ‘quirky’ or ‘creative’ companies. Now, it’s something offered by the majority of companies. Things have changed dramatically in just two years. Now, on to the next thing to improve work/life balance – a 4

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Should I look for a new job?

Should I look for a new job?

It’s the new year, we’ve had some time off, and I’m sure many of you will have had some time to not only recharge, but reflect on life and work. Years ago, every January, I used to dread going back to work or school and I’m sure I’m not alone. But how do you know

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Pet Christmas Present Ideas

I don’t know about you but I do love spoiling my lovely Nala every now and again and Christmas is the perfect excuse to do that. Here are some of our pet christmas present ideas to ensure your furry friends aren’t left out of the festive fun! First of all, if you’re looking to be

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sustainable christmas gift ideas

Sustainable Christmas Gift Ideas

Sustainable Christmas Gift Ideas We are becoming more and more passionate about making it easier for everyone to live more consciously by buying products that don’t harm the environment so that together we can continue making a positive impact on the planet and our community. It is all about making small swaps where we can,

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Festive Events Dorset

Festive Events in Dorset

The festive season is upon us, and I don’t know about you, but this year has gone far too quickly! So if you’re not quite feeling festive just yet, here’s a round up of festive events in Dorset to get you into the Christmas spirit!   1. Christmas Tree Wonderland Back after a year’s break,

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Top Tips to Beat The Stress Factor

On November 1st to November 7th it will be International Stress Awareness Week. The week was created in 2018 to raise awareness about how to prevent and how to reduce stress, and this year marks 23 years since the establishment of Stress Awareness Day in 1998. With a global pandemic, lockdowns, furlough, redundancy piled on

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How to stay ahead in your marketing career

How to Stay Ahead in Your Marketing Career

Whether you’ve just started a new role; or are well-established within a company and perhaps thinking of a change, here a few pointers on how to stay ahead in your marketing career. Whichever point you’re at in your career, some of the key challenges you face remain the same. I came across an article by

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Autumn Equinox - happy or SAD?

Autumn Equinox: Happy or SAD?

According to the astronomical calendar, today, Wednesday 22nd September is the Autumnal Equinox  – the official end of Summer and start of Autumn. Autumn has always been a favourite season for some of the Dovetail team, the cool crisp air, bright sunny days (hopefully, obligatory snuggly jumpers, woolly hats, autumn walks and cosy pub fires

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