Articles for Professionals, People

Female Trainers; Four Reasons to Take Your Own Medicine.

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It’s great to welcome back Mish Wright for another guest post. A long time advocate of women’s health, Mish has run a successful Personal Training business and the annual Women’s Health & Fitness Summit. More recently, Mish can be found championing women’s fitness via the Curves brand. Over to you, Mish…

Women are often guilty of putting themselves last.

Last in their family and often, sadly, last in their professional life.

Fitness Professionals are no different!  Continue reading

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Articles for Employers, Articles for Professionals

Insurance for ALL Fitness Professionals

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I am pleased to announce that HealthyPeople and FITREC have partnered with BizCover to provide a leading insurance package for industry professionals. Continue reading

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Articles for Employers, Articles for Professionals

Being a Fitness Professional is a Way of Life.

Being a fitness professional is more than a career, it’s a way of life!

The greatest amongst us live and breathe fitness. They maintain their own training schedule and (for the greater part) live in a manner befitting their profession.

In fitness, unlike in other professions, your achievements outside of work (that is, not formal education or experience) can be a positive influence your on ability to relate to, and support, clients. Continue reading

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Articles for Professionals

You are what you post.

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I’ve said this many times, if you’re applying for jobs…

Employers are checking out your social media presence (especially Facebook) before they bother calling your references.

If you’re not locking down your social accounts, you need to be sure that what you post (and what others post about you) reflects the way you wish to be seen.

The following post was on the profile of a candidate applying for jobs with one of our clients (censoring mine). Continue reading

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Articles for Professionals

Romance the Job this Valentines Day

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Your job is one of the major relationships in your life. After all, we spend about a third of our time there, so why not take a moment to rekindle the romance.

This Valentines Day, let’s do something for the job (it’s always been there for us).

Here are 12 ways to fuel the fire… Continue reading

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Articles for Employers, Videos

Our New Candidate Search Option is a Winner

One of the first steps in updating the HealthyPeople website was to make it easier for employers to connect with local fitness professionals. The following video outlines the improvements.

UPDATE (16/02/2016): Video indicates that search result order is by; Promoted > Those registered with FITREC, FA or PAA > Last active. Feedback was that ‘Last active’ was more important than ‘Registered’, so this change has been made.

Fitness Employers, want access great local candidates? Log in (or sign up).

Fitness Professionals, if you’d like to be promoted to fitness employers, start here.

 

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Articles for Employers

Professional Registration – It’s for Employers

 

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OK, professional registration is a chance for us to assist fitness professionals with their career development, but as much as anything…

Professional registration has always been for fitness employers.

It’s a way to confirm that professional development has been maintained. Which, in turn, helps to ensure that the services provided by employed professionals are at a higher standard.

And this is why FITREC has taken fitness registration further. Continue reading

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