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The warning signs of an unhappy employee

As an employer, there’s absolutely no doubt that you want to ensure your staff are happy. After all, a happy workforce equals increased productivity, lower staff turnover and an overall better place for everyone to work. While some employees are … Continue reading

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What are the benefits of working for a small company?

Many of us are automatically drawn to the idea of working for a big company and while it is of course great to get a well-known brand on your CV, working for a smaller company can be just as beneficial … Continue reading

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The benefits of hiring temporary employees

While the UK continues to face uncertainly about what’s going to happen with regards to Brexit, many companies are unsure about whether or not this is a good time to hire permanent staff. On one hand, you may need more … Continue reading

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The bad habits your colleagues want you to break

Most of us want to be liked by our work colleagues and will therefore avoid all the most obvious office annoyances. Singing out loud, constantly talking while people are trying to work, eating smelly foods at our desk and not … Continue reading

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The reasons why top talent leave their jobs

Staff retention is something that a lot of companies struggle with. While it’s perfectly natural for people to want to move on after some time, if you find yourself being given that dreaded resignation letter time and time again, there’s … Continue reading

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Five things recruiters don’t want to see on your CV

If you’re currently on the search for a new job but don’t seem to be having much luck, there could be something on your CV which is putting potential employers off inviting you in for an interview. So much time … Continue reading

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What candidates really want to see on your job adverts

A recent survey has revealed what really motivates candidates to apply for one job over another. Perhaps unsurprisingly, pay has come out on top as the most important factor. With 90% of respondents saying that salary is their top priority, … Continue reading

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UK unemployment falls to record low

New figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have revealed that UK unemployment has fallen to its lowest rate since records began. In the first quarter of 2017, the number of people not in employment fell by another 64,000 … Continue reading

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Six tips to improve the quality of your hires

With less than a quarter of UK businesses saying they’re confident about measuring the quality of their hires, finding and retaining the right people is more important than ever. How exactly do you achieve this however? Below we have listed … Continue reading

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The most in-demand workers in the UK

As many companies are increasing their recruitment intake, the nation’s job prospects are well and truly improving. While nearly half of all workers admit to keeping an eye out for new opportunities, it’s evident that we’re feeling more confident about … Continue reading

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