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5 simple ways to improve your job search

Job hunting is never fun nor easy. If you’re unemployed you have the pressure of trying to find something as quickly as possible and while you can afford to be choosy if you’re still employed, it can be incredibly difficult … Continue reading

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The UK’s job hopping habits – infographic

People don’t just change their jobs more often these days, we’re not averse to changing careers altogether either. Whether this comes down to ‘grass is greener syndrome’ or the fact that technology has made us open to more opportunities than … Continue reading

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What’s really affecting employee productivity?

At the beginning of last year, government figures revealed that the UK’s productivity gap has widened to its worst levels since records began in the early 90s. It was found that output per hour was 18 percentage points below the … Continue reading

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How jobseeker behaviour is changing

The recruitment industry has evolved dramatically over the last decade thanks to continued advancements in technology. Fortunately, the days where recruiters would sit around waiting for candidates to come in and register with them are long gone. Thanks to the … Continue reading

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Helping new employees get off on the right foot

Did you know that by putting new employees through a structured onboarding process, they’re 58% more likely to stay with you for three or more years? That’s an impressive statistic yet every employer will be familiar with that first day panic. Your … Continue reading

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Five great reasons to work in finance

Whether you’re a recent graduate or you’re considering a career change, there are many benefits of working in finance. From an impressive starting salary to fantastic career progression opportunities, below we have highlighted just a few great reasons to consider … Continue reading

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3 recruitment trends according to experts

Recruitment is fast-paced and with technology improving and evolving all the time, it means that the industry is subjected to frequent changes. The professional networking site, LinkedIn has for example had a huge impact on how recruiters search for candidates. … Continue reading

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Tips to help you get your dream job

The job market remains competitive which means that if you want to secure your dream role, you really need to stand out from other candidates. Here Jack Milgram from Custom-Writing shares some great tips for writing a great CV and landing that … Continue reading

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Survey shows a sharp increase in mental health issues in the workplace

The results of the Benefits and Trends Survey 2018 has revealed that there has been a sharp increase in the number of employees who are suffering from stress and other illnesses related to their mental health. In 2017, 55% of … Continue reading

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Why recruiters are here to stay

When online job boards such as Reed and CV Library were launched, everyone feared for the future of recruitment agencies. When the professional social networking site, LinkedIn gained millions of users, once again we all thought recruiters didn’t stand a … Continue reading

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