Tag Archives: Work Advice

Five great ways to sell yourself at a job interview

Few of us are experts when it comes to boasting about our skills and achievements which is why job interviews so often feel like an incredibly stressful and daunting experience. The bad news is that if you really do want … Continue reading

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Five ways to make yourself more appealing to recruiters

Recruiters sometimes get hundreds of applications for every job they post which means it can be incredibly difficult to stand out from all the other candidates out there. The good news is that there are a number of ways you … Continue reading

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5 interesting recruitment facts and what they mean for employers and job seekers

We might not have a Prime Minister or a clue what’s going on with Brexit and summer has so far been a complete washout but at least the current jobs market is something to get excited about. According to data … Continue reading

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Workplace health problems are costing Britain £77.5bn a year

A survey carried out by the insurance provider, Vitality has revealed that health-related lost productivity in Britain’s workplaces is costing the UK economy an incredible £77.5bn a year. The report in question, titled Britain’s Healthiest Workplace, also revealed a sharp … Continue reading

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Heavy workloads and lack of development is taking a toll on employee happiness

According to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development’s (CIPD) UK Working Lives survey, many of us feel overworked and are lacking opportunities to progress in our careers. More specifically, it was found that overall happiness is being dragged down … Continue reading

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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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Motivating different types of employees

Motivating different personalities can be incredibly demanding and the reality is that most teams in the workplace are going to comprise of all different types. Taking the time to understand what motivates these different personality types not only ensures a … 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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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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How SMEs can attract top talent

When you run an SME, it can be difficult to attract top talent. You’re competing with larger organisations who can offer bigger pay cheques and better promotional opportunities so how do you persuade a candidate to choose your organisation instead? … Continue reading

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