Tag Archives: Work Advice

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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How to create high-performing teams

Although individual work has its place and can certainly provide many benefits to an organisation, high-performing teams are also necessary to the successful running of your business. High-performing teams are made up of individuals who work particularly well together. They … 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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8 ways to boost workplace productivity

New research from totaljobs has revealed that UK workers waste nearly an hour and a half of the working day being unproductive. This is costing British businesses on average, £4,467 per employee every year which equates to an annual cost … 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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