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Archive: 2017

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82% of UK employees spend more time on ‘life admin’ during work hours than on their lunch breaks

82% of UK employees spend more time on ‘life admin’ during work hours than on their lunch breaks

82% of UK employees are spending more time on ‘life admin’ during work hours than they are on their lunch breaks. Read more...

A fifth of employees continue to work even when suffering from mental health problems

A fifth of employees continue to work even when suffering from mental health problems

19% of us are more likely to go into work if mentally ill than physically ill and 12% think that our boss and/or colleagues have a poor understanding of mental health issues. Read more...

Strengths-based recruitment: what is it and what are the benefits?

Strengths-based recruitment: what is it and what are the benefits?

Strengths-based recruitment is a technique which has gained in popularity in recent years and below we have highlighted exactly why this is. Read more...

Five things you should always do after a job interview

Five things you should always do after a job interview

We all know the things we should be doing before and during an interview but did you know that what you do afterwards can also have a big impact on whether or not you get the job? Read more...

The mistakes you’re making in job interviews and how to avoid them

The mistakes you’re making in job interviews and how to avoid them

Below we have highlighted the mistakes you may be making in job interviews and how to avoid repeating them in the future. Read more...

What to do when employees don’t get along

What to do when employees don’t get along

If you’re trying to deal with warring employees, below are some great tips which should help them to see eye to eye. Read more...

Companies fail to make the right hire for nearly half of all roles

Companies fail to make the right hire for nearly half of all roles

A new report published by (REC) has found that UK businesses are hiring the wrong person in two out of every five roles they recruit for. Read more...

Nearly half of all parents are struggling to achieve a good work/life balance

Nearly half of all parents are struggling to achieve a good work/life balance

According to the 2017 Modern Families Index, 41% of parents in the UK are working overtime on a regular basis or all the time. Read more...

The UK’s changing employment sector

The UK’s changing employment sector

There are now record numbers of people in employment in the UK but what exactly do they do, how are the different sectors made up and how do your experiences weigh up compared to the rest of the country’s? Read more...

Top tips for graduates looking for a career in tech

Top tips for graduates looking for a career in tech

If you’re a soon-to-be graduate, chances are you’re feeling excitement and fear. You’re at the beginning of a brand new chapter but jobs are difficult to secure in today’s economy and with little experience behind you, where do you even start? Read more...

How to make recruitment less stressful

How to make recruitment less stressful

The responsibilities and challenges that come with ensuring you recruit the right person to the right job can be overwhelming, stressful, time consuming and expensive – especially if you get it wrong. Read more...

What it’s like to be a .NET developer

What it’s like to be a .NET developer

If you’re thinking about getting into the world of IT and are interested in becoming a .NET developer in particular, below we have detailed everything you need to know about the role. Read more...

How companies can do more to help cope with the growing mental health crisis

How companies can do more to help cope with the growing mental health crisis

Figures from the Office for National Statistics further highlight how serious mental health issues have become in the workplace. Read more...

What it’s like to be an SEO Executive

What it’s like to be an SEO Executive

If you’re thinking about working in the field of search engine optimisation (SEO), below we have detailed everything you need to know about the role. Read more...

Should I take a permanent or temporary role?

Should I take a permanent or temporary role?

If you’re torn between taking a permanent versus a temporary role, below are some of the pros and cons of each. Read more...

What it’s like to be an IT Project Manager

What it’s like to be an IT Project Manager

If you’re thinking about becoming an IT project manager, below is everything you need to know about the role including what you’ll be doing on a daily basis, what experience you need and how much you can expect to earn. Read more...

Four ways to motivate your employees in January

Four ways to motivate your employees in January

If you’ve noticed that the atmosphere in your office is a bit sluggish and think that everyone could benefit from a pick-me-up, below are four great ways to motivate your employees in January. Read more...

What it’s like to be a software architect

What it’s like to be a software architect

If you want to ensure that you’re stepping onto a future-proof career ladder, IT is certainly the way to go. Technology is hugely dependant on IT professionals after all so you really can’t go wrong with a career in this industry. Read more...