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Digital Marketing Manager at Connections Recruitment

New Year, New Job?

By |2020-01-10T14:19:39+00:00January 8th, 2020|Advice, Job Preparation, Life Tips, Work Life|

It’s 2020. A new year of optimism and fresh starts. Yet there’s also a degree of pressure- to become a bright, shiny new individual who’s setting a tonne of goals for the year ahead. But what if you’re happy with how things are going? Should you try and push yourself that bit harder for a [...]

What Does the Future Hold for 2020?

By |2019-12-19T13:28:28+00:00December 19th, 2019|Business, Business News, Education, Employment News, News, Politics, Technology, The Economy, The Government, Work Life|

It’s safe to say it’s been a turbulent year. Accelerating technology, political headaches and pressured work environments have hurried us through the past twelve months without giving us much opportunity to reflect upon things. While we now have a chance to wind down over the Christmas break, there seems to be one key theme beginning [...]

Inclusion Workshops- Are They Right for Your Business?

By |2019-12-12T12:23:10+00:00December 12th, 2019|Business, Business News, Diversity, Work Life|

As businesses face an increasing amount of pressure to create diverse working environments, inclusion workshops are now on the rise. Used as a way to educate staff about a broad range of backgrounds, inclusion workshops serve as a means to go beyond basic compliance and create meaningful change. While some may dismiss these programmes as [...]

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion- Protected Characteristics in the Workplace

By |2019-11-15T12:55:30+00:00November 15th, 2019|Business News, Diversity, Education, Employment News, News, The Government, Work Life|

After conducting our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion survey earlier this year, we are beginning to dissect our results to build up an accurate representation of Greater Manchester’s current business landscape, and where companies may be missing the mark when it comes to diversity in the workplace. Over the next few weeks, we will be looking [...]

Networking Events- the Dos and Don’ts

By |2019-11-06T09:32:29+00:00November 6th, 2019|Advice, Life Tips, Networking, Work Life|

No doubt many of us will have experienced the pains of networking events. You walk into a room full of strangers, armed with a stack of business cards, ready to rub elbows with the best in the business. But let’s face it- networking events can sometimes be stressful, awkward, and require a certain amount of [...]

The Millennial Job Market- Attracting the New Generation of Talent

By |2019-10-31T11:23:24+00:00October 31st, 2019|Advice, Business, Business News, Work Life|

Despite the bad press, millennials are shaping the way for the modern job market. Millennial professionals (those born between 1981 and 1996) are now the largest working generation, and approach their work in a manner that is wholly different from their predecessors. They want to be in full control of their own lives, find satisfaction [...]

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