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Google’s Top Ten Traits for Successful Managers

By |2019-10-16T10:52:52+00:00October 16th, 2019|Advice, Work Life|

Earlier this year, Google’s Project Oxygen attempted to prove that managers didn’t matter in the workplace- if anything, they only served to instil 'a layer of bureaucracy’ within the office. They planned to prove this through two methods; manager performance ratings, and manager feedback from Google’s annual employee survey. The experiment lasted only a few [...]

How to Ask for a Pay Rise

By |2019-09-26T13:44:23+00:00September 26th, 2019|Advice, Business, Work Life|

When you’re consistently outperforming your colleagues or going well beyond your job expectations, it’s completely fair to want a pay rise. Not only is it an excellent means of retaining staff, but it also helps businesses show that they value their employees and appreciate their efforts. That being said, it can still be an awkward [...]

The Pros and Cons of the Outside Hire

By |2019-08-14T14:41:52+00:00August 14th, 2019|Advice, Business, Work Life|

When it comes to filling a vacancy, there’s a wealth of paths that you can take to find your next sterling candidate. Whether you want to touch base with your current team or make an outside hire, it can be tough to suss out what to do for the best. Finding and retaining employees is [...]

5 Top Skills That Employers Are Looking for in 2019

By |2019-08-08T16:31:12+00:00August 1st, 2019|Advice, Business News, Employment News, Life Tips|

As highlighted in this month’s analysis of the job market, it’s safe to say that hiring processes are becoming ever more competitive. Skills shortages, coupled with the impending deadline of Brexit, have led to uncertain times in recruitment. As such, employers are under significant pressure to find the most elite of candidates. This year, employers are [...]

Is the British Education System Fit for Purpose in the 21st Century Job Market?

By |2019-08-09T08:33:17+00:00July 18th, 2019|Business, Education, The Economy, The Government|

Education, education, education. Those infamous words of Tony Blair that spoke of hope in equipping young people with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed, and developing their talents and ambitions into something tangible. As one of the most developed countries in the world, you’d be right in thinking that this is something perfectly [...]

What to Expect as a New Recruitment Consultant

By |2019-08-09T09:16:09+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Advice, Business, Job Preparation, New Job, Work Life|

The world of recruitment is one that is full of change, excitement, and a fair amount of competition thrown in for good measure. There’s no shying away from the fact that the hours can be long, but there’s plenty of rewards that are there for the taking, including that all-important commission. So what can you [...]

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