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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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