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  • Recruiters are busy people, meaning they don’t have a lot of time to scan and assess your CV. In fact, it’s been said that job hunters have just seven seconds to impress with their CV, before the...
    22nd November 2018
    2 min read
  • Allowing a bit of flexibility for fans who want to watch the World Cup can give staff morale a big boost. A lot of World Cup traditions are disappearing. There will be no official England song for...
    12th June 2018
  • On 1 April 2018, the National Minimum Wage rates go up. This year raises have been above inflation, which is good news for some of the lowest paid.  Here are the new minimum hourly wage rates: £7.83 ...
    1st April 2018
    2 min read
  • Do you feel underqualified in today’s digital world? You’re not alone. Research suggests that 50% of UK workers also feel this way. Digital skills are extremely valuable, especially in today’s...
    26th January 2018
    4 min read
  • No need to pack your bag and head to the Med, with temperatures set to rocket to as high as 34°C in parts of the UK this week. While many will welcome the sunshine and warmer weather, spare a thought...
    19th June 2017
  • Across the UK, thousands of Muslims will be fasting during daytimes for the next four weeks to mark Ramadan or Ramazan – with many doing it alongside their job. Ramadan is at a different time each...
    26th May 2017
    5 min read
  • Crossing your fingers in one option, but there are more reliable approaches to increasing your chances of success at interview. Photo: Siphotography / Getty. Positive mental attitude is right up...
    20th March 2017
    4 min read
  • Photo: JohnnyGreig / Getty. If some timely advice from a more experienced member of staff can help you solve a tricky problem at work, a formal ongoing relationship with a senior colleague might move...
    16th March 2017
    6 min read
  • Employees, workers and self-employed people may do identical work. And yet there employment rights and pay prospects could not be more different. Photo: kali9 / Getty.  How you are categorised by...
    13th March 2017
  • Average reported sickness absence from work is at its lowest since records began in 1993, with just over four days per year lost. A quarter of these were due to minor illnesses like colds.  The drop...
    10th March 2017
    2 min read

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