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  • The chances are someone in your workplace is directly affected by cancer, either through being ill themselves or through a close relative having the disease. The stats make for sobering reading:  More than 700,000 people of working age are living...
    11th October 2015
  • At its most basic, effective time management is a simple but powerful idea. It’s about regarding your time as a precious finite resource that’s as limited as your money in the bank. There’s only so much of it and you want to get the most out of it...
    5th October 2015
  • Always the last to leave? Regularly working on weekends? Never have time for lunch? Most of us end up working a few extra hours every now and then, at particularly busy times or ahead of big deadlines, for example. But what if this has become the...
    3rd October 2015
  • What do you consider intrusive surveillance at work? Cameras in the carpark? Timesheets? Monitoring of personal internet time? Your phone calls recorded? Like it or not, monitoring at work is on the increase. Some believe it makes us more productive...
    29th September 2015
  • You bossed the application process, nailed the interview and now they’re ready to recruit you. There is just one final hurdle to get over – and it might just be the least comfortable and successful of them all – the salary negotiation. Here are...
    25th September 2015
  • If you’ve just been offered what seems to be a plum job, or your very first job, the thought of being a bit choosy at this late stage may be the furthest thing from your mind - but bear with us on this one! In the second part of our guide to...
    8th September 2015
  • In the US in recent years, it is not unheard of for employers to ask job candidates for their Facebook passwords. Thankfully, with the Information Commissioner taking a dim view of this practice, it is  unlikely to catch on over here. But beware –...
    4th September 2015
  • Finally, all the effort and stress, applications and interviews have been worth it: you’ve got a job offer! They want you over all the rest and what’s more they are going to pay you! You feel on top of the world – proud, self-confident, excited and...
    4th September 2015
  • Ever felt picked on or belittled at work? You’re not alone. More than 1 in 3 British workers believes they have been bullied at work, according to new research. This adds to the findings of a 2014 TUC health and safety survey:   37% of workers claim...
    2nd September 2015
  • According to new TUC report A Hard Day’s Night, the number of nightworkers in Britain has been going up steadily since the recession, and looks set to grow further: Over three million UK employees now regularly work nights. Proposals for more public...
    13th August 2015

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