Cover Letters: are they still important?

That’s the question we all want to know. Looking for work can be a full time job. It’s hard work, mentally taxing and very challenging when you’re spending hours going through different job vacancies. With the recent rumours that have been circulating within the job...

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Social Media – The Impact on Businesses and Job Seekers

Social Media – The Impact With the booming rise of technology, and most importantly the use of social media swiftly integrating itself into our daily lives, just how important is social media and just how does it affect us as employers and employees within the job...

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EU Referendum and Employment Law

It’s almost impossible to miss the forthcoming 23rd June vote on whether Britain should stay or leave the European Union (EU). The campaign has been running ever since the elections in 2015 and has raised a lot of questions about what the EU has done for Britain....

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The Living Wage Guide – what is it? what to expect?

You may have heard of the term the ‘national living wage’ in the news and wondered what it means. On the 1st of April 2016, all people over the age of 25 will see an increase to their hourly rate in line with the new ‘national living wage’. This is an hourly rate of...

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How to stay motivated during the festive season

Christmas and the festive period is a great time of year. Mulled wine, mince pies, fresh, crisp air, children all really excited that Father Christmas is going to visit them. It’s difficult not to get caught up in all the excitement and to lose track of what you are...

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What Attitude Should You Adopt During An Interview

http://www.gcflearnfree.org/interviewingskills/3 https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/isnt-what-i-expected/201207/try-some-smile-therapy https://www.themuse.com/advice/30-things-you-should-never-say-in-a-job-interview...

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How Technology Can Affect Your Teams Productivity

There is no denying that technology is all around us and here to stay. It is practically in all aspects of our lives, especially at the office. Technology is thought to becoming more addictive, with people needing to know what’s going on throughout the day, inducing a...

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How to Handle Difficult Coworkers

We spend so much time at work that trying to make our work environment a place where everything runs smoothly and create a good working atmosphere is a must. However, now and then there will be can be a colleague who may make that environment uncomfortable- be it what...

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Questions not to ask at an Interview

Questions not to ask at an interview Interviews can sometimes feel very pressuring and frightening. You want to try and impress the interviewer without doing the wrong thing. However the nerves can sometimes get the better of you and you can end up really awkward and...

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Bored or Hate your Colleagues

When you have been in a role for awhile, or when you see new people coming into the company, it can set off a desire to have a fresh start and pursue a new role. This isn’t always a good idea as if you are feeling unfulfilled in our role, you may take the first...

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