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The State of Women in the Home Services Industry and Tips for Success

To be successful in any industry hard work, positive relationships and a willingness to learn is a must. However, it often takes more than that to be successful in the specific industries and the home services industries, like HVAC, pest control, plumbing, cleaning services, and more, are a great example of this. Women, for instance, […]

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How Apprenticeship Employers Can Unlock the Potential of TikTok

TikTok has taken the social media world by storm. With Generation Z embracing the short-form video-sharing app in their millions, what does this mean for employers needing to reach teenagers? We used National Apprenticeship Week to investigate. TikTok: The new kid on the block… It was the world’s second most downloaded app in 2019, second […]

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Why Office Romances Should be Allowed to Blossom

Office romances take place in every workplace, no matter where in the world you are. Some last a lifetime, literally, while others fizzle out often causing an awkward atmosphere in the office for a while. But is it really a sackable offence to get into a relationship with a co-worker? Recent research commissioned by Perkbox […]

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How to Prevent Unnoticed Email Security Risks in Your Business

An inordinate amount of data passes through business email addresses every day. However, the more companies send valuable data through email channels, the more likely it is to cause security risks. With phishing emails being the most common method used by criminals, knowing the risks emails pose can make all the difference. Here, we discuss the tips and advice […]

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Why Safety and Stability are Important Foundations for Employee Engagement

The words ‘safe’ and ‘stable’ may not immediately sound the most engaging, but they can play a significant role in developing and maintaining an attractive workplace culture that supports highly-engaged employees. At Pure, we spend a lot of time talking to clients, and to delegates at our Best Employers Eastern Region leadership conferences, about ways […]

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How to Plan a Company Retreat?

With 80% of employees reporting that they’re too stressed in their office jobs, it’s more important than ever to facilitate employee happiness in the workplace. From snacks and a casual work environment to flexible work hours and office retreats, there are plenty of ways to show employees you appreciate them without breaking the bank. Although […]

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Why Social Anxiety May be Stopping Gen-Z Employees Making Friends

As an employer, it’s vital that you do everything within your power to maximize both employee productivity and job satisfaction. According to new research, encouraging friendships within your workforce could hold the key to unlocking these two factors and creating a positive working environment. It turns out that workplace friendships are far more important to […]

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The Importance of Training and Development in the Medical Field

Many employers try to get employees out onto the floor as quickly as possible. While running a medical facility can seem like a difficult task, not training your employees can result in much worse. When you don’t train employees, you run the risk of hiring people that aren’t aware of what they’re doing. This will […]

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8 Ways to Minimize Legal Risk at Work-related Events

Work-related social events are on the rise across most companies and can be a great way to bring all employees together to boost morale and encourage team cohesion. However, whilst you will no doubt want to reward your employees for their hard work and commitment to the business, we have all witnessed compulsory team-building events […]