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How Your Client’s Benefits Really Make a Difference When Hiring

As recruiters, we’re in the unique position of being able to really get under the skin of what our candidates are looking for, and how our clients can best turn those demands into reality. In 2020, our candidates continue to value soft benefits as a top priority when looking for a new role. For good […]

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9 New Year Resolutions to Nail at Work

Back at your work desk, huh? Depending on how benevolent your employer is, you’ll have enjoyed up to two weeks off to recharge. Or at least a reduced schedule during which to collect your thoughts and think about how to turbocharge your career in 2020. But early January soon merges into late January, then springtime, […]

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Are Unlimited Holidays a Cure for Burnout?

The workplace epidemic of ‘burnout’ is on the rise and experts have suggested that unlimited holidays may provide a solution. Perkbox recently conducted a survey of 1,342 working Brits to reveal opinions surrounding unlimited holidays and the impact that these policies are having on the fight against burnout. Perkbox’s study shows that this initiative is […]

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The UK is Falling Behind in the Global Skills Race

The UK’s skills crisis is a well-documented issue – one that threatens the prosperity of our future workforce and economy. But it’s not just an issue that is solely impacting us at home. Talent shortages and an ever-evolving skills landscape – brought on by the impact of digitalization – are causing problems in organizations globally, […]

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Modern Office Trends for 2020

Professionalism in the workplace is a topic that continues to evolve as we head into a new year and a new decade. Gone are the days of the completely formal office environment stuffed with cubicles and suits. Today those are being rapidly replaced with open floor layouts and casual dress codes. Business owners are shifting […]

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The Secrets to Keeping Your Fitness Resolution at Work

January is officially the bleakest month of the year. It’s cold outside, you’re broke and you’re stuck in your office making it difficult to kick start your health and fitness resolution.  Just because you can’t afford that gym membership and you’re office-bound and on your rump, doesn’t mean you have to let your fitness suffer.  Feel […]

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2020 Trends That Will Shake Up Workplaces

Internal communications and workplace flexibility will reign supreme in the 2020 workplace. The convergence of the startup and corporate company cultures will lead to the emergence of ‘employee first’ culture when it comes to EX, while CSR initiatives will increase with the help of digitalization. In the not so distant past, flexible working was seen […]

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The Benefits of Power Napping at Your Day Job

We’ve all been there, hitting the afternoon slump sitting at work trying not to fall asleep, reaching for coffee as an easy caffeine kick to get through the day. All you want is a quick power nap, yet, sleeping at work is known to be a big no-no.  Sleeping is best known to happen at […]

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10 Best Cities for Young Professionals

In a world full of opportunity, how do you decide where to live as a young professional? Whether you’re an entrepreneur, freelancer, or employee at a traditional company, when you’re just starting your career, you’ll want to consider the following factors: Starting salary: What is the average starting salary of the city? If you’ve been […]