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Are You Ready for a Career Change?

If you’re tired of your job and you’re thinking it’s time to switch careers, you aren’t alone. 60% of working adults want a new career, but 40% of them don’t actually know which career they would want to switch to. Age doesn’t factor when it comes to a career change, as research shows both young […]

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7 Ways to Receive Feedback on Your Job Application

Getting rejected from a job you’d really wanted is never nice. But there is something you can do to make it seem less of a waste; a way to make it into a good thing for your long-term career trajectory. That thing is simple: asking for feedback. It’ll help you learn areas where you (or […]

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How to Ask for a Wage Hike Without Being Accused of ‘Entitlement’

There’s an imbalance in how much we’re getting paid – and it’s not just that the mass of people are working their socks off to get by while fat cats accumulate more wealth than they could ever need. The imbalance is that a surprising 7 in 10 of us will be successful when we ask […]

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Employer Branding Workplace

How to Turn Leaving Your Job into a Networking Opportunity

So you have a new job. Congratulations! Now comes the tricky work of getting away from your old job. It may seem clear cut but quitting your job is a complicated business, whether you’ve had problems there or it was mostly smooth sailing. It all comes down to people. You need to tie things up […]

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Talent Acquisition Workplace

What You Should be Telling Your Candidates Before a Job Interview

When you get to the stage of inviting a candidate to come in for an interview, you are already halfway towards employing them, sometimes even more.  You have read their CV, liked their qualifications and experience and their references are solid. Maybe you have done pre-screening on the phone and they ticked all the boxes. […]

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Employer Branding Workplace

What Role Does Mindfulness Play in Employee Wellness?

Mindfulness is something we all naturally possess. It can be easy to rush through life without stopping to notice much. Paying more attention to the present moment – to your own thoughts and feelings, and to the world around you – can improve your mental wellbeing. But can the same be said about your place of […]

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Employer Branding Talent Acquisition Workplace

Where are the Best Places in the UK to Find Work?

Over 32 million people in the United Kingdom are currently employed. So which jobs does the nation face shortages currently and where should you look if you’re looking for your next role? If you’re looking for a particular job in your sector, chances are moving around the UK could provide you with more opportunity than […]

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Employer Branding Talent Acquisition Workplace

What Skills Should Candidates Include in Their Resumes?

The shape of the job market is changing rapidly. This is mainly because of the advancement of technology and the high pace of innovations. People looking for jobs nowadays should be up to speed with the latest trends especially when it comes to job skills. In 2018, having a college degree might not be as […]

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Why Now is the Time to Innovate Your Career

We read a lot about innovation in the current workplace. From AI to machine learning to aging workforces; right through to the disruption caused by having up to 5 generations in the current work environment. So disruption is rife, it is all around us, it isn’t going anywhere. For this reason, it is now time […]