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  • Technology's working its way into every area of our lives, and work is no exception. Here, we take a quick look at a few of the ways it's changing the workplace. Increasing speed and efficiency...
    5th June 2019
    2 min read
  • On 1 April 2019, the National Minimum Wage have gone up again. This year raises have been above inflation, which is good news for some of the lowest paid.  Here are the new minimum hourly wage rates...
    1st April 2019
    2 min read
  • You sent out 30 job applications today. Wow. Good for you. That’s an impressive number. Do you do this every day? Do you send over 200 job applications per week? If you do - stop. You’re doing it all...
    13th March 2019
    4 min read
  • Recruiters are busy people, meaning they don’t have a lot of time to scan and assess your CV. In fact, it’s been said that job hunters have just seven seconds to impress with their CV, before the...
    22nd November 2018
    2 min read
  • Allowing a bit of flexibility for fans who want to watch the World Cup can give staff morale a big boost. A lot of World Cup traditions are disappearing. There will be no official England song for...
    12th June 2018
  • Do you feel underqualified in today’s digital world? You’re not alone. Research suggests that 50% of UK workers also feel this way. Digital skills are extremely valuable, especially in today’s...
    26th January 2018
    4 min read
  • No need to pack your bag and head to the Med, with temperatures set to rocket to as high as 34°C in parts of the UK this week. While many will welcome the sunshine and warmer weather, spare a thought...
    19th June 2017
  • Across the UK, thousands of Muslims will be fasting during daytimes for the next four weeks to mark Ramadan or Ramazan – with many doing it alongside their job. Ramadan is at a different time each...
    26th May 2017
    5 min read
  • Crossing your fingers in one option, but there are more reliable approaches to increasing your chances of success at interview. Photo: Siphotography / Getty. Positive mental attitude is right up...
    20th March 2017
    4 min read
  • Photo: JohnnyGreig / Getty. If some timely advice from a more experienced member of staff can help you solve a tricky problem at work, a formal ongoing relationship with a senior colleague might move...
    16th March 2017
    6 min read

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