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Thursday, 5 Dec, 2013

10 Top Tips for Finding a Job

You may have just this minute decided to leave your current position or you may have been looking for a new job for what seems like years. Regardless of where you’re at in your job search, there’s always something more you can do to increase your chances of finding your…
Nurses are among the least happy in the UK when it comes to their work-life balance, according to research carried out by recruiter Randstad Care. Only 49% of nurses are happy with their work-life balance, compared to 59% of British workers as a whole Heavy workloads and varying shift patterns…
Monday, 3 Sep, 2012

Dealing with office politics

How come it feels like you sometimes get left behind in the workplace? Even though you turn up on time, work an honest day and do the best you can, some people just seem to always be ahead of you in terms of promotion, influence or privileges. Perhaps they know…
With unemployment at approx. 2.6 million in the UK, job-hunting is becoming an increasingly fraught experience. There are approximately 6 people chasing every vacancy. In many cases the other 5 people will have just as much, if not more experience/qualifications as you do.
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Dress for success

suitTop tips for interview attire

Although some companies have relaxed their dress code for employees, many still expect a professional look in interviews for new recruits. Here we look at why it is still important to companies.


Resigning with class!

resigning150x100How to resign diplomatically

Are you preparing to resign from your current job? Some job seekers have a hard time doing so, either because they love the job and their colleagues or because they can't stand the job and can't wait to leave. 


When the workplace is a hell place

unhappyBullying & harassment at work

Founder of Just Fight On, Jo-Anne Brown, spoke exclusively to us about bullying and harassment in the workplace. Bullying only happens to weak people. It only happens in school playgrounds.