How To Use Your Online Presence to Attract Talent

Attracting top talent can be difficult. With the triggering of Article 50 and the ever-looming Brexit means jobs are harder to fill. Flashy perks might get candidates interested but how do you create an online presence that remains stable when the business environment changes? Whether you are a small company with 10 employees or something

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The Interview Questions You Should Never Answer

Earlier this month the BBC’s LinkedIn page posed a question: What’s the most outrageous thing you’ve ever been asked in a job interview? It garnered over 1,500 comments brimming with shocking, offensive, and just plain irrelevant interview questions. From, “what’s your favourite sandwich?” to “how many children do you have” the post highlights some pretty odd

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How to Know If You Will Be a Good Cultural Fit

Taking a new job is no easy decision. The average person will spend 1842 hours a month in work so finding a culture that works for you is vital. But how do you know if you will fit the culture? According to TruPath‘s study, the camaraderie between good colleagues is a key motivator, not money. That

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How to Handle Office Politics

Whether you choose to get involved in it or not, office politics are inevitable in a workplace. They shape the organisation and sometimes help create a unique company culture, although often for the worse. Handling rude colleagues, making allies and knowing who to speak to in order to get projects moving are vital skills. It

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What To Do If You Have a Toxic Boss

We are sure that everyone has encountered a bad boss at some stage during their career, but a toxic boss can be detrimental to your health. Earlier this year a new study by the Alliance Manchester Business School revealed the impact of a toxic boss including distress, dissatisfaction, and even depression. But how do you know

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How You Can Improve Your Corporate Social Responsibility

CSR aka corporate social responsibility is commonly overlooked. The practice, that moves actions beyond compliance and towards a more ethical approach to business, has been widely debated. Whether it improves profit or not, CSR is arguably a deontological activity of businesses nowadays. But with Fortune 500 companies spending more than $15 billion social responsibility, how can your company

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How To Engage and Attract Graduates

It is almost time for university students across the UK to throw their mortarboards hats into the air and gear themselves up to a life full of debt working happily in their chosen field. While it does not always work out like that, graduates by the thousands will be jumping into the job marketing for

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Keeping Healthy at Work

Earlier today the British Heart Foundation uncovered that 20 million people in the UK are physically inactive. That is a shocking statistic. As the BBC report, The report defines “inactive” as not achieving the government guidelines for physical activity of 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity a week and strength activities on at least two

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Internal Marketing: The Key to Talent Retention Success

Talent retention is important. Oxford Economics found that due to the loss of productivity, staff turnover can cost around £25,000 a year. This isn’t limited to big companies either; SMEs face this whopping cost if they fail to implement retention strategies too. But what can businesses do to combat employee turnover? Firstly, we must shift

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