Careers advice

  • In this mini-blog series we look at what you need to do, to become a...
  • Make sure your job adverts always net you the best candidates.
  • Don't miss out on the best candidates with a poor job advert!
  • Looking for a job or not - you should always maintain a current CV on all the main jobsites!
  • How to Motivate Staff? Other than monetary benefits, you can easily increase employee motivation through your office design. Time for an office sofa?
  • If you're worried about how to dress for an interview too, then you have a lot of interview preparation to do. We take a look at the perfect interview outfit.
  • Mix your perfect recruitment process and be sure to attract the best candidates for you!
  • Sometimes it might be better to cast your recruitment net a little farther to catch the best fish!
  • Got a rolodex full of all the right names but still can't land that job? Read our top 5 tips on how to brand yourself and impress at your next interview.
  • Want to know what it takes to become a PT? A passion for people would be a good start.
  • So, what of the notion of a ‘dream job’? The position that, in an ideal world, we’d merrily dedicate our lives to? How do you know what this is, let alone how to do your best to get it?
  • Those who can teach, right? Or at least, so the recruitment posters used to say. It’s a snappy slogan but it aims to sum up how talented people with a passion for education can find a home in this most rewarding of professions.
  • If you are having a work Christmas party, it is important to let your hair down and have fun. But don’t forget you are out with your colleagues, so you don’t want to do anything that could potentially damage your professional reputation.
  • Recruitment isn’t just concerned with sourcing the right staff members for an advertised role. Retention of staff is seen as just as important as hiring. Small businesses and SMEs have a better reputation in this sphere than big businesses.
  • Start-ups face a multitude of problems. The finance has to be in place, the product has to sell and to top it all they probably only have a very limited budget with which to employ staff. Getting recruitment right is imperative.
  • How far might technological advances go in the future? Experts have explored whether our jobs could eventually be taken by robots…
  • ​Retail workers can be buoyed by news that the long-championed Living Wage is finally coming their way…
  • The past few years have seen huge changes for pensions – with automatic enrolment through the workplace coupled with greater freedom for retirees on what they can spend their cash on.
  • The UK is in a healthy employment position – but stability in the market might not be good for everyone.
  • It was the International Day of Happiness on March 20 and therefore the ideal time to think about how to make your workplace a more cheerful place. Here are seven places to take inspiration from and, yes, Google is too obvious so it’s not allowed on the list…