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    Toby Cruse

    Owning a pet could make you a better worker

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    Pet owners are a positive influence on their colleagues and neighbours, according to a new study. Reports by the University of Western Australia and the Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition have revealed that pet owners frequently have stronger ties to the local area than those without pets, regularly having a more cheerful outlook and can […]

    Use stress to your advantage

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    A stressful day could be the chance to prove your office potential, according to The Muse. Instead of letting the pressure get to you, realise that the storm will pass and making the most of the madness could be the key to climbing the career ladder. Encouraging people to stay ‘positive and productive’ through the […]

    Specialist knowledge valued more than tech

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    Human intuition is still more highly valued than tech by executives, according to recruitment and procurement specialist 1st Executive. Concerned that people are being overlooked as technology continues to innovate and change the working world, 1st Executive is highlighting the risk companies face by depending too much on algorithms and systems over life experience. Recognising the […]

    Deadline extension announced for the One4all Spotlight Awards

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    Nominations for the One4all Spotlight Awards have now been extended until Friday, 7 July, providing UK companies with additional time to nominate exceptional staff and provide recognition for their outstanding work. The One4all Spotlight Awards is a free-to-enter awards scheme that recognises the best employees in 20 different categories, including Employee of the Year, across […]

    Calls for strong management as technology evolves

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    Companies need to welcome strong leadership to survive the technological revolution, according to roundtable discussions at Nyenrode Business Universiteit. Many firms could be facing mass dismissal as technology becomes more capable and only those with responsible and strong managerial skills will be able to handle the transitions effectively. 24 managers of prominent Dutch businesses, as […]

    How to prepare for a Skype interview

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    Phone interviews are making way for video chats as technology becomes more capable and businesses adapt to the changing times, so you need to make sure you’re ready to grow with the world around you. With apps like Skype and Facetime becoming more convenient and accessible, in some cases entirely replacing face-to-face interviewing, recruitment specialist […]

    Half of office workers fantasise about their colleagues

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    Around half of all workers fantasise about sleeping with a colleague, client or superior, according to new research. The study by office supplier Printerland.co.uk examined what the British public think about their colleagues and revealed that while around half have thought about sharing their bed with a co-worker, a quarter have actually had an office […]

    How working less boosts productivity

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    Employee productivity is at risk through insistence of maintaining an ‘always on’ mentality, according to new reports. Being encouraged to power through to the end of the working day, many are finding their work overwhelming without the ability to properly wind down and take a breather. Examining how fatigue affects workers and how to overcome […]

    Reasons to become a temp

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    Choosing temporary or VA work over a permanent position is becoming increasingly popular as global uncertainty and a shifting industry landscape is giving way to less job security, but PAs could have a lot to gain from embracing the changing world. Recruitment specialists at Robert Walters are encouraging more admin and support professionals to take […]

    Somerset House launches a summer of scents

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    Somerset House has launched its brand new exhibition for the summer, celebrating fragrances. Perfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary Scent’s launch was attended by over 300 guests as they welcomed a multi-sensory exhibit that is available for corporate and private events who want to push the boundaries of perfumery. Exploring the new experiences of contemporary […]