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    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 […]

    Hiring the wrong person costs UK businesses billions

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    Recruiters are being urged to be mindful as British businesses are losing billions of pounds a year through hiring mistakes. 85% of HR decision-makers admitting their company has hired the wrong candidate, but a third still believe the mistake hasn’t cost the firm any profits. A report from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation hopes to […]

    How to work with Millennials

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    The business landscape is changing to reflect the growing world around us, and introducing the Millennial to the workplace can be a nightmare for some businesses. The Millennials and ‘Generation Z’ are the first generations to grow up within a constantly-connected, multicultural world, and they’re bringing their new experiences to the working world. Opinionated, informed […]

    How travelling can boost your employability

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    Travelling could be the secret to solving your job worries, according to a new report. CV Library has revealed how you could improve your attractiveness to recruiters by taking the time to explore, with statistics showing that 86% of employers believe that travelling increases your chances of securing an interview. As spending time out of […]

    Barbican doubles agency business as part of focused approach

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    Agency bookings have increased from 14 per cent to 28 per cent in the last 12 months at the Barbican, according to the venue. The Barbican is one of the world’s leading conference and international arts venues. Located in the City of London, it can hold meetings from 10-2,000 delegates in its concert hall, theatres, […]

    3 ways to make networking fun

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    You know you need to make connections and build a strong network within and beyond your organisation, but does it have to feel like another task on your to-do list? We love to socialise and need to interact to relax and have fun. But networking is an important facet of our business life and that […]

    Scottish PA of the Year announced

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    The Scottish PA Network Awards has named Fiona Forbes as Scottish PA of the Year 2017 as part of a conference aimed at showcasing the crucial roles PAs across the globe make within the workplace. As part of the Scottish PA Network Conference, in association with Hays PA and Secretarial recruiting firm, Forbes has been […]

    More than half of British workers love their jobs

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    Nearly two thirds of Brits claim to either love or really like their jobs as reports show that 64% of workers don’t suffer from ‘Sunday night dread’. The study marked the launch of the One4all Spotlight Awards, and revealed that many across the country hold their job in high regard, with a third expecting to […]

    3 tips for writing a thank you letter following an interview

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    Employers will likely see many faces come and go when they’re looking for a new hire, so following up after an interview is a key factor in making yourself stand out. One important step to take immediately is to send a thank you letter that re-enforces your enthusiasm for the role. Here are some tips […]

    The majority of recruiters still find tattoos ‘undesirable’

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    64% of recruiters admit to being put off by applicants with tattoos, according to new findings. A study by course providers DPG also revealed that over half of those involved in the hiring process believe that tattoos have a negative impact on the workplace and were rated as the second most likely feature to limit […]