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    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 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, […]

    How to write a CV when changing careers

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    Personalising a CV for the job you want can be a difficult task, especially as the way employers digest CVs continues to change, but the challenge can be even greater when faced with embarking on a new career path. Detailing which experience is the most relevant to your new job opportunities and understanding what different […]

    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 […]

    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 […]

    Abigail Jones joins line-up at the London Venues Summit

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    Executive Assistant Abigail Jones has been announced as a speaker at the upcoming London Venues Summit on 3 July. Hosting a seminar called Having a life, whilst running someone else’s, Jones will be discussing how she juggles her life yet remaining a dedicated assistant. Detailing how to perfect your schedule and learning when to make […]

    Offices putting secretaries ‘centre-stage’

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    Businesses are being urged to do more to give more prominence to company secretaries after reports reveal just 15% of UK workers know who the secretary at their firm is. A new study by eShare has revealed that the role of corporate secretaries is becoming harder than ever more as the world increasingly goes digital, […]

    Flexible retirement could be the key to happiness

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    Older workers are opting to stay at work past the retirement age as life expectancy rises, according to new studies. A report by The Lancet has revealed the average person is expected to live to the age of 85 by the year 2030, and that as people are living longer, more are choosing to stay […]

    Lateral hiring key to solving skill shortage

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    Employers could be missing out on a major opportunity for staff retention as talent could be hiding under recruiters’ noses, according to new research. The study by Alexander Mann Solutions revealed that a quarter of senior HR professionals believe that lateral hiring is imperative for companies looking to retain talent and solve the skill shortage. […]