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career progression

Parents feel their careers squeezed after asking for parental leave

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1 in 6 parents felt their career opportunities reduced after simply requesting parental leave. A new study reveals widespread bias against those taking parental leave in the UK, as 1 in 6 parents felt their career opportunities reduced after simply requesting parental leave. Almost a quarter of employees (23%) said that the stress of work […]

Revealed: UK office workers’ attitudes towards switching jobs in 2022

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Moneypenny surveyed 1,000 UK office workers aged 18 and over on their attitudes towards switching jobs before Covid-19, during the pandemic and now as most regulations have been scrapped. The research revealed that 14% said they were planning to change their job before Covid-19 and have done so during the pandemic, with the youngest age […]

The reasons why you may not have won that promotion

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The search term, how to get a promotion has received a 2.600% rise within the last month alone. Such an uplift reflects the desire of the UKs workforce to further their careers in 2022. Heading for promotion is a great way to make your way up the career ladder, but it can be disheartening if […]

Is it the end of the Assistant…? Far from it!

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By Roddy Adair, Director at Hays Personal & Executive Assistants… The question ‘is this the end of the PA?’ has become all too familiar over the past few years as organisations have prioritised digital transformation, questioning whether the role of the EA/PA still has a part to play in the modern working world. The focus […]

One in three female bosses say sexist behaviour still exists in their organisation

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A YouGov survey for Young Women’s Trust has revealed that a third (33 per cent) of female HR managers agree that sexist behaviour still exists in their organisation and a quarter (25 per cent) of female HR managers agree it is harder for women to progress in their organisation than men. The new research shows nearly one in ten (9 per cent) HR managers reporting that they were aware of young women (aged 18-30) being patronized or […]

Reflecting on your career during lockdown? 7 questions to ask yourself

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By Roddy Adair, Director of Hays Personal & Executive Assistants Having space away from your usual workplace and some extra free time afforded by lockdown or furlough is a great time to reflect on your current job and career. For the more introspective among us this will come quite naturally, but others may need to […]