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20% of candidates miss out on job opportunities because they aren’t the right ‘cultural fit’

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Workers across the country could be missing out on jobs because they aren’t considered the right fit for company culture, according research released from job board totaljobs. One in five bosses have admitted they have chosen not to hire a candidate based on if they were considered a poor fit in the office. Just 1% […]

How HR needs to learn from Netflix

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CEOs of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are losing a fifth of their working week to HR activities, leading to many becoming unfocussed on business strategy and the ongoing growth of the company, according to new research. A report from HR software platform breatheHR has urged bosses to embrace the ‘Netflix’ approach as they risk […]

How Unique are You?

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New research has uncovered the odds of you being one of a lucky few with certain appearances, possessions, and abilities. Stressed for an interview and mentally comparing yourself to the other candidates in the waiting room, it can be easy to forget what makes you stand out from the crowd. However, very soon, and in […]

Business leaders set their sights on young innovators

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Bosses are taking notice of the youngest workers as CEOs reveal they expect ‘Generation Z’ to have a positive impact on business growth and commercial success, according to new figures. A study by graduate recruitment specialist Pareto Law revealed that many senior figures are enthusiastic about how the youth will affect the way businesses work, […]

Why you should be hiring Millennials

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Managers are unsure of what to make of Millennials. Are they the lazy generation or are they too committed? Do they have it all figured out or are they learning it all from the TV? Whatever the case, they’re shaking up the workplace, and bringing them into your company is the quickest way to futureproof […]

Workers are abandoning their talents

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British workers are choosing busier jobs and social media breaks over pursuing their dreams, according to new reports. A study by BIC revealed that 63% of Brits have completely abandoned the talents and hobbies they were passionate about as children, with fears that employees are becoming less creative as a result. Everyday life and hectic […]

Team-building challenges boost office happiness

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Not looking forward to your next team-building exercise? A new study from the What Works Centre for Wellbeing has revealed that shared workplace activities are boosting productivity and keeping workforces healthy over time through an improved ‘social atmosphere’. The most successful activities were found to be the ones that involved the whole team, especially people […]

Bosses reveal the worst employee habits

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Staff can be left frustrated and dejected when they miss out on rewards or praise at work without any explanation, and some workers are even driven to leaving their jobs through poor communication with employers. UK online printer Instantprint have surveyed bosses on the habits that irritate them the most, and how workers can impress […]

The cost of poor diet in the workplace

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Not looking after yourself in and out of the office is affecting your work ethic, according to new studies. Research by industry body British Summer Fruits showed that employees believe they would have a better mood, more positive work output and have lower stress levels if they were given the opportunity to eat healthier at […]

Brits are wasting the work day

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British employees are spending too much of their day procrastinating, according to new research. Figures by Reboot Online reveal that many Brits are wasting their work day by avoiding the tasks they’ve been told to do and burning up more than a whole day of work per work. Workers across the UK admitted they spend […]

How not to call in sick

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Waking up on Monday morning, not everyone is enthused to leave the comfort of their bed, let alone their house. When running out of holiday or looking for a quick break from the daily grind, calling in sick is one of the nation’s top guilty pleasures but not everyone is highly skilled in the art. […]

How to stay motivated during the summer slump

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When the sun is shining and all you want to do is spend time outside instead of stuck in the office, bosses are being urged to do more to keep workers focussed through the holiday months. Productivity specialist Workfront has compiled its top five ways to stay motivated and power through the ‘summer slump’. Communicate […]

Taking a social media break could make you a better worker

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As the UK continues to embrace the digital age, most of us never seem to be off our phone. For many across the country, checking their phone is the first thing they do in the morning and the last thing they do at night, but bringing social media into the office is still very much […]

How Facebook has changed the way we work

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Stuart Logan, Chief HR Officer at SoftServe explains how his company has utilised Workplace by Facebook to help its global employees stay in touch In October 2016, Facebook announced the launch of its corporate social network, Workplace. People work in different ways, and Workplace’s mission is to help them stay connected. For SoftServe, a global […]

Is your company prepared for future technology?

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Technology is continuing to change, and companies have had to adapt quickly to keep relevant in the shifting landscape, but just how has it altered the way we see the business world? Business Energy comparison specialist Love Energy Savings has investigated the changes in tech and has spoken to industry experts to identify the best […]

Is your work ethic affecting your relationship?

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Your organisation in the office could be the key to a successful love life, according to new studies. A survey by Rescue Remedy revealed that relationships regularly reach breaking point due to a lack of organisation and communication skills, with many across the country admitting their partner is often responsible for being late for work, […]

Offices urged to reflect a diverse Britain

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Workplaces need to do more to embrace their diverse workforce, according to new figures that show Brits are still feeling discriminated against in the office. Inspiring Inclusion in the Workplace by Badenoch and Clark has revealed that although businesses have grown significantly more diverse in the past 50 years, office culture still has some catching […]

PAs desire to feel valued

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Contrary to our own Twitter poll that shows colleagues are the most important aspect of a job, the new Hays What Workers Want Report 2017 reveals PAs are heavily influenced by pay when deciding whether to stay in a job or accept a new one. PAs value pay to ensure they are adequately compensated for […]