If the New Year saw you resolve to step up the career ladder – or even consider something completely different, read on for some useful advice for anyone, no matter what your circumstance… According to the latest YouGov data, over a fifth (22 per cent) of Brits said they were likely to be on the […]
Tips for a successful career change in 2020
CIPD: AI and automation could increase job opportunities
The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and automation will have a widespread but mixed impact on jobs, new CIPD research shows. Overall, the says the introduction of these new technologies at work will see job opportunities grow, by enhancing roles, employee skills and their pay. However, lack of thought and planning on how people and […]
45% of SME employees have quit because of their boss
Nearly half of SME employees having quit a job because of a boss, while four in ten do not feel trusted or valued. That’s according to research from process management firm Process Bliss, which also revealed that 60% of UK SME employees believe the business would work better if they were left to get on with […]
Cambridge the easiest UK city to find a job in
University city rivals Oxford and Cambridge have overtaken Swindon to become the top cities in the UK to find a job, according to the latest research from job search engine Adzuna. In Cambridge, 25x more jobs are being advertised than there are jobseekers looking for positions, with the ratio of jobseekers to vacancies falling to 0.04 […]
Does it pay to be a social butterfly?
Hiscox research has revealed working habits across various industries, pulling the fact from fiction when it comes to the securest of being more productive at work. Ten different industries were surveyed across the UK to see if there was any identification between the different types of workers, along with what drives them. Could anything be […]
Dreaming of becoming your own boss?
New research commissioned by insurance experts Direct Line for Business has revealed that the entrepreneurial dream is alive and well in the UK, with 5.3 million people dreaming of becoming their own boss one day. The data, conducted by Optimum amongst a nationally representative panel of UK adults, found that over 8.6 million people currently […]
Jobs market steady despite Brexit uncertainty
The professional jobs market is still remaining steady amid the chaos surrounding Brexit, according to new data from a survey compiled by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) on behalf of the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). Professional recruitment firms reported that demand for permanent talent fell by 3% year-on-year in February 2019, while vacancies for […]
The 40 reasons Brits quit their jobs
Boring canteen food, long hours and incompetent bosses are among the most common reasons why Brits quit their jobs, it has been revealed. Researchers who polled 2,000 workers found employees start thinking about leaving a job an average of three years and six months after starting. The list of reasons for quitting also includes feeling […]
App of the Week: Marlin
A new app for EAs and PAs says it cuts out the middleman for job seekers. An app called Marlin, designed specifically for Personal and Executive Assistants on the hunt for a new job, says it can put users in direct contact with employers without the need to submit a CV or deal with recruitment agencies. So how […]
Which city will your next job be in?
Some people love the stability of staying in a job long-term whilst others enjoy the opportunity to travel and move around trying to market themselves to get the best job possible. For a lot of people, the same is true of trying to find a job. When we search for a job, we often just […]