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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% […]

    Call for HR support as government urged to invest in small businesses

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    The CIPD is calling on Government to invest £13m a year to provide HR support to small businesses, as new research shows that it could be a key part of efforts to unlock the UK’s productivity puzzle. The call is based on the evaluation of year-long ‘People Skills’ pilots providing HR support for SMEs in […]

    How bosses need to treat their younger staff

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    Everyone engages with their management in different ways. Some need strong guidance while others benefit from a softer touch, and it’s up to bosses to decide whether they change managerial styles for different workers or if they choose a one-size-fits-all approach. Those that are willing to tailor their management skills to their employees are most […]

    5 ways to rethink the way you work

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    The world of technology is becoming increasingly overwhelming. Sometimes we can’t help but switch off and choose to go for a stroll instead of having a scroll on social media, but when you embrace the ever-evolving world, you’ll find yourself among the leaders of the business world. The team at Market Inspector has created an infographic […]

    See the 12 worst commuters we deal with every day

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    Commuting is a cause of daily stress for most of us, and it’s not going to change any time soon. The work commute was ranked among PA Life readers’ worst parts of office life, sharing the lead with bad bosses, and the people the other people on the road or taking the same transport as […]

    Are you annoying your colleagues…?

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    New research has found that body odour, interrupting a meeting and a messy desk are the top three annoyances for office staff. Some 586 working Brits were surveyed by Vapourlites and asked to list the colleague habits they found most irritating. Once a list was compiled, another survey was conducted to identify where participants were […]

    App of the week: Invoice2go

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    Welcome back to our weekly spotlight on helpful apps. We focus on a variety of products that are useful for work, personal use, or both, providing our own thoughts on the apps and what you can do with them. This week we simplify our income with Invoice2go. An intro to Invoice2go Invoice2go’s main goal is […]

    Brits are eating the same lunch every day

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    One in three British workers are about to sit down to the exact same lunch they have every other working day, according to the latest study from food delivery service Deliveroo. The report comes as part of the service’s lame lunch amnesty, which is offering free delivered food to replace disappointing dinners across the country. […]

    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 […]

    Boring work is hurting productivity

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    Boring, repetitive and slow tasks are weighing down Britain’s workforce and stopping real company development despite many tasks having an automated alternative. Tasks like data entry, processing and analysis could be costing businesses around 19 working days a year per employee according to a new study by SnapLogic. The damage done to office productivity leaves […]