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    Workers expected to feel inflation pinch up until Christmas

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    Brits are beginning to feel the pinch as pay is failing to meet the levels of increased inflation, according to reports by the Office of National Statistics. Workers are expected to be 0.4% out of pocket compared to this time last year, and experts are concerned that the drop in money is going to be […]

    Students choosing skill-based courses as graduates regret academic courses

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    University applications have seen a fall in recent years as people are entering the world of work at younger ages, with the country finding itself in the middle of a boom for academic alternatives. Seeing a shift in the way young people are making their future decisions, training specialist The Knowledge Academy has investigated which […]

    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 […]

    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 […]

    No surprises – new skills training, promotions & pay rises key to retaining staff

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    A new report has revealed the priorities for bosses when it comes to retaining staff and keeping them positive in the workplace. The study of 750 senior business professionals by Arch Apprentices provided an insight into employee retention – uncovering how to have a happy and productive workforce. Enabling employees to learn new skills was […]

    Graduates regret not starting work earlier

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    A quarter of those leaving university wish they had explored other alternatives to higher education after entering the working world without the experience needed and with unexpectedly growing debts, according to a new study. The research from Qube Learning revealed that many across the country may be choosing the subjects or universities unsuited for their […]

    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, […]

    A memo from Seema Kavi

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    Seema Kavi, Director of Quivira Capital outlines the vital role many PAs play in their company’s recruitment process Finding the perfect new hire for a fast-growing team can be challenging, and with business leaders battling full diaries, they are placing even more dependence on their PAs. A 2013 survey revealed that 16% of bosses take […]

    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 […]