Businesses are being predicted to brace themselves as pregnancy rates will reach their highest numbers all year, according to reports. Wednesday 17 January 2018 marks a nationwide pregnancy day as more than 10,000 women are expected to take tests following National Babymaking Day two weeks earlier. While recruiters will be waiting anxiously for the news, […]
Freelance and maternity cover expected to spike as pregnancy surge begins
How to get your CV to stand out this Christmas
The Christmas break is a big time for job hunters, so if you’re looking to apply to more positions this holiday season, you’ll need to stand out from the crowd. This time of year, recruiters have admitted to throwing 90% of CVs they receive straight in the bin, and recruitment experts want applicants to make […]
How interviewers scare recruits
New research by totaljobs has revealed how interviewers use scare tactics and intimidation to catch their candidates off-guard. The study aims to highlight the weak areas recruiters exploit to challenge potential employees. 49% of interviewers said they have intentionally asked difficult questions while interviewing a candidate. Interestingly, 20% admitted they’d adopted negative body language and 17% […]
How much do you trust your boss?
Workers across the UK have revealed what they value in a boss, and how well their management live up to expectations. With many having a clear idea of how staff should behave and what to look for in a valuable employee, workplace incentive provider One4all Rewards has shifted the spotlight to employers to review what […]
Why can’t you find a job?
It’s the question nobody wants to hear, but what’s stopping you from landing a new job? You’ve got the qualifications, you know what to say and you know how to look, yet you’re still being beaten to positions by someone else. Maybe it’s time to rethink your strategy, and the specialists at CV Library have […]
What does your social media say about you?
How employable do you act online? For many, our digital lives are relaxed, casual, and shared among close friends, but how often do you think about who else is watching? New research from totaljobs has revealed that many of us don’t even consider our social media profiles when applying for a new job. Around one […]
How to prove yourself in your new job
Starting a new job comes with a lot of excitement but just as much pressure. New environment, new people, new responsibilities. They’re confident enough in you to give you a shot so there’s absolutely nothing to worry about, but that won’t stop your mind trying to think of ways to impress. Well, don’t over-analyse it […]
Young workers make their minds up about an office within 5 minutes
Around two thirds of Generation Z decide whether or not they’d like to work for a company within just five minutes, according to new research. Office specialist Powwonow surveyed a number of 18 to 23-year olds, also known as Generation Z or Gen Z, to find out how long it takes for younger workers to […]
The 10 deadly interview sins
Limp handshakes, bad hygiene and flirting have all been highlighted in a list of the top 10 deadly interview sins. The list has been compiled by the team London Offices, who have revealed what will turn off a potential employer from hiring you. “Making a good first impression is vital to having a successful interview,” […]
Workers expected to feel inflation pinch up until Christmas
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 […]