Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Finding the best accountant for your business

There are many reasons why people hire accountants for their business. From simply hiring the 'numbers guy' to finding a solution to financial challenges in the business, an in-house accountant is a vital part of any establishment. Having a local bookkeeper is crucial to business function and you need to look for the right person for the job.

Finding the best accountant for your business

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

UK - Understanding discrimination in the workplace

Zee Hussain, employment partner at Simpson Millar explains what constitutes discrimination in the workplace whilst providing practical guidance on how to avoid it.

Jonas Gutierrez Case: Understanding discrimination in the workplace and how to avoid it

Global recruiting trends of 2016

What does 2016 have in store for the future of recruitment?

Global recruiting trends of 2016

5 Ways to Cope with Financial and Work Related Stress and Anxiety

Everyone has bad days or feels a bit down from time to time. It's perfectly normal and a typical response to the everyday stress of work and life in general. However, if you are continually under stress because of workplace issues or
financial worries, it will soon begin to impact on your health in a serious way. So if this sounds like your current situation, here are a few tips to help you through this difficult time.

5 Ways to Cope with Financial and Work Related Stress and Anxiety

Friday, December 04, 2015

A manager’s guide to promoting positive mental health

With around one quarter of the UK population expected to encounter a mental health issue within their lifetime, it is clear that managing this societal challenge will require a team effort.

A manager’s guide to promoting positive mental health

How to Spice Up Your Resume for a Holiday Job Search

Scores of people try to land a holiday job, so it's a good idea to do everything you can to make yourself stand out from the competition.

How to Spice Up Your Resume for a Holiday Job Search

Thursday, December 03, 2015

6 Ways to Retooling your Recruitment Process

For financial services recruiters, hiring new staff and replacing existing ones can be an expensive process.

6 Ways to Retooling your Recruitment Process

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Physio Med Helps John Lewis Partnership Save 41,000 Working Days

Physio Med Helps John Lewis Partnership Save 41,000 Working Days

Case Study - 96% of staff maintained at or returned to work.

Top Financial Careers to Aspire for

There are some absolutely brilliant, interesting and rewarding jobs in the finance sector including financial planning, corporate finance, insurance, investment banking, and real estate.

Top Financial Careers to Aspire for

Saturday, November 21, 2015

UK - Gender Pay Gap

Kate Winslet has been heavily criticised for her unhelpful comments and outdated opinions as gender inequality is still a big issue.

Millionaire actress calls gender pay gap discussions "vulgar"

Friday, October 30, 2015

How to Eliminate Accidents in the Office

Workplace safety policies can often be a source of annoyance or the butt of jokes, but we still understand that they're a vital part of any thriving work environment.

How to Eliminate Accidents in the Office

Health Benefit Packages

Research has shown that not only does a good health benefits package both help to attract employees to a company, it also helps to retain existing staff.

The Importance Of Offering Health Benefit Packages To Improve Employee Efficiency

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

10 Reasons Why You Should Always Listen To Your Customers

It is more important than ever to listen to your customers - and if you've ever checked TripAdvisor you'll realise why. These days, thanks to social media and the internet, customers have a louder voice than ever before. Sites like Twitter also enable angry customers to make their thoughts heard, and it's
important that businesses deal with these grievances, acknowledge, and act if they are going to keep their customers happy. So why should businesses listen to their customers? Here are 10 reasons:

10 Reasons Why You Should Always Listen To Your Customers

Monday, October 12, 2015

USA - Cybersecurity and Privacy

For any cybersecurity or privacy expert coming to work in the United States (US) from the European Union (EU), there are some key differences in privacy and security matters to keep in mind.

Cybersecurity professionals and businesses in the field seeking to set up in the US

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Careers in the Entertainment Industry

It may not necessarily be that you're camera shy, but that you prefer the space and privacy to create great work that others can bring to life.

Career: Don’t Want The Spotlight? Okay. There Are Plenty Of Options In The Entertainment Business.

A career in data management- how lucrative is it?

Management of data is a very complex process that involves a lot of planning and organizing.

A career in data management- how lucrative is it?

Sunday, October 04, 2015

Now is the Time for Mobile Recruitment

Humanity is addicted to phones. Almost every person in the UK owns one and a recent study revealed that 91% of adults have a mobile phone within arms reach twenty-four hours a day.

So, if these devices are so central to humanity's lives, then why are so many recruiters and HR professionals not putting mobile at the core of their recruitment strategy?

Now is the Time for Mobile Recruitment

Saturday, October 03, 2015

Career as Energy Efficiency Program Manager

One of the ways you can be involved in energy saving programs is as a program manager.

Career as Energy Efficiency Program Manager

X Personality Traits That Make an Effective Leader

Wondering whether you have the personality traits of an effective leader? Keep reading for the top four.

X Personality Traits That Make an Effective Leader

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Top five ambitious career paths for graduates

We've picked out five ambitious paths that show you can aim high and thrive as a graduate in the jobs market.

Top five ambitious career paths for graduates

Monday, September 14, 2015

Popular career paths in finance that are really good

Contrary to popular opinion, careers in finance and business are not always about money.

Popular career paths in finance that are really good

Travel agents assist their clients to make all the arrangements required for the best possible experience in business and leisure travel.

Feed Your Passion for Adventure - Become a Travel Agent

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Avoid These Start Up HR Mistakes

So, you have a great business idea and you want to follow it through. You are smart, and you have a good team behind you. What could possibly go wrong?

Avoid These Start Up HR Mistakes

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Travel Incentives - Why HR must get them right

Money spent on incentivising staff is an investment and it's an investment in the most important aspect of any company, the people who work for it.

Travel Incentives - Why HR must get them right

Friday, September 04, 2015

Retaining your talent through flexible working

The office has changed dramatically over the past decade. The days of employees adapting to suit the needs of the company are well and truly over. Today people want their office lives to mould around their working lives, not the other way around. Employees desire and strive for a work/life balance.

Retaining your talent through flexible working

Pursue a Bright Career in Conveyancing

If you are interested in pursuing a career in property related law and if you get immense satisfaction in assisting people in fulfilling their dreams and aspirations, you could consider pursuing a career in conveyancing.

Pursue a Bright Career in Conveyancing

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Five weird but wonderful careers

Dream jobs are often unique, somewhat unconventional and can be a little wild and they make people wonder about how much fun it would be to do them compared to what they usually do on their daily grind.

Five weird but wonderful careers

Monday, August 24, 2015

USA - Digital innovations being welcomed news for the immigration system

Last month, the Office of Management and Budget released a plan for modernizing and streamlining the legal immigration system. Much of the focus was on the potential positive impact of digital innovation.

Digital innovations being welcomed news for the immigration system

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Thought Provoking Leadership

Business owners and executives beware, if you are not constantly refining how you think and how well you think, you are probably falling behind.

Thought Provoking Leadership

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

The Luxury Of Open Innovation

Open innovation looks beyond internal ideas for innovation, exploring new and external routes to market and means of demarcating brands from competitors.

The Luxury Of Open Innovation

Saturday, August 15, 2015

The Senior-Level Interview: the Pitfalls and Red Herrings

Recruiting a new employee is not always easy, and it's made even more difficult if the company is looking to fill senior roles such as finance jobs.

The Senior-Level Interview: the Pitfalls and Red Herrings

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

The Female Addiction Trap that is killing your career

Susie Heath argues that women have been holding themselves back with excuses whilst men 'grab the bull by the horns' and it's time for us to change.

The Female Addiction Trap that is killing your career

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Sunday, August 02, 2015

Tip for Internet Marketers: Don't Build your Career on a Single Skill

Every team can do better with copywriters - their instant creativity and ability to come up with content at the drop of a hat is amazing.

Tip for Internet Marketers: Don't Build your Career on a Single Skill

Two Surprising Skills That Can Help You Excel in a Customer Service Center Role

When you think of a role in customer service what sort of skills do you tend to imagine would be necessary?

Two Surprising Skills That Can Help You Excel in a Customer Service Center Role

Recruiting For Call Centers - Skills to Look For

When recruiting for a call center, look out for people with these skills and traits, as they are the kind who will do very well on this career path!

Recruiting For Call Centers - Skills to Look For

Monday, July 13, 2015

How leaving the EU could affect British business’ recruitment

Following the Conservative Party’s surprise victory in the recent UK general election, Prime Minister David Cameron moved quickly to introduce a raft of reforms outlined in his party’s manifesto and pre-election pledges. Amongst these changes, and perhaps most controversial both at home and abroad, is Mr Cameron’s ambition to renegotiate the terms of the UK’s relationship with the European Union in anticipation of the promised in-out referendum by 2017.

How leaving the EU could affect British business’ recruitment

Five US immigration obstacles faced by companies expanding to the US

Attracted to its vast market, creative class and entrepreneurial spirit, many foreign companies identify expanding to the US as the next logical, and often necessary, step in the growth of their businesses. This can be an exciting, yet demanding, undertaking. One challenge often overlooked until late into the
process is the US visa and immigration aspect. It is critical to understand that a foreign business owner or employee will need the appropriate visa in place prior to traveling to the US to be able to work. This is true not only for those who will stay in the US for the long-term, but also for those who will be present only for the start-up phase of the expansion.

Five US immigration obstacles faced by companies expanding to the US

Monday, July 06, 2015

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

UK - The 1st July Rule Change on Holiday Pay Claims

The recent case of Bear Scotland Ltd v Fulton has been responsible for two important developments in the law relating to holiday pay.

The 1st July Rule Change on Holiday Pay Claims

A new approach: Leadership IS relationship

In his new book, Nigel Purse talks about the critical need for leaders to build trusting relationships with employees of all levels, and reveals the key conversations they need to have to do this.

A new approach: Leadership IS relationship

Friday, June 26, 2015

UK - Handling Accusations of Discrimination in the Workplace

Important points for employers to consider if ever faced with a discrimination or harassment case within their organisation.

Handling Accusations of Discrimination in the Workplace

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Must Have Skills for a Human Resources Manager

Do you feel you have what it takes to guide the development and growth of a company's human resources? Read on to see which skills are not negotiable for someone in HR.

Must Have Skills for a Human Resources Manager

Changing Nature of Human Resource Management

Here are some ways in which HR has changed in past years.

The Changing Nature of Human Resource Management

Employees Behaving Badly: UK Study Uncovers Office Habits

Surfing social media, printing CVs out at work and browsing the net are just some of the things that UK employees get up to during work hours, according to a study.

Employees Behaving Badly: UK Study Uncovers Office Habits

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Fitness Instructor Courses- Career as a Fitness Expert

The demand for fitness related activities has increased nowadays but, at the same time, the demand for proficient fitness trainers has also increased.

Fitness Instructor Courses- Career as a Fitness Expert

Monday, June 08, 2015

How to Build a Career as an Electrician in the UK

Being an electrician is a very practical and good career to choose because there will always be work to do either for yourself or for others.

How to Build a Career as an Electrician in the UK

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

How to Find the Right Management Qualification for your Career

Lift yourself out of a professional rut by attending a course or studying for a recognised qualification. Here’s how to find the course that best suits you and your career aspirations.

How to Find the Right Management Qualification for your Career

Thursday, April 30, 2015

What HR/Management professionals can learn from the likes of Gucci

What is the real story about management in the fashion industry? How is it that they achieve and maintain such high levels of performance in such a demanding environment?

What HR/Management professionals can learn from the likes of Gucci

An engineering career

An undergraduate or graduate engineering degree equips you with a transferable skill set. These skills are applicable in a wide range of career paths and are effective in various industries. Skills such as quantitative analysis and critical thinking are highly sought-after by employers, hence engineers are very much in demand and easily employable.

A Glimpse into Engineering as a Career

Saturday, March 21, 2015

UK - National Minimum Wage Increases

The adult (aged 21 and over) minimum wage rate will increase from £6.50 to £6.70 an hour in October.

National Minimum Wage Increases

Friday, March 20, 2015

Looking to the future - are your feet on the ground or in the clouds?

In this article, Mark McKergow explores the various ways in which managers and leaders view the future including the dreamer, the realist, the business planner and the host.

Looking to the future - are your feet on the ground or in the clouds?

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

A Career in Writing Wills

Careers in will writing can be really fruitful if you have the ability to multi-task well and be a complete team player.

A Career in Writing Wills

Essential Skills for Joining and Maintaining Salesforce Jobs

Are you just starting your career, or do you want to upgrade your career within Salesforce jobs?

Essential Skills for Joining and Maintaining Salesforce Jobs

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Saturday, March 07, 2015

How to have a great first day at the new job

Finding a job can be tough. It takes forever to search for the right position, apply, interview and finally get an offer. Perhaps that’s why the first day at your new job can be exciting or even nerve-wracking.

How to have a great first day at the new job

Friday, February 27, 2015

Shape a Strong Career in the Field of Reselling Retail Digital Signage

Are you in a dilemma about your career and still have not decided? You can think of a profession as a reseller in retail digital signage.

Shape a Strong Career in the Field of Reselling Retail Digital Signage

Friday, February 06, 2015

What Does Building a Strong Career as a Remote DBA Expert Entail?

Database Administration is an IT profession in which all the work involved relates to the database of a particular organization.

What Does Building a Strong Career as a Remote DBA Expert Entail?

Saturday, January 17, 2015

9 Tips to Advance Your Career and Rise in the Corporate Ladder

If you want to progress within the corporate ladder and rise within your company, or in a different company, you have to start thinking about how to consciously go about accomplishing that goal.

9 Tips to Advance Your Career and Rise in the Corporate Ladder

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Recruitment - Is Retention the Real Minefield?

In the third of a series of articles, Tony Brookes, Sales Director, Vacancy Filler Recruitment Software argues that effective Performance and Talent Management systems should be in place so that the candidate, who has been carefully selected, can be nurtured throughout their career.

Recruitment - Is Retention the Real Minefield?

USA - Sleep and Stress

A new GCC Insights study, compiled by international employee health and performance organisation Global Corporate Challenge (GCC), reveals that 1 in every 5 workers is sleep deprived*, and that those who sleep poorly are 54% more likely to experience stress in their job. (News Release)

Stress, fatigue and reduced productivity: the true cost of sleepless workers revealed

UK - The Freelance Factor

The working environment has changed drastically in the last ten years as technological advances have increasingly empowered today's workers to become increasingly global, mobile and flexible.

X'ploring the freelance factor: why your best workers may not always be your employees