Switching off and taking a break from work….

In a world full of technology, being able to switch off and take a break is becoming harder as we are always connected through our phones, tablets, social media and laptops. If you are like me then you will no doubt find it hard to relax out of work and take a break....

How effective is your CV when applying for a new job?

When applying for a new job, having a good CV is pivotal as it could be the difference between you getting an interview and not getting one. You should never just have one CV and fire it out to as many jobs as possible as this will result in hardly any interview...

How to be smart and successful in the job market

If you are always predictable in your career choices and career path, then you won’t necessarily get to where you want to be. However, where your career is concerned, sometimes taking risks can seem stupid. After all, you’ve spent years building your career and you...

Are your employees leaving? What should you do?

Your employees are jumping ship and you’re questioning everything from salary to dress down Friday. Was it something you did or said? It is common place for a certain percentage of staff to leave, however if this number is over and above what is classed as normal then...

What are the benefits of Remote working?

It is now commonplace for a lot of experienced employees to work remotely from home. It not only enables you to hire exceptional staff from all over the UK, Europe or even the rest of the World, but also enables your business to evolve with your staff and their...

How to avoid burning out when you start a new job!

When you start your new job, there is a lot to take in from inductions and training, to learning all about your new colleagues and the business you are now working for. Don’t push yourself too hard, make sure you get that all important “work / life” balance just...

How to get through the first day as a new manager!

If this is the first time for you leading a team, it can be a daunting time. So, weather you are managing a small or large team you should always have an initial meeting with them on day one, but what will the agenda be? Should you prepare a big “speech”? How should...

The Rights & Wrongs of the Job Application Process

A recent survey and report from Indeed suggests that as a job seeker you should pay attention to the whole job application process from application through to interview. They spoke to 1000 Small businesses to see what they look for in an application, CV, and at...

What recruitment methods work for you?

Weather you do a traditional interview and offer or are looking to try the new escape rooms or speed dating style recruitment methods. Finding out what works for you and your business is key to securing the best talent around. Tried and tested interviews Advertising a...