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The stress of taking time off

Why is it so stressful to take time off work – both before and after your holiday? Advice included for employers and employees alike… We’re all encouraged to book breaks from work and with good reason. Holidays (whether spent at home or away) are necessary to help us unwind and restore our productivity and focus…. Read More


The over-50s & 60s employment boom

How employees in their over-50s are changing our current and future employment landscape… Did you know that… Professionals in their 50s and 60s are largely driving the nation’s record employment? 76% of ‘eligible’ job candidates are currently working. More than 80% of new UK roles were filled by employees aged over 50 ‘in the past… Read More


The most Googled jobs…

Which are the most Googled jobs of the past year? There’s always something intriguing about the ‘most searched for’ lists and there’s something all the more intriguing about the most frequently searched for jobs. It’s not just because we’re recruitment specialists either! Rather, it’s that intrigue about the careers that other people want to pursue… Read More


Forced into side hustles

Why do employees opt to work in so-called side hustles? Is it by choice or is there something else forcing their decisions? If you read our recent salary news roundup, you’ll know that more than 1/2 of professionals are finding it difficult to meet their financial needs on a monthly basis. So, it’s of little… Read More


Top most wanted trainee skills

Which trainee skills are employers on the lookout for? Today’s stat source quotes the ACCA, which means the original research was exploring the accounting sector. But don’t disappear just yet! Even if you’re not looking to work in the finance field (which happens to be a prominent local employment sector), you’ll see just how many… Read More


No time for a holiday?

Are you one of the many Brits that’s too overloaded at work to use your holiday entitlement this year? Or perhaps there’s another reason you won’t be booking much time off? This is something of an annual issue. 44% of British professionals opted not to use their full holiday allowance in 2018 – and almost… Read More


The latest salary news

Sharing four of the latest salary news findings. How many of these ongoing issues can you relate to? 1) The monthly money struggle Source: onrec The majority of people (64%) are working beyond their contractual hours. Yet more than half of employees (55.1%) are struggling to meet their financial needs at the end of each… Read More


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