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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


Future job skills & work portfolios for all

Do you possess the three most vital future job skills? Plus why you may want to create a work portfolio regardless of your job role… If the name Matthew Taylor sounds familiar, it’s because he authored the Taylor Review. This is the ‘independent review of modern working practices.’ It explores the effects of new ways… Read More


Sustainability + staff retention

A focus on sustainability could increase employee retention rates for younger professionals… Thankfully, topics such as recycling, sustainability, and climate are now well and truly in mainstream discussion. The public has voted the environment as the ‘third most pressing issue facing the nation‘ in a recent YouGov poll. Brexit and health top the list. However,… Read More


The employee experience: what matters now?

Employers should be more aware of the employee experience, suggests national research… What is ’employee experience?’ Forbes defines this as “the sum of all interactions that an employee has with their employer during the duration of their employment relationship.” This comprises an employee’s ‘feelings, emotions and perceptions’ regarding every experience they have along the way;… Read More


Improving your workplace wellness

Wish you felt happier at work but have no idea what contributes to your workplace wellness? New findings from The Myers-Briggs Company could help. We recently discussed the fact workplace wellbeing appears to increase with age. The article cited a Myers-Briggs study that we’ll be returning to today. According to their findings… Your workplace wellness… Read More