Jun 062018
 
How to Ace a Stress Interview

Around 64 percent of UK employees face stressful situations at work, with most of them working overtime, through the weekends and holidays, according to a recent YouGov study. Workplace stress is common and it often affects employee productivity. Hence, most employers prefer hiring candidates who are good at handling stress. To that end, some employers

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May 082018
 
Employee Perks in the UK: What are the Trends?

Different employers may have different reasons to offer perks and benefits. According to the sixth Aon Employee Benefits and Trends survey, around 30 percent UK employers offer perks to ‘meet market norms’, 23 percent to retain talent, 11 percent to attract new talents, and another 23 percent to increase productivity and employee engagement. Whatever the

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Mar 162017
 
Advantages and Disadvantages of Online Education for Your Career

Past few years have seen more students enrolling in online courses, thanks to increasing acceptance of online degrees by employers. Also, more and more employers are training their employees through e-learning. According to a recent report by IBIS Capital, nearly 50 percent of Fortune 500 companies now use e-learning to train their employees. If you

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Feb 162017
 
Hot & Trendy Professions to Look Out for in the UK

Due to a growing skill shortage in certain sectors, nearly 50 percent of the UK employers are likely to face difficulty finding suitable candidates for permanent job positions in 2017, says a recent study by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). The demand for skilled engineers, teachers, nurses, and chefs may continue to increase; meanwhile

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Jan 182017
 
UK Job Market in 2017 - What to Expect?

Overall, the UK job market remained buoyant in 2016 in the face of uncertainty, especially after Britain’s vote to exit from the European Union. The immediate aftermath of Brexit had many experts predicting a big gloomy cloud over the UK job market, but a new report shows available vacancies were up 17 percent year-over-year in

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Oct 232016
 
What a Modern CV Should Look Like?

Hiring managers in the UK spend only 8.8 seconds looking at a CV to decide whether the candidate should be considered, says a recent study by The National Citizen Service. With the recruiters’ attention span falling, a modern CV must have this ability to make an immediate impression. So what a modern CV should look

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