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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Sep 242016
How to Convince Your Boss to Invest in You

With UK spending on corporate training on the upsurge, now is a good time to convince your employer to fund your education. According to UK Corporate Learning Factbook from Bersin by Deloitte, spending on corporate learning and development (L&D) initiatives grew by 11 percent to an average of £1,068 per learner. Employer-funded training is a

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