Monthly Archives: February 2011

More people working unpaid overtime than ever before

Figures from the Trades Union Congress  (TUC) show that a record 5.26 million people worked unpaid overtime last year – the highest since records began in 1992. Over one in…

Nationwide looks for apprentices and wants women to apply

Nationwide, the UK’s leading fixed-site and mobile vehicle repairer, has today launched its 2011 apprentice recruitment drive across the country with a call for more young women to consider a…

If you want to be happy at work – deselect yourself.

One of the worst things that can happen to you is being in a job that you dislike. No matter how many hours you work if your jobs makes you…

Romance blossoms at work

It is hardly surprising that when we spend the majority of our lives at work that more and more of us are meeting our partners at work. A survey of…

44% of business professionals say they work for a relegation zone manager

According to a new study released, 44% of employees say that their bosses’ management style is the same as relegation zone Wolverhampton manager, Mick McCarthy, or dismissed Liverpool manager, Roy…

Lookism the New Prejudice

If you are looking to work in a small or medium size employer (SME), be warned, it is not your answers that you need to brush up. No! You’ll be…

Interview Preparation

We investigate how to predict the questions an interviewer may ask you and how to answer them It used to be normal for interviews to consist of a series of…

Job Swapping

We investigate how swapping jobs can add value to a CV and lead to career success. The changing of the seasons is sometimes viewed as an opportunity for assessment, appraisal…

Dealing with Rejection

You put a lot of work in to your application; you thoroughly researched the company; and know that you performed well in the interview. But you still didn’t get the…

Working with a Recruitment Consultant

One of the realities of professional life is that if you want to build a successful career it won’t be long before you become involved with the recruitment industry. Recruitment…