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career advice
what is the glass cliff featured
30
May

How to navigate the glass cliff

When women in business finally shatter the glass ceiling, they are swiftly introduced to the glass cliff. This phenomenon describes how high-performing women promoted during times of company turmoil, when risk of failure is the greatest. Women are then more likely to be challenged by male investors, given less time to turn things around than...
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Louise Findlay-Wilson career advice featured
22
May

Top tips for getting ahead in your career

Louise Findlay-Wilson is the founder and Managing Director of the communications agency, Energy PR.  Married, with four children, Louise set up her first agency at the age of 26, grew it and sold it before establishing Energy in 1995.  She shares her advice for younger women setting out on their careers… Identifying just a few...
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angry coworker, disruptive behaviour featured
21
May

Working with difficult people

We’ve been working with people for nearly a century between the two of us! Horrendous thought. And people haven’t changed much: some are engaged and engaging, some are remote, some are fun, some are serious, some are most of the above at different times and the only connection between all the people we meet and...
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Career Comeback
16
May

Five opportunities for payroll professionals to raise their profile

Claire Treadwell, senior payroll product manager at Cascade HR speaks about how industry professionals can wow the wider business environment, in 2019… It’s what you know… It may be an age-old saying, but there’s a lot of truth in the phrase ‘knowledge is power’. In a seemingly volatile business environment – being continually rocked with...
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motivation, keeping staff in new year
03
May

Eight ways to stay motivated in your career all year round

According to a YouGov survey, priorities for 2019 included travel, getting a promotion or pay rise, followed by the resolution to improve mental health. This also includes people looking to eat better, exercise more, care for themselves better, learn new skills and get a new job. However, a survey conducted by Investors People had found...
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Dealing with invisible illness featured
30
Apr

Maintaining a successful career while dealing with an invisible illness

Having an invisible illness can be extremely difficult in the workplace as it can be hard for your managers and colleagues to understand and empathise with the intense pain you’re suffering when you look perfectly healthy on the outside. I suffer with Sickle Cell Disease, a blood disorder which means that blood cells, unlike normal...
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female-graduate-looking-for-a-graduate-job-featured
19
Apr

Sign of the times: jobs that are dying out

It’s not for anyone to say what career path you should choose but it’s probably a good idea to get in the know when it comes to the job market. Browse jobs with us on The Job Auction if you’re curious what’s out there today. The future is already here and with it comes a...
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stressed
16
Apr

In the age of flexible working, why are we still so stressed?

  It is widely accepted that a happier, healthier workforce is a more productive, efficient workforce.  Yet increasingly the media paints a picture of a reality at odds with this; the Office of National Statistics has highlighted Britain’s poor productivity compared with other leading western economies. Stress is flourishing in high-pressure workplaces such as law firms, banks, and financial services companies. Work-life...
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