Women Who Want to Improve Their Job Interview Game

Interview tips – what are your potential employers looking for in 2019?

Interviews are notoriously nerve-racking. It’s incredibly stressful preparing endless answers to all manner of possible questions in our minds, and worrying about what we’re going to be judged on. So how do we prepare for a successful interview? The last thing you need is to turn up burnt-out. The following will help you to arrive...
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New Year, New Me | Making sure your team feels motivated from month one

By Aliya Vigor-Robertson, co-founder of JourneyHR January can be a challenging time for staff. The excitement of Christmas is over, the New Year has been rung in, and people are back to work. For some businesses it can be an especially critical time to keep their people on board and motivated.  Departures can in some...
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How to know if you’ve made the right hire

No business sets out to make a bad hire. However, between the first application and the last interview, it’s extraordinarily easy to make a mistake. Whether interactions with Candidates start to shift the original requirements or you have so much on your plate that you rush through the process, it’s not uncommon for managers to...
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An employer to an employer | The do’s and don’ts of the Christmas party

When you think of Christmas, what are the first things that you think of? Family, pigs in blankets and enjoyable gifts, or rowdy-Christmas parties that always end in disaster? Here is some of the best advice that you can have when it comes to hosting a Christmas party, with some tips from great business leaders....
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Be proactive, not reactive | How women can work with their employer to get better mental health support

By Liz Walker, HR Director, Unum UK Mental health problems affect both men and women but not always in equal measure. In fact, Unum UK’s claims experience suggests younger women are more likely to claim sickness absence from work for mental health reasons than male counterparts. Without the correct support, working conditions and environment, mental...
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How to become an indispensable employee

You’re adaptable, you’re enthusiastic, you never say no. Sound familiar? But, what do you actually do? I recently found myself in a position where I hired a new team member. I was really organised – I’d outlined exactly what I needed her to do, and when, and how. I had followed my probation training guidelines...
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What you need to know when employing your first nanny

A good nanny can be a great asset to working families. The peace of mind that your child is being given undivided one-on-one attention while you are at work is a strong factor in choosing this more costly form of childcare over others. Apart from the individual attention your little one will receive, there are...
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One million employers enrol staff into a workplace pension

One million UK employers have enrolled staff into a workplace pension, helping more than nine million employees save towards retirement. The new figures, released by The Pension Regulator, show that over 600,000 employers have complied with their duties in the past year alone. However, the deadline is approaching for the remaining 150,000 employers to enrol...
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