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THE NEXT STEP IN YOUR CAREER

Almost half (44%) of the British public have either had or are going through a ‘life crisis’, a poll recently commissioned by The Open University has revealed. To help people restore their personal balance, The Open University is urging people to discover their ‘Plan P - their ‘Passion Plan’ -…
Workers are being urged to make sure they are paid the new national living wage after research revealed a third of people never check their payslips. The new rate of £7.20 an hour comes into force on April 1 for workers aged over 25, giving more than a million low-paid…
A £5,000 joining bonus, extra holidays, discounted wine and free food and booze are among the perks being offered by some firms, according to a new study. A survey by jobs site Glassdoor found that other benefits included an annual outing to the cinema for staff and their families, free…
Millions of workers put in £31.5 billion of unpaid overtime last year, a new study has shown. More than five million people worked an average of 7.7 extra hours a week without pay, worth over £6,000 each, said the TUC. Workers aged 40 to 44 were most likely to do…
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Dress for success

suitTop tips for interview attire

Although some companies have relaxed their dress code for employees, many still expect a professional look in interviews for new recruits. Here we look at why it is still important to companies.

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Resigning with class!

resigning150x100How to resign diplomatically

Are you preparing to resign from your current job? Some job seekers have a hard time doing so, either because they love the job and their colleagues or because they can't stand the job and can't wait to leave. 

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When the workplace is a hell place

unhappyBullying & harassment at work

Founder of Just Fight On, Jo-Anne Brown, spoke exclusively to us about bullying and harassment in the workplace. Bullying only happens to weak people. It only happens in school playgrounds.

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