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Month: April 2018

Workplace problems: lack of employee training

Monday, April 30th, 2018

Richard Branson famously said once: “Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want to.”   A lack of employee training can lead to significantly negative side effects for the workplace and the overall business. Here are just some of them:   Low morale Most employees like to [Read more…]

Tricks to stop spending all of your time on email

Monday, April 30th, 2018

If you’re an office worker, you may find it unsurprising that we spend an average of 4.1 hours a day checking work emails – that’s more than 20 hours a week and more that 1000 hours a year.   All that time spent reading, replying, scrolling, forwarding, CCing and crafting those perfectly worded emails is [Read more…]

Should you go back to college? Things to consider

Monday, April 30th, 2018

Studying as an adult can bring you enormous benefits, whether you want to change your career, gain skills to get that promotion or learn something that interests you just for the fun of it. Going back to college could lead to:   Improvements in physical and mental well-being Increased confidence and positive attitude Career progression General life satisfaction [Read more…]

Career Guide: Exciting jobs in IT and Computing

Monday, April 30th, 2018

The technology industry is growing at a faster rate than almost any other. In the UK, technology businesses are growing 2x faster than non-digital businesses and in London, a new technology business is born on average every single hour. The demand for jobseekers with IT and Computing skills is growing – but what kinds of [Read more…]

A guide to modern interviews: video calls and prescreenings

Monday, April 30th, 2018

Recruiters are increasingly using video interviews and video prescreenings, but do you know the difference? And do you know how to conduct yourself professionally on camera to maximise your chances of making it to the next round of interviews?   Having a round of video interviews before recruiters meet candidates face-to-face has become commonplace in [Read more…]

Nexperia UK Ltd launch a Manufacturing Lean Skills Academy for its workforce supported by an innovative apprenticeship recruitment programme

Friday, April 6th, 2018

A global company specialising in semiconductor components for the automotive industry is launching a training programme supported by a major recruitment for its Stockport plant – creating jobs for young people in the local area and developing its current 630-strong workforce. Nexperia UK Ltd have partnered with leading workforce development and lean implementation specialists Sigma [Read more…]