Mental Health Awareness Week

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Mental Health Awareness Week Mental illness has become a big talking point after the realisation of the scale of the problem and the number of people that it affects. As a result, new methods to help break the stigma surrounding mental health need to be implemented.   Within a workplace environment, it is vital that… Continue reading

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How to handle a job interview

How to handle a job interview Interviews can be stressful and difficult for a lot of people, even the most outgoing person can feel the pressure of being analysed as a candidate for a job and having to make a good first impression. To help you compartmentalise important elements of the interview process, High Performance… Continue reading

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Phased retirement better for wellbeing

_ _ _ Employers are being urged to be more supportive of their employees entering retirement, particularly in regards to the timing and control individuals have on the decision. Wellbeing and mental health is effected greatly by this control, older workers should be given the opportunity of a ‘bridge’ job to make it a slower… Continue reading

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Are 70% of UK staff only one step from resignation?

___     A recent GCS recruitment survey has found that up to 70% of workers in the UK are passive jobseekers, meaning that as they continue in their current roles they are open to considering new positions. This fact, along with other troubling statistics, show that employee satisfaction may not be in the best… Continue reading

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Employee wellbeing is about business results: the proof

There is a growing awareness of the impact that employee wellbeing programmes have on individuals, businesses, the economy and society. Along with this, interest has grown in the investment community in wellbeing as a leading indicator of financial performance and market value. Helen Wright explains how linking wellbeing to business objectives boosts performance, engagement and employer… Continue reading

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