Why apprentices are becoming more employable than graduates

__       The shift in employers perceptions of apprenticeships has been a theme of the changing business world over the past few years. Apprentices are now, for many, more employable than graduates. This fact means many young people are favouring this route into their chosen profession over a degree.     They more… Continue reading

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HR set to be the powerhouse of any business by 2020, according to Samsung

– __ According to new research by Samsung, HR is destined to become the most influential department in the future world of business. The study defined that by 2020, due to a number of societal and technological changes, HR will be even more elevated in importance to how companies operate. Attention must be given to… Continue reading

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Less than 10 per cent of employees feel comfortable disclosing mental health problems

_ _ __ According to new research by Legal & General just 1 in 10 employees are comfortable talking about mental health to their managers. However 78% of managers believe their staff are comfortable having mental health discussions at work, highlighting a massive lack of awareness for this issue. – – 4% of the 2,000… Continue reading

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5 shocking reasons that made employees quit on the spot

A common theme on our website is how when management show good quality leadership it benefits the whole company, none has ever been successful without a firm but understanding and approachable boss. Here are the top 5 most shocking reasons an employee has quit their job;       1. Not being given time off to… Continue reading

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3 costly mistakes new managers can’t afford to make

__     Best-selling author and associate director for the Motivation Science Center at Columbia University Business School, Heidi Grant Halvorson shared her top 3 mistakes new managers make. The list appeared in her column for Harvard Business Review. Managers relationship with staff, skill set and overall personality are crucial to the success of a… Continue reading

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