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Archive for February, 2013

Workplace Disputes – and How to Handle Them »

A demanding boss, difficult clients, obstructive colleagues – the workplace can be fraught with problems. So what should you do next time you’re faced with a difficult situation? We asked the career experts for their advice. 1. You clash with a colleague You are not paid to like everyone at work – but you are […]

Oscar Winners – Alternative Career Paths »

Award season is upon us! It is the time of year when all of Hollywood get together to celebrate success.  We researched what the actors were interested in BEFORE they turned to the bright lights and the big city.  You may be surprised at what we found. Jennifer Lawrence – As an Oscar winner, Jennifer […]

Calling All London Jobseekers! »

We need you! On Saturday March 16th, we are holding a user lab event for London based job seekers. During the sessions (either 12pm until 2:30pm or 3pm until 5:30pm), we will ask you to provide as much feedback as possible. We want to know what grinds your gears! Lunch and refreshments will be provided. […]

Help… the boss is flirting with me! »

A pat on the back, compliments, a jokey remark – what can start out as seemingly friendly gestures can sometimes become a cause for concern. So what should you do if your boss is a little too friendly? We asked the career experts to share their advice. While most of us enjoy a little friendly […]

Three-in-Ten Workers Who Had Office Romances Married Their Co-Worker, Finds’s Valentine’s Day Survey »

Forty-eight per cent of workers had to keep their relationship a secret at work  LONDON, 14 February, 2013 – That Valentine from your coworker may be more than just a nice gesture this Valentine’s Day. Forty-one per cent of workers said they have dated a co-worker at least once over the course of their career; […]

10 Jobs With Flexible Schedules »

Last week, David Cameron announced that the government will extend the right of flexible working to all workers, not just parents with children. Parents will also be able to split what was once considered maternity time between themselves.  For those jobseekers who already have flexible schedules, this isn’t anything earth shattering. You already know the […]

6 jobs that pay the UK average wage »

The average full-time employee in the UK earns £26,200 according to the latest figures from the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings. We reveal five roles that pay around that, what it takes to get them and what kind of salary range to expect. Building Control Officer: £26,990 Building control officers oversee the planning, construction […]

Who’s hiring in February? »

According to CareerBuilder’s first annual job forecast for the ten largest world economies, European nations continue to battle another recession. The global decline further exacerbated the effects of austerity measures designed to manage down debt. While 30 per cent of UK employers plan to hire this year, 21 per cent are anticipating a decline for […]