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A staggering 76.5% of professionals in the care sector confess to replying to work-related emails, or making work-related calls in their free time. What’s more, over one in three (38.5%) admit that they check their phone for work purposes immediately before they go to sleep, and as soon as they…
Three out of five people have taken a second-choice job offer because their preferred employer took too long to give them an answer, according to a new study.Research by recruiters Robert Half also found that almost a third of candidates who attended a job interview waited more than six weeks…
A new website designed to encourage people to consider taking up a career in childcare in Scotland has been launched today. The website, developed the website in partnership with the Scottish Social Services Council, Skills Development Scotland, the Care Inspectorate and Smarter Scotland (Scottish Government), shows how someone can build…
Ministers have been urged to close a loophole which allows agency workers to be paid less than permanent members of staff. Labour's Stephanie Peacock (Barnsley East) said agency work had "boomed", but that the workers were "some of the most exploited in our economy". Her Employment and Workers' Rights Bill,…
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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.


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. 


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.