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The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) has reported an increase in the number of businesses and individuals benefiting from social services apprenticeships across the country. From 2012/13 to 2013/14 there was an increase of more than 10% in the number of modern apprenticeship (MA) registrations in social services, from just…
Email addiction is a growing problem and needs to be tackled to improve the health of the nation, claims one of the UK’s top email experts. Professor Tom Jackson from Loughborough University has done extensive research on the impact of work email on health and mental wellbeing. His findings show…
Keele University and the University Hospitals of North Midlands are running a series of one-day Summer Schools for young learners interested in a career in healthcare. The programme is designed to provide year 10, 11 and 12 students, who are interested in becoming tomorrow's healthcare professionals and give an opportunity…
A new survey from social care recruiter Randstad Care has established social care professionals are cumulatively missing out on £10bn a year in the unpaid time it takes to get to work. As workers are forced further out into the suburbs, and commutes grow longer, the 2 million people who…
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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.