The Ultimate Guide To Office Etiquette For First Time Employees

For many millions of people all around the world, offices are at the centre of their working lives. From journalists to engineers, recruiters to charity workers, offices provide a place of work for people in every possible industry. However, for some, the world of office work can seem pretty alien. If you have just left … Continue reading “The Ultimate Guide To Office Etiquette For First Time Employees”

The 12 Rules of Giving Negative Feedback

The ability to give great feedback is one of the most underrated skills in business. So much emphasis is put on other technical and soft skills, and even where feedback is prioritized as a skill it tends to remain in the rather limited realm of ‘positive feedback’. While all feedback should be constructive, the ability … Continue reading “The 12 Rules of Giving Negative Feedback”

Do You Have What It Takes To Work On An Oil Rig?

If you’ve ever considered working on an oil rig you’ll need to know how to go about getting a job as a worker. In this infographic we take a look at the two main types of rig, we explore the skills you’ll need and offer information on the type of life style you can expect … Continue reading “Do You Have What It Takes To Work On An Oil Rig?”

The Dos And Don’ts Of Job Interviews

There’s an increasing amount of competition in the job market, and some roles receive hundreds of applications so it’s important for candidates to stand out from the crowd. The first stage is to make sure your CV really sells your skills on paper, enough to win you a face-to-face interview with a potential employer. If … Continue reading “The Dos And Don’ts Of Job Interviews”

10 Productivity Boosts Backed by Science

Making changes at work to become more productive is crucial for career progression, but it does require a certain amount of knowledge and effort to manage your time better and see positive results. However, help is at hand with some simple yet very effective strategies to help boost your productivity that have been proven to … Continue reading “10 Productivity Boosts Backed by Science”

How to Decode A Resume

A resume should stand out. It is the first chance for you to prove that you are qualified for the job. What most applicants don’t understand, however, is that filling a resume with buzzwords does not make you sound any more qualified. In might, in fact, hurt your chances of getting the job. It might … Continue reading “How to Decode A Resume”

Recruitment vs Strategic Talent Acquisition – Which is Better?

One of the pressing issues today is that more and more companies, especially those smaller firms, are having a hard time finding the right people to fill their vacant jobs. Although advancements in technology have now allowed recruiters to connect with job seekers more easily, there are still some issues that these tools cannot easily … Continue reading “Recruitment vs Strategic Talent Acquisition – Which is Better?”

Why SMART Goals are Important to Project Success

An important factor in taking your career to the next level is goal-setting, because objectives will keep you focused on important tasks and motivate you to strive for excellence. Goals will also improve your project’s success by setting smaller daily tasks to accomplish a larger objective. By writing your goals down and sharing them with … Continue reading “Why SMART Goals are Important to Project Success”

Why Using Numbers on Your CV is So Important

When you are drawing up your CV ready to send out to prospective employers, it can be very easy to overlook adding figures to your information. You can be so wrapped up in the style, grammar and format of your layout that forgetting to say how much time or money you saved your company can … Continue reading “Why Using Numbers on Your CV is So Important”

Create an Inspiring Workplace in 2017

When you think about work, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Is it co-workers (both the good ones and the bad ones)? Or do you get overwhelmed with thoughts of deadlines and projects? When you walk into your office do you feel deflated—or exalted?  If your office leaves you feeling less than inspired, … Continue reading “Create an Inspiring Workplace in 2017”