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Has Working From Home Gone Too Far?

Given the chance, many people may choose to work from home from time to time. It appeals to those looking for flexibility in their daily working life, as well as ironing out variables that have been known to affect attendance in the office. The popularity of homeworking is on the rise as an easy, flexible…

Back To Work Dread

If you’re dreading returning to work after enjoying the festivities, the job may not be the problem, it turns out. Those feeling anxious and irritable about their first day back in the office may actually be suffering from symptoms of alcohol withdrawal. Dr Mark Wright, a consultant in liver medicine at University Hospital Southampton, said…

Everest… I Failed!

So anyone who has seen me in the last few weeks will have heard all about my trip to Nepal and Everest base camp. Yes Mark you’ve told us already (eyes glaze over). Well I’ve got a confession to make. I failed. No, I really did trek to base camp and no I didn’t get…

Linked In – why your headshot and profile matter

Linked In. If you’re seeking employment or looking to employ, it’s a platform you won’t want to ignore. When it comes to Linked In, we’ve seen everything from the bizarre and the brilliant, right through to the hilarious and then downright inappropriate. Here we take a look at why the wording of your Linked In profile…

Welcome to the Team! Introducing Nick Booth

This week we’d like to introduce you to Nick Booth, the newest member of the Headway Team. Nick isn’t from a recruitment background, and has a range of skills and experiences that we thought made him the perfect fit for our team.  Here we have a quick chat with Nick to find out more about…

Brand identity – hiring employees that fit

Any brand worth its salt has a clear brand identity. Integral core values and a strong ethos. It’s what makes every company unique. And it’s the reason why finding the perfect employees can feel like an impossible task. We all know the situation where a person is hired based on their skillsets and experience. They…

Millennials – recruiting Gen Y for your business

Millennials – they’ve got a pretty bad rap. But undeservedly so. It’s true that their values and expectations are rather different to those of previous generations. But the fact that you’ll need to adapt accordingly is no bad thing. Baby Boomers are now approaching retirement, and Gen X is ageing. The fact is that Millennials,…

Corporate social responsibility – why it matters

The idea of responsible business isn’t a new one, but it’s gained a lot of traction in recent years. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a term that’s recognised worldwide. Broadly speaking, it demonstrates the moral and ethical obligations of a company towards their employees, the environment, the economy and society. There are so many ways…

Starting a new job- how to have the best start

Starting a new job can be a daunting prospect. Maybe you’re raring to go and can’t wait to get started, or maybe you’re just plain nervous. Most likely, it’s a bit of both; and understandably so. Whilst taking the next step on the career ladder is an exciting prospect, a new job will affect almost…