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Employment and networking apps – consider, download or avoid?

For those seeking new opportunities, there are now various apps that promise to match you with the perfect job, employer and candidate – it’s effectively Tinder for the job market. That’s not just clever wordplay, Tinder has actually developed an app for people seeking employment, with the same blueprint as the divisive dating app. It’s…

Attract The Best Staff

There are many reasons why your job advertisement might not be getting the attention you expected; where the role’s located, the salary, or a simple shortage of talent are just a few examples. But sometimes, it’s for the simple reason that the advert is, for want of a better phrase, badly written. If you’ve ever…

Business New Year’s Resolutions

New Years Eve: the time to make resolutions that you’re going to stick to, and hopefully see results. And no, we’re not talking about dry January, joining a gym or finding the love of your life on Match.Com. New Year’s Resolutions are not the sole domain of your personal life. In fact, they’re the perfect…

6 ways to boost employee engagement in your company

A committed and invested workforce is important for the success of any business. It can help to increase productivity, boost retention rate and strengthen morale. Therefore, you need to focus on keeping your employees engaged and happy in their work and in your company. This is easily achievable if you put in some time, thought…

The Future of the “Office” in Leeds

The Future of the “Office” in Leeds

David Brent didn’t do a lot for the reputation of the UK’s office workers. Perhaps developments in the office layouts and technology are breaking down the “beige” image of the average office job. But it is still easy to overlook the economic importance and sheer size of the “office” sector. However, these often humble, uncelebrated…

Skydive

I have always enjoyed the outdoors. Marathons, sporting challenges, you name it, I’ve done it. Most recently I did a skydive. Nobody was surprised when I announced that I was planning to do this, as the saying goes: “Any idiot can fly a plane, but it takes a special kind of idiot to jump out…

What is DiSC Profiling?

What is DiSC Profiling?

What is DiSC? DiSC profiling is a form of psychometric profile… which is a fancy way of saying a personality test. This type of personality test is based on the work of William Houlton Marston who was also the creator of Wonder Woman! DiSC stands for Dominance, Influence, Support and Conscientiousness, we probably have a…