The world of employment has vastly changed over the years and in contrast to the recent credit crunch, it has now picked back up and as a result there are skills shortages existing in many industries. Recruitment has changed too. It is no longer a case of just advertising a job in your local job centre and waiting for CV’s to arrive, it is now about finding innovative ways to track down those talented people who will help grow your business.… Read more
Being a freelancer can be unpredictable at times. There will be weeks where you are inundated with projects and feel like you are burning the midnight oil more than you would like. Then you will an encounter a stark, scary contrast when your inbox is so quiet you find yourself sending test emails to make sure it is actually working.
However the quiet times can be really productive and not necessarily down time. It is all about knowing what to do with the time when you have it.… Read more
There has been the misconception for some time that unless you work the standard 9-5 hours, you are not really working. This is far from the truth and the world of work is changing and becoming more flexible than ever before. We are beginning to realise the importance of a work life balance; people have family commitments, appointments….or let’s face it, most of us just get tired of the whole daily routine.
With the new legislation on flexible working, which allows employees to make a request to work flexibly, an increasing number of employers are understanding that this can be a positive development for attracting and retaining staff.… Read more