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With increasing numbers of self employed workers in the UK, more and more of us are turning our business dreams into reality. According to the CIPD a “higher proportion of the self-employed (than employees) have the very highest levels of job satisfaction: they derive greater value from...

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recently announced that, for the first time, work-related stress anxiety or depression now accounts for over half of all working days lost due to ill health in Britain. In total, 15.4m working days were lost in 2017-18 as a result,...

We all dream of pursuing a fulfilling career, where we are valued and able to develop our skills. However, even if you enjoy your job, there can be workplaces challenges to overcome. Many employers understand the benefit of creating a happy workforce, but unfortunately many...

Universities are giving out more first class degrees than ever and have been warned that they risk slipping down in teaching quality rankings if this grade inflation is not controlled. The proportion of students getting first class degrees has doubled since the late 1990’s. For example,...

AAT have analysed the average working life in Britain today, and uncovered some surprising statistics! Here we go over some of the highlights. How does your career stack up? The Cold Hard Facts The average employee will spend 3515 days at work over the course of their working...

University prepares young people for the transition from adolescence into adulthood – but does it prepare them for the realities of working life? So you’ve had three amazing years at university. You’ve forged a new, independent identity, you’ve made lifelong friends and had some fantastic life...

An Office for National Statistics (ONS) survey has laid bare the gap between young peoples’ career dreams, and the often disappointing reality. By comparing the jobs that 16-21 year olds aspired to in 2011, and the jobs that 22-29 year olds are actually doing today, it has...

As a recruiter I’ve received, read and written thousands of CVs for candidates I have worked with, or represented and I wanted to share with you my top tips for writing a brilliant CV. The term CV comes from the Latin term curriculum vitae, which translates...

Over the duration of my career – both in recruitment and latterly my career coaching – I often get asked this: when is the best time to make a career move or consider a career change? This quote from JFK sums up my response. Your career is...

VICE meets up with Joe Nickell, a longtime paranormal investigator who’s been called the real-life Scully. We travel with him to Roswell, NM on the called the real-life Scully. We travel with him to Roswell, NM on the anniversary of the 1947 UFO Crash to...