The bizarre habits of employees on conference calls

Conference calling is potentially one of the most awkward and off-putting aspects of any professional role. Speaking with someone face-to-face allows for mirroring, symmetry and the ability to clearly understand body language. However, when you translate this into a...

Unemployment remains at 40-year low

Official figures show that unemployment has remained at 4.3 per cent, the lowest rate since 1975. The figures, released by the Office for National Statistics, also show that employment remains at a near record high, with 32 million people in work Increases in...

How To Get The Career Of Your Dreams In 2018

As the New Year approaches, now is the time to think about what you REALLY want from your career in 2018. Recruitment & careers expert and author of Mind Flip, Zena Everett, is on hand to provide some straight-talking advice to make a real difference to your...

Are Performance Appraisals Pre Historic?

The annual performance appraisal has been institutionalised in most organisations and it is, to many, a familiar foe. It is a time set aside for Line Managers to talk to their staff about achievements, based on goals often set over a year ago and to set new objectives...