A survey I read not long ago said that 14 % of the UK’s workforce are bullied at work and 21% aware of bullying going on at their workplace. It reminded me of a few encounters I have had with office bullies, and how I dealt with them.
My first encounter with an office bully happened when I was working as part of a sales team and this new guy joined as Director. From day one we didn’t really hit it off. We were similar ages and had similar…
The skills you gain on a business and management studies degree will allow you to start contributing to your employer's organisation quickly and effectively. A business and management studies degree prepares you for a career in business, which may stretch across any sector or industry. Your career…Continue
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Pratik had always been keen in a maritime career. The lure of the sea, the glamour of a seafaring job, and the allure of earning big money all attracted him to a career in shipping. After completing his class 12, he enrolled for deck cadet training, and soon enough, was selected by a prestigious shipping company. 4 months on the ship, however, were…Continue
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Throughout the course of a given month, we analyze dozens of career sites, and talk to a similar amount of practitioners who are constantly trying to get a grip on how they should design their careers pages. So, we thought we’d share some of the advice we give over and over…Continue
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Many of the traditional tips for a successful interview: eye contact, pressed suit and a firm handshake, lose the majority of their effectiveness over the phone. That’s not…Continue
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By Robert Gallagher
You might love your job. But that alone is no guarantee of long-term employment.
The job market is increasingly…Continue
Added by Bob Gallagher on November 19, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments
Are you thinking, every day, “I need to look for a new job!”
Are you dreaming about starting off fresh with a completely new career, and getting career change advice can be hard, you need to ask yourself these questions! where you can challenge yourself and work with that…Continue
Added by Jacob Palmer on September 16, 2015 at 12:50pm — No Comments
At the height of the economic downturn, confidence in the UK’s economy dropped. In a bid to reduce manufacturing costs and stabilise investments, many pharmaceutical companies took these processes abroad. As a consequence, some of our highly skilled, domestic labour…Continue
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In Women in Technology: Promoting a Broader Perspective, I argued that women can make strong contributions in technology-focused areas without being employed by technology firms or educated…Continue
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Way back when, my since dear departed brother and I worked together in the classified advertising department of one of the UK’s leading quality newspapers. No big deal – except that we were the only two men in a team of twenty. Were we tempted? Read on.
You would think perhaps that faced with such odds it would be hard to resist or avoid some kind of romantic liaison with one of our female colleagues. Indeed the guys from next door in production used to…Continue
Whether it's finding a job board with dependable listings or one where employers can seek out ideal candidates, reputation management can…Continue
Some jobs are more profitable than others. If you're thinking about going back to school or earning any post-secondary job certifications, here are seven fields that would welcome you with open arms.
1. Physical Therapist
According to the U.S.…
Added by Karleia Steiner on December 18, 2014 at 11:24am — No Comments
Sometimes, no matter how hard an employer or recruiter works to find good, long-term employees or no matter how great the company they work for is, employees are going to leave outside of reasons the employer or recruiter can control.
People relocate, people have babies, and people decide to work for…Continue
Added by Dave on November 13, 2014 at 2:51pm — No Comments
During the last two decades, company managers encouraged their employees so that they can be career self-reliant.
They want their employees to take charge of their careers without relying on guidance from within the organization.…
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Whether job seekers want to change companies, completely change their field or if they're looking to get back into the workforce after a period of unemployment, a recruiter is there to help.
According to the Bureau of…Continue
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Even the most successful people had to overcome failure and hardship at some point or another during their careers. Take inspiration from these five visionaries who had…Continue
I interviewed Dr. Tracey Wilen, the author of "Employed for Life: 21st Century Career Trends" in this episode of "The Jim Stroud Show." We discussed the world of work from a 21st century perspective and how much…Continue
Added by Jim Stroud on March 11, 2014 at 9:10pm — No Comments
A digital career fair this week revealed that Web and Graphic Design is the most popular career choice among Manchester students and graduates.
Digital jobs board Bubble Jobs quizzed 100 students at the Manchester Digital Talent Day at the Town Hall on Thursday about their future career plans.
A third of all students and graduates surveyed said they would love a career in web or graphic design, with many…Continue
The Manchester jobs market is continuing to go from strength to strength thanks to a digital boom, despite the city “under-performing”, says digital jobs board Bubble Jobs.
The jobs board advertised around 4,500 jobs in the city last year – representing just over 8% of the total vacancies advertised on the site.
Bubble Jobs MD Adam Butwilowski said: “Over the last 12 months, we’ve definitely seen an influx of digital…Continue
Added by Lauren Riley on February 4, 2014 at 10:21am — No Comments
Over half of digital job-seekers only hear back from 1 in 5 jobs they apply for despite an increase in vacancies, a new survey has revealed.
The survey, carried out by niche online jobs board Bubble Jobs, made the observation as research into the digital industry shows that the sector is burgeoning despite all the bad news about employment.
A study into the European app economy revealed that almost 800,000 jobs have…Continue
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