Equal lives and flexible working

We attended the recent Gender Pay Gap seminar at Hogan Lovells where we met Kaammini Chanrai who was presenting her findings on responsible flexible working for responsible businesses and we invited her to guest blog for us on her recent research in partnership with Santander. There is some really interesting findings and well worth the read.

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How to win at interview – Webinar Highlights

If you couldn’t make our recent webinar on ‘How to win at interview’ then don’t worry here are our highlights.  Victoria Mclean founder of CityCV an international career consultancy and award winning CV writer gave a comprehensive view on how to boost your chances of interview success. You can see the full webinar by signing

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Team spirit and the flexible workforce

How do you create a sense of team cohesion in today’s workplace when the rise of flexible working means people have more control over how and where they work – the ‘job for life’ is no longer expected nor desired. Workers switch companies and careers to meet their changing goals and personal needs, and freelancing

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10 great interview questions to ask your future employer

We often get asked “What questions should I ask my future employer?” – perhaps because it’s the last opportunity to really stand out, given that questions usually come at the end of the interview. Here are our tips for success… Remember an interview is a two-way process, so it’s is important you find out as

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How to win at Interview Webinar – 14th November

Are you planning your next job move and feeling concerned or anxious about the interview process? Has it been years since your last interview? Do you need an interview refresh? Is your interview technique letting you down? City CV, the international award winning CV writing and interview coaching consultancy are partnering with us,  to present

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Harnessing the power of LinkedIn: Webinar highlights

If you couldn’t make our recent webinar on ‘How to use and optimise LinkedIn’, then don’t panic! Here are the highlights from our hugely successful webinar, co-hosted with City CV (CV, LinkedIn, job application writing experts). The session, which was held in September, was designed for anyone who wants to harness the incredible power of

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A flexible and fulfilling career – portfolio working

Portfolio careers are another option for flexible working. Rachel Brushfield – ‘The Talent Liberator’, career strategist, coach and published author talks to us about what it is, why it is growing and how to make it a reality. What is portfolio working and why is it growing? Portfolio working is when an individual has multiple

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Best foot forward …

Are you beginning or stepping up your job search now the holiday period has come to an end? If so here are all the tips you need to make a success of your interviews – taking into account the changes that we are seeing in the interview process, for which you need to be prepared.

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Advice for employers on how to manage flexible working requests

Our guest writer, Ruby Dinsmore, Employment Lawyer for Cognitive Law Ltd wrote this post ‘inspired’, by a conversation with an employer client of hers who was completely oblivious to the introduction of the right to request flexible working for employees with 6 months or more employment. This right was introduced on 30 June 2014, over 4 years ago, but

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