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Stress In The Workplace

Stress In The Workplace

17th May 2018

Did you know that over half a million workers suffered from work-related stress, depression or anxiety last year? Or that 12.5 million working days were lost to it in the year? As it is Mental Health Awareness Week, we thought we would use this week’s blog to provide so help for you if you are fe... Read more >

Self Defeating Beliefs

Self Defeating Beliefs

10th May 2018

‘Whether you think you can, or think you can’t – you’re right’ Famous words attributed to Henry Ford of the Ford Motor company in c.1927 and never a truer word was spoken. In this simple phrase, Ford encapsulates the essence of the psychology of Self-Defeating Beliefs. Amazingly, this was... Read more >

First Impressions

First Impressions

3rd May 2018

Did you know it only takes seven seconds to form a first impression? Those seven seconds are all it takes for someone to build a mental opinion about you – who you are, what you’re like and how you act. The old adage goes that you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover. Nevertheless, that first... Read more >

Work/Life Balance

Work/Life Balance

26th April 2018

Your personal wellbeing is of utmost importance. However finding enough time out of work to relax, refresh and reenergize is difficult. You may have a large workload. Perhaps you’re working on a major project. Maybe you’re taking on lots of overtime or working a second job. All these scenarios... Read more >

Asking Questions At The End Of An Interview

Asking Questions At The End Of An Interview

19th April 2018

Look at or listen to any piece of advice about interviews and there will be one thing that is always prevalent. Ask questions at the end. The automatic thought when attending an interview is that you are going to sit there and be quizzed by your potential employer. Whilst this will happen, most int... Read more >

LinkedIn

LinkedIn

12th April 2018

LinkedIn doesn't work. LinkedIn is dying. LinkedIn will die now that it is owned by Microsoft. No one gets real results from LinkedIn. I hear these types of comments so often, I could get sick and become a bit brain dead just thinking about them.  Why?  Because I see far too many people driv... Read more >

Finding The Right Career

Finding The Right Career

5th April 2018

Choosing the right career path to go down can be a hard decision. Whether you’re setting out at the beginning of your working life, or looking to switch career later in life, finding the correct profession for you is incredibly tough. In this week’s blog, we offer up some three tips on finding ... Read more >

Time Management

Time Management

29th March 2018

Ever get the feeling that time is passing you by? The worry that you have so much to do but not enough time to do it? The constant stress of knowing that you’re not going to hit your goals or targets? Managing your time effectively is a massively positive stepping stone to solving these problems.... Read more >

Working With Charity

Working With Charity

22nd March 2018

Working with charities can be beneficial to you, whether you are an individual or a business. Our MD Helen Lacey talked about this on Periscope, which you can watch here.So why work with charities? Working with charities has benefits for both them and you. For the charity, there is the obvious bon... Read more >

Outgoing REC Chief Executive Kevin Green Reflects

Outgoing REC Chief Executive Kevin Green Reflects

15th March 2018

I’ve been at the REC for ten years and I’ve loved it. But it’s the right time for a change. We’ve hit our reserves policy, we’ve got a new chairman, and we’ve defined our strategy for the next four years. It’s a good time for somebody else to bring a fresh perspective. It’s been a j... Read more >

Women In Business

Women In Business

8th March 2018

8th March is a day to celebrate women. It is a day dedicated to celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women, throughout history and across nations. Although there have been days recognising the contribution of women since around 1909, it became internationally re... Read more >

Are you GDPR ready?

Are you GDPR ready?

22nd February 2018

Hopefully the term GDPR won’t leave you searching the internet to find out what those four letters mean! Just in case it does, GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation and will be enforced across the EU from 25th May 2018. If you haven’t started thinking about it yet then there is time... Read more >

Building A Happy Team

Building A Happy Team

15th February 2018

This week’s blog looks at the importance of having good relationships throughout your team and – more importantly – how you as a leader can help foster these relationships. It’s a commonly known fact that having happy employees leads to a more productive overall workforce. If your team get ... Read more >

The New Facebook Algorithm

The New Facebook Algorithm

8th February 2018

This blog may not be the blog you expected it to be. Were you expecting doom & gloom about the downfall of Facebook? Did you expect us to say give up & move to Instagram? You are in for a very nice surprise! (plus lots of engagement tips) We always try to put a positive spin on all the Soci... Read more >

Volunteering

Volunteering

1st February 2018

There are many things that can set you apart in your job search. Besides the obvious traits such as boosting your skillset, experience and education, there are some qualities that are sometimes undervalued by job applicants. Volunteering is a prime example of this.    Experience There are man... Read more >

 

 

 

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