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Women returners – a missed opportunity?

In the UK, members of parliament are calling for more support to help women returners – women re-entering the workplace. Given women’s wealth of experience, companies are missing an opportunity to snap up some talented people. Increasing maternal employment by 5% could generate around £750 million in increased tax revenue and decreased benefit spending for the country. […]

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Will Donald Trump’s policies be sabotaged by robots?

The new US president wants to bring jobs back to the US, but – whatever the long-term impact of protectionism – pundits anticipate the continued destruction of jobs due to automation. It’s easy to find examples of jobs disappearing in the motor industry, displaced by physical robots, a phenomenon first seen in 1937 and popular […]

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Impressing your employer at every stage

To get that ideal role, there’s one word that can transform your resume to impress the hiring manager. ‘Which’ is followed by an explanation. It enables us to demonstrate the value we add. Then at interview, we need to demonstrate higher order thinking skills (per Bloom’s taxonomy) that differentiate us from artificial intelligence. Once we’ve […]

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Mental health in divorce season

Due to the pressures of Christmas, UK charity Relate received a 39% increase in calls  to their telephone helpline last January. It’s that time again. Divorce damages mental health, second only to the death of a spouse or child. The stress of divorce generates a huge cost for employee and employer alike, with productivity falling as […]

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Which career management skills are most closely linked to career satisfaction?

“We have entered an international era where the need for dynamic, globally-equipped, adaptive employees has become increasingly necessary to the success of organisations. Whilst employees want to develop their careers, they may lack the career management skills to do so and look to their employer for support. Better clarity is needed to understand the career […]

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