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Top 10 Candidates

  • Resourceful Events Professional
    19
    Apr
    A highly motivated and results-driven professional with strong experience in organising and executing specialised events. Has led a portfolio of UK and international events from conception to delivery...
  • Highly motivated and skilled IT Professional
    19
    Apr
    Professional with many years' experience working with the IT industry at a technical and management level. Experience of resolving complex desktop, server and network issues.
  • Talented Legal Secretary
    19
    Apr
    An experienced Legal Secretary with many years experience working in a wide variety of legal settings. Skilled in the use of Searchflow, Solcase, Imanage, Interwoven and Land Registry Online.
  • An accomplished Accounts Administrator
    19
    Apr
    This candidate has many years experience as a Property Accountant working for some of the most high-profile property management companies in the country.
  • A highly motivated Credit Controller
    19
    Apr
    An experienced and motivated Credit Controller with more than 13 years experience in credit control. Managed credit reports from Experian and managed debtors list with multiple currencies.
  • Talented HR Manager
    19
    Apr
    A talented HR Manager with infrastructure experience. More than 12 years HR experience within a number of different roles. Experience of Oracle, Northgate HR, Sage, SAP.
  • Web Developer
    19
    Apr
    An experienced web developer with knowledge of Linux, MySQL and Joomla. Also has experience of PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and ASP. Bootstrap framework for developing responsive mobile projects.
  • Administration Assistant
    08
    May
    Administrator with experience in arts and exhibition management

News

'Responsible' most overused word of 2013

Have you used the word responsible to describe yourself on your Linkedin profile? So have millions of others according to a new report by LinkedIn. The networking site has trawled through the 259 million profiles registered to find out the most overused words of the year.

Using the telephone makes workers ‘nervous’

A survey of 2,500 office workers revealed the popularity of email with 94% saying that they prefer email to speaking on the telephone. More than a quarter (28%) of all employees said that telephone conversations make them anxious, increasing to almost 40% in the 18-24 year olds. One in twenty under 24 year olds said that speaking on the telephone ‘terrifies’ them.

Sacked chef uses social media to get revenge on ex-employer

Companies are still struggling with how to keep control of their image in the social media age. If you’re going to fire an employee it’s a good idea to change the passwords on social media first. It was a lesson that The Plough Pub in Oxfordshire found out the hard way when tweets started appearing on their Twitter account about the head chef being fired.

Google Glass, the next challenge for the workplace?

Google glass is the next step in portable computing and is set to free users from desktop computers and portable devices like smartphones and tablets. Information is displayed right in front of your eyes removing the need to take your phone from your pocket to take a photo or read a message.

Anyone can be Superman with Wi-Fi X-ray vision

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory are working on a new ways to utilise Wi-Fi that will allow anyone to have X-ray vision.

The new commute: a floating tube at the speed of sound?

Paypal Founder unveils plans for near-supersonic “Hyperloop”. The plan floated by the Entrepreneur Elon Musk would link Los Angeles and San Francisco in 30 minutes. The same journey takes one hour plane and almost six by car.

Entry-level candidates are in demand

More than a third of businesses say they are going to fill vacancies with entry level graduates, according to a global job creation survey by Ernst & Young.

One Million zero hours workers in the UK, says CIPD

New research by the CIPD has found that there may be around one million zero hours workers in the UK. However, 14% of the workers surveyed said their employer often failed to give them enough hours for basic living standards each week.

British employees health is a ‘ticking time bomb’

New research carried out by The Britain’s Healthiest Company awards showed that a whopping 85.7% of UK workers have a vitality age older than their actual age.

UK construction sector grows for second month in a row

British construction grew for a second month in row in June

Sacked Groupon CEO Andrew Mason sings careers advice

The disgraced founder of Groupon who was fired by the website earlier this year, has just released his debut album of ‘motivational business music’ titled Hardly Workin'

Increase in engineering professionals vital to UK

A new survey by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has found that 75% of the public believe that increasing the number of engineering and science professionals was essential to the economic health of the country.

Small companies offered money to employ military reservists

The Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has revealed that small business and SMES will be given cash to compensate for employees called up for service as part of the new Reservists force.

The latest addition to your health & safety planning?

Inventor Morris Shahbazi has demonstrated a new parachute that can open at much lower altitudes than conventional models at just 100 feet.

Apprentice winner loses her case against Alan Sugar

Stella English, the 2010 winner of the BBC's The Apprentice, has lost her claim against the Labour peer

HMRC to investigate intern employers

Employment minister Jo Swinson has sent the details of 100 employers accused of ignoring national minimum wage legislation by employing "free interns" to HM Revenue & Customs.

UK online businesses are not adapting

The Barclays Online Business Outlook 2013 found digital companies in the UK are not taking advantage of the increasing popularity of mobile devices, according to a study released this week

Author of erotic novels, Chad Peters, looks for intern

Author needs a "female participant for an affair."

UK online businesses are not adapting

The Barclays Online Business Outlook 2013 found digital companies in the UK are not taking advantage of the increasing popularity of mobile devices, according to a study released this week

HS2 abandons plans to rebuild Euston station

HS2 Ltd has dropped plans to demolish and rebuild the UK’s sixth busiest railway station for the controversial high-speed project.

Heineken – The Candidate - throwing out the interview rules

How do you find the right talent if all interviews are the same? Heineken started a new trend for ‘extreme interviewing’ when hiring its new intern in the company’s Events and Sponsorship department.

Small businesses missing out on untapped graduate talent

Nine out of ten graduates would like to work for an SME according to new research by totaljobs.com.

Social media resistance gets in the way of workplace trust

An improved culture of trust and openness between employees and employers is being hampered by company leaders failing to embrace social media.

Commuters cheer as woman gives birth to baby girl on train

The packed Southeastern train from London Victoria was delayed at West Malling while the infant was delivered onboard.

Legacy Corporation launches online survey on ‘custom build’

Custom-build housing could be a feature of the new development on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park if Londoners approve the idea.

Glass panels on The Shard found to be damaged

Inspectors have discovered scratches and cosmetic damage to glass panels of London’s tallest building.

Generation Y are less entrepreneurial says new survey

Generation Y employees rate themselves as being less entrepreneurial and more risk averse than their older colleagues, according to a report published today by job website Monster.com and consultancy firm Millennial Branding.

Employees disregard security rules

The majority of security professionals think that employees intentionally ignore security protocols, according to a new survey from Lieberman Software.

Lawyers at top firm told to be punctual or else

An email from a British partner at an international law firm that demanded top lawyers in his Shanghai office be punctual has gone viral after the email was leaked to a legal blog.

Conservatives to push for abolition of retirement age?

The Conservative Party could plan for the end of "a single retirement age" in its manifesto for the 2015 general election, says a report in this week’s Sunday Telegraph (Sunday 6 January 2013).

Younger staff ‘value job fulfilment over pay’

A new report has found that Generation Y employees place more value on ‘job satisfaction and engagement’ over financial incentives.

UK Employment at record high

The UK has seen the largest quarterly fall in unemployment for more than a decade.

Chinese IT company tempts employees with ‘love bonus’

A Chinese IT company has offered its staff a cash bonus to encourage employees to start office romances with each other and with those working in rival companies.

Government to provide £150m in skills funding

Businesses will be encouraged to bid for new training programme investment says the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

Top 10 Tips for Employee Engagement

Human capital is widely recognised as a key differentiator between successful and unsuccessful organisations and has never been more vital. However, new research has suggested that employee engagement is at an all time low.