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Forget ghosts and ghouls this Halloween; the thought of talking to your boss about what you really want at work is enough to give anyone nightmares. Awkwardly bringing up that pay rise you’ve been thinking about or asking for help with a particularly difficult project can fill the best of us with dread. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. We’ve put together our top tips on handling scary situations that might come up at some point in your career. Read on and we’re sure you’ll pluck the up the courage to address those tricky talks in no time.
Oct 30, 2017
Stuck in a job that leaves you feeling down in the dumps? Ready for a career change but aren’t sure where to start? Don’t fret! Although it’s a daunting thought, taking the leap and potentially finding a job that you love is worth the risk...
Oct 25, 2017
The clocks go back this weekend which means an extra hour in bed – bliss! However, for many that extra bit of kip doesn’t always trigger happy thoughts. In fact, turning the clocks back can fill many with dread.
Oct 23, 2017
Because we’re all human and sometimes things can go a little pear-shaped; it’s time to discuss how to handle conflict at work. With the demands of deadlines taking their toll and working in such close proximity with colleagues day in, day out, sometimes emotions are heightened and conflicts are caused. But, worry not, work conflicts can blow over without any damage. If you’re wondering how best to tackle the situation and come out unscathed, go armed with our tips:
Oct 19, 2017
Many teachers believe the profession is a calling and something they’ve always wanted to do. Other people have several other jobs in their lifetime before they realise that inspiring young minds and providing those crucial stepping stones for later on in life is what they really want to do. Whatever the reason, being a teacher is commendable career with huge rewards and responsibilities! If you’re thinking about becoming a teacher you’ve come to the right place. Our friends at Education Network have picked the brains of some of the best in the business to find out the positives, the challenges and the rewards in the profession…
Oct 5, 2017
In recruitment, we hear the phrase ‘Imposter Syndrome’ from time to time, particularly when a candidate starts a new job – but what is it and how can it affect our day-to-day working lives?
Sep 26, 2017
When you’re a job seeker, working with an agency may become frustrating when you aren’t getting the kind of results that you want. Here are a few things that can really help you when working with a recruitment agency...
Sep 11, 2017
Are you often known as the ‘organised one’ in your circle? Are you a whizz with numbers? If so, a career as a Payroll Administrator could be the ideal role for you. You can expect every day to be different and as well as wearing various hats, you’ll be speaking to different people pretty much every day. Our in-house department work across Pertemps Network Group to ensure all staff are paid accurately and on time. Before you decide to take the plunge into payroll, here are some handy tips from our very own Payroll Administrator, Lizzie Kenchington, who joined Pertemps this year.
Sep 8, 2017
If your current job has got you feeling down in the dumps and you find yourself hoping time would just fast forward, maybe it’s time to broaden your horizons and try to find a new job. Before you throw in the towel, take note of the valuable lessons to be learned from the role you want to wave goodbye to. Not convinced? Take a look at our tried and tested tips…
Sep 6, 2017