Neurodiversity in the workplace is a growing issue for employers

11 October 2018

Being an employer is not easy. Many people considering starting a business already think they have a job and then they start to hire staff and realise they need to learn a whole new specialism. As wel...

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Neurodiversity in the workplace is a growing issue for employers

Let me give you a tip, Theresa, your crowd-pleasing policy won’t work

2 October 2018

To tip or not to tip. That is the question. Or is it? Should the question not simply be how much to tip? Clearly it depends on your experience in a restaurant, hotel, cruise ship or wherever it may be...

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Let me give you a tip, Theresa, your crowd-pleasing policy won’t work

When the photocopier starts to smoulder, spare a thought for the ship breakers of Bangladesh

26 September 2018

When considering a career choice, the mortality rate of an industry is not necessarily the first thing we think about. If we’re asked to name the world’s deadliest jobs most of us, I’m guessing, would...

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When the photocopier starts to smoulder, spare a thought for the ship breakers of Bangladesh

How do we measure job quality for workers and society?

18 September 2018

Last week I wrote about the quality of work and whether people feel that the jobs they do make a difference. A new report covers the same issue from the other side of the coin, looking at the quality ...

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How do we measure job quality for workers and society?

Brainteasers say more about the interviewer than the candidate, says a new study.

12 September 2018

It’s nice to be ahead of the curve, so when newspapers reported this week on a study of trick interview questions, published in the most recent edition of Applied Psychology, we at Two Rivers Recruitm...

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Brainteasers say more about the interviewer than the candidate, says a new study.

London to Sydney direct in two hours or 20? It’s your choice.

10 September 2018

I’m confused and I’m not afraid to admit it. This week it was revealed that Qantas Airways has taken a step closer to its goal of a non-stop flight from London to Sydney, making the fabled 20-hour rou...

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London to Sydney direct in two hours or 20? It’s your choice.

You might have a job but is it meaningful?

30 August 2018

Singers believe they contribute more to society than fashion designers while financial advisers feel the world would be better without them. Those are some of the surprising findings of an employment ...

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You might have a job but is it meaningful?

Preparation is key to giving the best interview

21 August 2018

You’ve applied for your dream job, you’ve been offered an interview and now you’re terrified. Your mind is filled with doubt that you’ll fail to impress your interviewers and fall at the final hurdle....

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Preparation is key to giving the best interview

My favourite colour smells of cinnamon and shoe leather. Do I have the job?

13 August 2018

The penny dropped with employers a long time ago that old ways of recruiting staff were no longer working. Inviting applicants to send in their CVs, whittling them down to the best handful and then sp...

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My favourite colour smells of cinnamon and shoe leather. Do I have the job?

10 reasons why hospitality workers will never be replaced by robots

6 August 2018

Aileen Carmelo is the friendly, ever-helpful receptionist behind the booking desk at the Alpine Slopes Lodge in Summit County, Colorado. The 36-year-old welcomes every guest with a warming smile and s...

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10 reasons why hospitality workers will never be replaced by robots
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