What’s good for jobseekers might be bad and worse for employers

20 November 2018

Amid the uncertainty of Brexit, there's been some welcome good news for job seekers in Scotland, but some bad and potentially worse news for employers. People looking for work will have been heartened...

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Can Brexit serve the interests of the hospitality industry?

13 November 2018

Brexit may not yet have happened but already it’s having an impact on the hospitality industry with hotels, bars and restaurants struggling to recruit staff, according to a new report. For many employ...

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Can you solve the black box riddle to stop the Chinese stealing aerospace secrets?

6 November 2018

Most of us will imagine we’ve attended some pretty tough job interviews. As a Glasgow recruitment agency we've noticed a growing trend for employers to set potential recruits exacting physical and men...

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It’s time to put your business hat on, Nicola and follow the Chancellor’s lead

31 October 2018

It’s a time of year when industries gird their loins as they await the Chancellor’s Budget pronouncements and what they will mean for their businesses, staff and customers. Monday is generally regarde...

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Misbehave under the mistletoe and you could be asking for an employment tribunal hearing

22 October 2018

Around this time of year employers start to book venues for the office Christmas party and, as ever, there’s more to think about than who will supply the streamers. As a Glasgow jobs agency, we know t...

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Who are the top earners in society and are they worth it?

18 October 2018

We choose our job for lots of different reasons and, although salary is important, it’s rarely the most important factor in opting for one role over another. Earning a decent wage improves our standar...

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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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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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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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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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