7 ways to reduce employee stress

stress at work Stress is a natural inhibitor. It clouds our minds, dogs our thoughts and ruins our focus. So when employees are stressed, productivity can go into decline. Worse still, if stress is not handled properly a vicious cycle can develop. When productivity drops, there can be a temptation to pile on the pressure to ensure deadlines are met, but this will simply.
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Discussing entry-level jobs

jamesfrearson_spencerthompsonJames Frearson from totaljobs.com talks to the Institute for Public Policy Research’s Spencer Thompson about the current state of the entry-level jobs market, and tries to predict the future for this vital sector of the UK economy. .
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Recruiting for the public sector

public_sector_videoThe latest Totaljobs public sector report, Recruiting for today’s public sector, looks at the issues facing the UK’s biggest employment area in light of the recession and the spending cuts. Here, Public sector director Kathryn Adam talks about the highlights of the report, which can be downloaded at http://response.totaljobs.com/recruiting-for-todays-public-sector. .
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How to approach gender transitioning in the workplace

How to approach gender transitioning in the workplaceThe personal journey of changing one’s gender is a challenge within all aspects of life. This most certainly includes work and the workplace, where how we’re defined as individuals informs a wider, collective purpose. Employee and employer therefore share certain responsibilities within a gender transition to successfully support it. In this feature we shift the perspective slightly to consider how an.
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7 ways to reduce employee stress

stress at workStress is a natural inhibitor. It clouds our minds, dogs our thoughts and ruins our focus. So when employees are stressed, productivity can go into decline. Worse still, if stress is not handled properly a vicious cycle can develop. When productivity drops, there can be a temptation to pile on the pressure to ensure deadlines are met, but this will simply.
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Safeguarding your employees from workplace abuse

safeguarding employeesWorkplace abuse comes in many forms: violence, harassment, threatening or aggressive behavior and bullying. The results can be devastating, with serious physical or psychological damage being far too common occurrences. Not only can this lead to lost employees, driven to despair and quitting their position, but it can also cause legal backlash, as employees seek financial compensation for their grievance.
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Mental health at work

mental-health-at-workAt any one time, one in four of us will be experiencing a mental health condition, most often depression or anxiety. Mental ill health affects people in every workplace, big or small. It is a reality of life that we too often sweep under the carpet. Yet by responding positively and being more open, businesses get a more productive, loyal.
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Totaljobs new homepage

TJ homepageTotaljobs has a fresh faced new homepage and it’s never been easier or quicker for jobseekers to find your vacancies. Here’s a breakdown of the changes and how they can help find your next hire. Responsive to jobseeker’s needs Our new homepage suits the everyday needs of jobseekers. Whether they want to apply for jobs using their desktop, tablet or mobile, the.
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Studying the work environment – a totaljobs survey

totaljobs survey resultsUnderstanding the ambitions, needs and conflicts of the workplace is the keystone of building a credible and proactive HR policy. It means that your company can offer jobs that people want to apply for while also keeping current employees happy. The totaljobs team have undertaken a survey to identify the pressures and preferences of the workplace, from the benefits.
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Why talent matters

Why talent mattersIn any business, the old adages are true. Sayings like “A company’s employees are its greatest asset” and “A company is only as good as its best staff” provide good rules to work by. Your people represent your philosophy and services, so it figures that competition is rife for attracting the cream of the crop. Good staff typically means talented staff,.
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How to stand out in the New Year

How to stand out in the New Year2015 is upon us and industry rivalry is as fierce as ever, so it is crucial that recruiters get the pick of the best candidates for their organisation. There are many ways you can improve your attraction to potential employees and stand out from the rest of the crowd. What follows are five tips to make your organisation more prominent.
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Take control of candidate sourcing in 2014

candidate sourcingSourcing the best candidates is the most important part of a recruiter’s skills and it always pays to review your existing methods. Here are some aspects of sourcing you might not have considered to help you take control of candidate sourcing in 2015. Sell yourself If you haven’t done this already, 2015 is time for you to get proactive and promote your company. “Candidates.
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How to make 2015 the best recruiting year ever

have the best recruiting yearFor most people a new year gives them a chance to wake up new, wipe their slates clean and start again, in the hope of making progress towards those long-held dreams. So with a blank canvas stretching out before you, have you given any thought to your recruitment goals? What do you want 2015 to look like? Now is the time.
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