Flexible Working – Where is it going?

Flexible Working – Where is it going?

Nine out of ten UK professionals expect flexible working to be the normal form of employment in the coming years, according to HR Recruiter Ortus.

Conducting research amongst 450 professionals, the survey revealed that flexible working will be the preferred model of employment in the near future. The allure of remote employees is due to the lack of travel costs and the costs to a business of running a desk in an office.

Although flexible working is expected to be the norm, its growth does not seem to be welcomed Only 1 in 10 of the surveyed individuals believed it …

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Effective Ways to Include Self-Employment on Your Resume

Effective Ways to Include Self-Employment on Your Resume

During the economic recession, many enterprising individuals compensated for a lack of work by striking out on their own. Whole families were kept afloat by the dedication of those who carved out their own clients and businesses. Of course, the history of self-employment dates back far before the recession. No matter how long you’ve been out of the job market, integrating self-employment into your resume is challenging and full of potential traps.

Despite changing attitudes, employers are still hesitant to take on someone who’s spent years being his or her own boss. No matter how impressive your achievements, the wrong …

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Flexible Benefits – for Employers?

Flexible Benefits – for Employers?

You often hear managers or employers shouting “what, they’re off again!” but flexibility in the workplace and the way that we manage employees and the ways in which they work , if dealt with in a fair and proactive manner, can be a great benefit rather than a hindrance to organisations.

There are lots of obvious benefits to working flexibly for individuals, some of the more popular ones are that it fits in with people’s changing lifestyles or it allows people to manage other demands on their time from family commitments, for example. But you don’t often hear employers stating …

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How Employers are Accommodating the London 2012 Olympic Games

How Employers are Accommodating the London 2012 Olympic Games

The London Olympics are fast on their way, and many employers will now be turning their attentions to how they will deal with the event in the workplace. As well as a need to accommodate employees who may want to watch the Olympics, employers will also need to think about the logistics – particularly if they work in London or other areas that are likely to see increased traffic and pressure on public transport systems as a result of the Olympics travel.

Here are some of the ways in which employers can act to accommodate the Olympics.

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