Do employees really need to be present in the office?
The rise of remote opportunities and flexible working arrangements has challenged the traditional idea that employees need to be physically present in the office to be productive.
The cost of a toxic teammate
In a recent article, we spoke about the rise of workplace bullying in remote teams, i.e. people working from home. Though some people may believe co-worker clashes are a feature of the physical office, the stats show otherwise.
Will mass redundancies become more common?
Over the last year, we’ve heard many times that the job market is heavily weighted in favour the jobseeker, given how many hard-to-fill vacancies remain open.
Does your boss want you to quit? The phenomenon of ‘quiet firing’
The phenomenon of ‘quiet firing’ continues to rise. Seeing employers consciously mistreating and bullying employees passively to encourage them to resign instead of subjecting the company to legalities of directly terminating an employment.
Important Windows’ shortcuts you should know about
You may use Windows every day, but did you know of these shortcuts and their uses?
Why do young people struggle so much with their mental health?
Everybody will, at some point, struggle with their mental wellbeing. I’m not being ignorant, but mental health issues seem exceptionally high amongst young people. Is this because we talk more openly about it?
Should we be worried about what the internet knows about us?
We all know that our devices are constantly listening to us, and that cookies built into websites track our cursor’s every move. It’s how marketing unfolds in 2021
Back to normal, back to the grindstone…
In a matter of days, most of the restrictions we’ve been living under will be lifted. One of these is the recommendation to work from home; the government will leave it up to employers to decide whether they continue with remote working
Graduates from poorer backgrounds in a conundrum
Maybe it’s always been the case, that graduates from more affluent backgrounds have it easier than those from the other end of the financial spectrum. Maybe Covid just seems to have exacerbated the issue.
Productivity during the pandemic
Playing the guitar, learning a language, or starting to cross stitch, the pandemic forced an inordinate amount of time on our hands, and we filled it by taking up new hobbies. With social media as the only way to connect with our...
We don’t just want to succeed at work in 2021…
Imagine going to a social or professional event and meeting someone new (can you remember what that felt like, pre-Covid?!). One of the first things you’ll have naturally asked, after their name, perhaps, is ‘What do you do?’
The further challenges of the hospitality industry
It’s an industry that has been practically decimated by the pandemic. Despite a low percentage of the population contracting Covid in a hospitality setting during the pandemic, pubs and restaurants bore the brunt of many political U-turns