Category: Employment

How to Be a Fair Employer

How to Be a Fair Employer

As a hiring manager or business owner, one of the most uncomfortable things that you will experience is having to fire an employee, but if they aren’t performing well and are causing disruptions in your business, then you need to think about what is best for your business. There will be times when your excuses and your efforts to try […]

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Checklist to Hiring Your First Employee

Checklist to Hiring Your First Employee

For months you may have been single-handedly running your business, wearing every hat from CEO to receptionist to keep everything afloat. There comes a time in most business owners lives where it’s time to hire an employee to help to keep everything running smoothly. This is a milestone in itself, as it means that your business is successful and buoyant […]

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Career Advice: Making the Most of Your Commute

Career Advice: Making the Most of Your Commute

Day by day, we make our way into work and endure the monotony of a daily commute. Long, tedious and the worst kind of social interaction to be experienced. However, does it have to be this way? The commute is a period of time which instead of being wasted could actually be used as a great way to improve yourself, […]

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What Can We Do to Attract More Women Into STEM Careers?

What Can We Do to Attract More Women Into STEM Careers?

The UK has the lowest amount of female STEM employees in comparison with the rest of Europe making up only 24% of the workforce1. Those numbers are slowly growing; however, an old-fashioned culture still prevails and needs to change before we see an increase of women happily staying in STEM. Allegra Santis, creative marketing specialist at Oak Intranet, is joined […]

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4 Tips For Job Search If You Were Born in Generation Z

4 Tips For Job Search If You Were Born in Generation Z

If you were born between the years of 1996 and 2010, you were born in Generation Z. These have been some of the most transformative years in history, especially in regards to technology. Those who belong to Generation Z knew how to use devices like a computer and cell phone before they were in school. A world without internet is […]

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Why Dental Hygienists Are So Popular in the Healthcare Field

Why Dental Hygienists Are So Popular in the Healthcare Field

Consider what happens at your dentist appointments and you won’t have any trouble understanding how and why dental hygienists are in high demand. People are recommended to have their teeth checked out and cleaned every six months. That means that twice a year you should be cozying into the dentist’s chair and opening wide so that a dental hygienist can […]

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Signs You’re Ready To Switch Jobs

Signs You’re Ready To Switch Jobs

It’s possible you like what you do, but that lately you haven’t felt like your job is very rewarding. You’re likely in that in-between stage where you aren’t quite sure what to do with your career or where to turn next; this can be a horrible feeling, and one that can greatly impact your quality of life. However, try not […]

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Employer’s Guide to Successful DevOps Hiring

Employer’s Guide to Successful DevOps Hiring

More and more employers are on the lookout for top talent in the DevOps community. While job descriptions and required skills may range from company to company, most are seeking candidates with a software engineering and development background or an infrastructure background. Those with skills relating to configuration management, continuous integration, container orchestration, or cloud infrastructure are also in high […]

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4 Easy Ways to Make Your CV Look more Impressive

4 Easy Ways to Make Your CV Look more Impressive

Whether you’ve recently finished school and are looking for a part-time job to support yourself through sixth form, are looking for a way to make some money whilst studying for your university degree, or have recently graduated and can’t wait to get your foot into the world of full-time work, your CV is an essential part of any job application. […]

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The Differences between Regular and Self Employment

The Differences between Regular and Self Employment

While a lot of people may think that a job is a job, there are clearly many different ways to earn a living. In recent times, there has been an increase in the number of people who are self-employed, and if you are thinking about this style of work, it is important that you know what it entails. There are […]

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