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  • Desperately seeking my work mojo – last seen March 2020

    • 18 Nov 2020
    • Dr Maggi Evans, Chartered Occupational Psychologist, Consultant and Coach, Mosaic Consulting

    How are you feeling? Really? I’ve spoken to lots of people recently who are putting a brave and happy face on things, but underneath, they’re struggling, they’re feeling despondent and finding it hard to motivate themselves at work. They feel as if they’ve lost their work mojo.

  • The art of meaningful conversation and how to avoid communication overload

    • 16 Nov 2020
    • CABA

    Over the last few months, the severe restrictions placed upon our civil liberties thanks to the Covid-19 outbreak, have forced us to establish new ways of communicating with those around us – both in and out of the workplace.

  • What's in store for the world of work in the months ahead?

    • 10 Nov 2020
    • Carmena Wood, Managing Director, North West region, Hays

    Back in May, in the midst of lockdown, we asked employers and their employees to share their sentiments about the world of work. Now, as government restrictions continue to ease, we surveyed over 13,000 professionals in July to discover their views as we move to the new era of work.

  • In the hot seat - insights into working as a Finance Lead

    • 9 Nov 2020
    • Robert Collings

    I’m currently the Finance Lead at Flux - a tech startup aiming to eliminate the paper receipt. We think it’s crazy that paper receipts still exist, so our aim is to eliminate them by sending an itemised receipt straight into your mobile banking app. 

  • In the hot seat - insights in to working as a Finance Manager

    • 6 Nov 2020
    • Egidija Albert, Finance Manager, Boots

    My name is Egidija Albert. I’m a Finance Manager at Boots UK, who are part of Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA).

  • What to expect from a post-lockdown workplace and how to adapt

    • 30 Oct 2020
    • Yvonne Smyth, Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Hays

    As a phased return to the workplace begins to become a reality for many of us, you’ll find the workplace you’re returning to is very different from the one you left. For some, the rapid move to remote working may have been a big adjustment, but transitioning back could be an even greater challenge.

  • What makes a great leader?

    • 11 Oct 2020
    • CABA

    While management is typically about managing resources, completing tasks and getting things done, leadership is much more strategic, and very much future-focused. Effective leadership skills empower you to build trust with, influence and motivate people to achieve goals.

  • 7 simple ways to look after your wellbeing when working from home

    • 18 Sep 2020
    • Thea Watson, Marketing Director of Hays UK & I and UK Board member

    Working from home can bring with it a number of challenges, whether they be in-home distractions or general technology frustrations. However, it can also be an isolating and even lonely experience, especially if you are new to it.

  • Reflecting on your career during lockdown? 7 questions to ask yourself

    • 20 Aug 2020
    • Roddy Adair, Director, Hays Personal & Executive Assistants

    With more severe restrictions or even a full lockdown in place, we are – once again – without the usual pleasures and distractions of seeing friends and family, or visiting the gym, pub or cinema.

  • 7 tips on how to find a job in lockdown

    • 13 Aug 2020
    • Mark Staniland, Managing Director of Hays Ireland

    Millions of people across the world have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re worried about the impact it may have on your career, or if you’ve already been affected by it, then ICEAW Jobs is here to share career tips for finding a job in lockdown.

  • Job hunting in a time of corona: 9 ways to get into a positive mindset before your remote job interview

    • 8 Jul 2020
    • Mark Staniland, Managing Director of Hays Ireland

    “I’ve never had a phone or video interview before, what if it goes wrong?” “I feel worried about the impact of the virus, what if that negatively impacts my performance?”

  • Starting a new job at an accountancy firm remotely

    • 16 Jun 2020
    • Sinead Byrne, Senior Consultant at Morgan McKinley

    Remotely starting a job with a new employer may seem daunting, but technology certainly makes it easier. Sinead Byrne, Senior Consultant at Morgan McKinley interviews a new starter in a Top 15 firm about their experience.

  • Top 7 tips for job searching during Covid-19

    • 8 Jun 2020
    • Claire Brandon, Head of ICAEW Jobs

    Right now, a lot of people currently find themselves as job seekers for one reason or another because of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Perhaps you have been on the job market for a while or you have been let go as a result of the crisis.

  • Transform your interview performance

    • 12 Dec 2019
    • CABA

    Explore how adapting your behaviour before and during an interview can transform your performance.

  • Becoming an Interim Manager

    • 5 Dec 2019
    • CABA

    If you are thinking of becoming an Interim Manager and would like to get a better understanding of what that entails – please read on! The following points will give you a good overview of things to consider.

  • How to improve your productivity

    • 14 Nov 2019
    • CABA

    Stay on top of your to-do list and improve your effectiveness, efficiency and wellbeing with these simple, productivity-boosting tips.

  • Are you ready to retire?

    • 5 Oct 2019
    • CABA

    Retirement planning isn’t just about financial planning. A happy retirement rests on you being ready, from both an emotional and a financial point of view. While you save for retirement your entire life, there are always going to unexpected expenses that come into play that could affect your personal finance, once you’re without a regular salaried income.

  • Top tips for a successful Skype interview

    • 17 Sep 2019
    • CABA

    The option to conduct interviews remotely is becoming increasingly popular and is now common practice for many employers and recruiters, particularly due to more people working from home. Usually conducted over Skype, they’re convenient, reduce travel costs, and can save time.

  • Is it time to change jobs? How to spot the warning signs

    • 13 Sep 2019
    • Hays

    ‘It’s just a job’, is something we often say to ourselves after a bad day in the office. But is it? We spend so many of our waking hours at work that to settle for less than a job that is fulfilling, challenging and creatively and intellectually stimulating is to do yourself a disservice.

  • Seven tips to becoming more employable in 2020

    • 30 Aug 2019
    • Thea Watson, Marketing Director of Hays UK & I and UK Board member

    So, if you have realised that the time is right for you to make a change and find a new job, then the following tips will help you achieve your goals.