The retail sector is the most complained about industry in the UK, according to research by the Ombudsman Services. In fact, in the last 12 months alone, approximately 18.5 million complaints have been filed against the industry. If you’re a retailer, you might find this statistic worrying, but at least complaints give you the opportunity […]
Offshore outsourcing can be a controversial topic in the business world. The trend has grown in the last decade, and recent statistics show that more than two million jobs were outsourced in 2013. The truth is, though, offshore outsourcing isn’t simply black and white. Rather than sending all the company’s jobs to another part of […]
Photo Credit: Flickr The one thing that all businesses, big or small, have in common is the workers. A large part of the success or failure of a company lies in how well its employees work together on reaching shared goals. By strengthening team spirit, instilling confidence and enhancing social relationships within teams and maximise […]
Peter Harrison There are hundreds of different jobs in the tourism and hospitality industry, and many of them are in hotels. From housekeepers to managers, there are lots of people that make a hotel run smoothly from day to day. If you want to start a career in hotels, there are lots of ways you […]
The humble office desk. These mainstays of the working environment are easy to take for granted. However, the way in which you organise your desk can have a profound impact on performance. If you suspect your approach to worktop planning may need a rethink, take a look at these simple yet effective suggestions.
Make no mistake, whichever side of the desk you are sitting on interviews are difficult. On one hand you have the nervous candidate desperately trying to convince the interviewer that they are the perfect person for the job. On the other side you have the weary employer hoping that every person who walks into the […]