School, college, University; an uphill climb of education and learning. For most of us who’ve followed this path, graduating will be the peak of this journey but what’s the next steps now you’ve got your degree? Research your chosen career path Co...Read more
Meetings...for some of us an inconvenience, for some of us it’s half hour out of our day to kick back and relax. Whichever category you fall under, there’s no disputing the fact that meetings take all of us away from our desks and away from comple...Read more
Paris Darknell New year
Fed up of your current job and want a new one? Now is the best time to do it. Companies are recruiting, which means your potential employer may already be looking for you! The ‘new year, new me’ message that is sprawled across most media outlets i...Read more
For some of us, two months prior to the big day we’re digging out the Christmas decorations and singing along to ‘Wham – Last Christmas’. However, we all know that some of the office or work place will throw around the “It’s too early” one liner u...Read more
Employee retention is crucial. Most managers agree that retaining good employees leads to the growth of a business. If staff retention is failing, training sessions are wasted, knowledge is potentially lost and more time is then spent looking for ...Read more
Paris Darknell AWR, Pay...
You’ve registered with an agency and started a new job, but what’s your rights? Pay You’re entitled to National Minimum Wage for all the hours you work, regardless of whether the hours have been recorded on a timesheet. It’s always useful to make ...Read more
Paris Darknell Recruitment, preparation...
Interviews – a living nightmare and unfortunately a necessity at the same time. Somewhat similar to airport security when you endure the long queues, shoes off, shoes on, belt off, belt on to eventually reach the departure lounge where the holiday...Read more
Paris Darknell Interviews, legalities...
As an interviewer it’s important that you keep the interview legal and relevant. Despite an interview being free to unusual questions and bizarre answers, there are some legalities behind the kind of questions that can be asked. These legalities a...Read more
Paris Darknell Awkward, Interview
Sweaty palms, shaky voice, blank mind… we can all relate to these pre interview symptoms that usually kick in around an hour before you shake the hand of the interviewee. Then twenty minutes into the interview, you feel more relaxed. You’ve delive...Read more