Innovation - Every person in the business working smarter not harder. Asking what can be done better and listening to the ideas and opinions of our colleagues. Driving forward and embracing change to ensure that effective working is achieved.
Excellence - Having a good understanding of organisational objectives and how your role supports the successful achievement of corporate goals. Taking responsibility and always looking how to make a difference or positive impact to the business. Embracing and being an advocate for organisational change.
Integrity - Ensuring that we are ethical in what we do and how we do it. Leading by example by adhering to best practice and having the right level of skills, training and knowledge to deliver our goals with confidence.
The top 5 summertime perks (percentage of CV-Library survey respondents that wanted them) 1. Leaving early on a Friday to enjoy the sun - 56.9% 2. Allowed to wear what we want – 32.3% 3. Summer social activities e.g drinks after work – 31% 4. Free ice creams and chilled drinks - 23.7% 5. Being able to work outside – 14.2%
Apple's Rules for New Starters
For new starters, joining a new firm can be more than stressful: there’s the new job, making relationships with new colleagues and then having to adapt to the culture of the new firm. Apple seem to have cracked the secret to employee success, as shared on reddit by Huxley Dunsany, who was once a Solutions Consultant at the tech giant. 1. Let go of the old, make the most of the future. 2. Always tell the truth, we want to hear the bad news soon...
Questions to Avoid Asking at Interview
1. What does your company do? (53%) 2. How often do you give your employees a pay-rise? (52.9%) 3. Will I have to work long hours? (50.3%) 4. How much will I get paid? (49.8%) 5. Do you offer sick pay? (45.4%) Other responses included asking how much holiday they will receive (25.5%) and who the company’s market competitors are (14.5%). Furthermore, the majority (54.7%) of professionals think it is appropriate to ask 3-5 questions, while 33.4%...
The Perfect Job
Reed.co.uk have surveyed 2,000 workers, in order to glean what characteristics may entice them into a position. According to their findings, the perfect job boasts a four-day week, working just 24 hours and with a healthy salary of £61,000. Candidates would also like free fruit and a boss who enjoys a pint after work – The Daily Mail reports. Mark Rhodes, Marketing Director for reed.co.uk, said: “Work-life balance means something different to ...
The Taylor Review - What You Need to Know
The Taylor Review on modern working practices and the gig economy has been published. In summary, the review makes seven key recommendations: Good work for all A national strategy to provide good work for all "for which government needs to be held accountable" It takes the following into consideration when it talks about "good work": wages, employment quality, education and training, working conditions, work life balance and consultative parti...