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How to ask your employer for education funding

Some adults may feel that they could bring more to their role with the right knowledge and training. However, it’s possible that many people think that they can’t speak to their employer and ask them for education funding. Perhaps they believe that this is an inappropriate question to ask, or they don’t think that their employer would agree. In reality, employees that have been invested in by their place of work often have a higher well-being and are more productive — bringing more to their…See More
Aug 17
Jake Holyoak posted a blog post

How to get a career abroad

For many of us, the prospect of working abroad is an attractive thought. Perhaps you want to practise a language in another country, visit many places, or you like the idea of working in a different climate. Of course, many companies have headquarters in multiple countries but there are some careers that are focused around travelling and living abroad. Together with Northumbria…See More
Jul 6
Jake Holyoak posted a blog post

How to widen the workforce using technology

There has been a massive shift in the way that the British workforce operates — thanks to the digital revolution that is still going strong today after its birth in 1947 when the transistor was introduced. As the years passed by, advanced technologies were brought forward that helped prepare us for an online world. There was the first commercial computer sold in 1951, for example, which led to the first email being sent in 1971. Mobile phones hit the market in 1984 and the creation of the World…See More
May 17
Jake Holyoak posted a blog post

How to widen the workforce using technology

 There has been a massive shift in the way that the British workforce operates — thanks to the digital revolution that is still going strong today after its birth in 1947 when the transistor was introduced. As the years passed by, advanced technologies were brought forward that helped prepare us for an online world. There was the first commercial computer sold in 1951, for example, which led to the first email being sent in 1971. Mobile phones hit the market in 1984 and the creation of the…See More
May 4
Jake Holyoak posted a blog post

How to get into law

Are you interested in pursuing a career in law but have no idea where to start? TBI Law, experts in dental negligence claims, has created this guide so that you can begin setting out an effective career route into the law industry without delay…Considerations when choosing your A-LevelsThe first thing to highlight when it comes to A-Levels is that you do not need to take law…See More
Apr 25
Jake Holyoak posted a blog post

The cost of sick days at work

Nobody likes getting sick, but even the healthiest employees can fall victim to a bug from time-to-time. For employees, this means spending a day or two snuggled up under the duvet, catching up on sleep and desperately trying to get back to full health. For employers, it’s a very different story.Have you ever considered just how costly sick days can be? While absences are largely unavoidable, it can leave employers short of staff and out of pocket. In this article,…See More
Apr 4
Jake Holyoak posted a blog post

How has the introduction of the National Living Wage affected the catering industry?

As of April 1st 2016, UK employers are legally obliged to pay staff who are over the age of 25 a minimum National Living Wage. The hourly rate was set at £7.50 for all employees aged 25 and over, a 30p increase on the previous £7.20 hourly rate. The National Minimum Wage still applies to workers who are aged 24 and under.However, an increase in minimum wage for staff has and will continue to increase costs for companies across the UK who legally need to pay their employees more.In a recent…See More
Jan 23
Jake Holyoak posted a blog post

Holiday Sickness

In the 12 months leading up to August 2016, 86% of Brits revealed that had taken at least one holiday, either in the UK or abroad – a significant increase on the previous year’s figures (77%), and the highest level of holidaymakers since 2011. With only 14% of Brits not taking a holiday, it is clear that those in the UK strive to spend their time away from work and education by taking a holiday.Now that summer is officially over, for most of us, our holidays are just a distant memory. 30% of…See More
Dec 1, 2017
Jake Holyoak posted a blog post

The importance of recruitment agencies

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), as of August 2017 there were approximately 1.44 million people in the UK who were unemployed but actively seeking or available to work. This figure was 52,000 fewer than figures up to May 2017 and over 215,000 fewer than the year previous.There were also 8.81 million people who were unemployed and not actively seeking or available for work. However, the UK is working hard to improve its employment rate across the country – so could…See More
Nov 28, 2017

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First Name
Jake
Last Name
Holyoak
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United Arab Emirates United Kingdom
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Not US Based
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Company
Mediaworks
Which industries do you work in now?
Advertising & Marketing
How many employees work at your company?
D. 51-200
Website
http://www.mediaworks.co.uk

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How to ask your employer for education funding

Posted on August 17, 2018 at 5:12am 0 Comments

Some adults may feel that they could bring more to their role with the right knowledge and training. However, it’s possible that many people think that they can’t speak to their employer and ask them for education funding. Perhaps they believe that this is an inappropriate question to ask, or they don’t think that their employer would agree. In reality, employees that have been invested in by their place of work often have a higher well-being and are more productive — bringing more to their…

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How to get a career abroad

Posted on July 6, 2018 at 4:41am 0 Comments

For many of us, the prospect of working abroad is an attractive thought. Perhaps you want to practise a language in another country, visit many places, or you like the idea of working in a different climate. Of course, many companies have headquarters in multiple countries but there are some careers that are focused around travelling and living abroad. Together with Northumbria…

Continue

How to widen the workforce using technology

Posted on May 17, 2018 at 5:34am 0 Comments

There has been a massive shift in the way that the British workforce operates — thanks to the digital revolution that is still going strong today after its birth in 1947 when the transistor was introduced.

 

As the years passed by, advanced technologies were brought forward that helped prepare us for an online world. There was the first commercial computer sold in 1951, for example, which led to the first email being sent in 1971. Mobile phones hit the market in 1984 and the…

Continue

How to widen the workforce using technology

Posted on May 4, 2018 at 4:23am 0 Comments

 

There has been a massive shift in the way that the British workforce operates — thanks to the digital revolution that is still going strong today after its birth in 1947 when the transistor was introduced.

 

As the years passed by, advanced technologies were brought forward that helped prepare us for an online world. There was the first commercial computer sold in 1951, for example, which led to the first email being sent in 1971. Mobile phones hit the market in 1984…

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