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Jobs & Careers magazine | November 30, 2015

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Exploding the myths of homeworking

June 9, 2015 |

Over 4.2 million people in the UK work regularly from home, an increase of more than 800,000 since 2005, and the number is still rising. But who are these homeworkers?

Analysis just published by the TUC for National Work from … Read More

Creating a new work culture

May 15, 2015 |

How do we change work culture to make it not only more family friendly, but more human friendly? As poll after poll shows employees often rate flexible working higher than pay rises and more than six months after the … Read More

Is there a solution to the summer holiday childcare challenge?

May 15, 2015 |

The election has seen the political parties vying for who can offer the best deal on childcare. But most of the policies have focused on early years childcare when many parents find the school years more of a challenge – … Read More

Gender transition

May 15, 2015 |

There’s been much in the news recently on the pressures on young girls. A recent study by University College London and the Anna Freud Centre showed, for instance, that emotional problems among girls aged 11-13 have risen by 55% in … Read More

Jobs & Careers with Piers Linney – April 2015

April 7, 2015 |

We’ve given Jobs & Careers a brand-new look for the new year. And 2015 is already looking positive for job hunters, with record numbers of people finding employment.

We’re here to help you join those ranks, whether you’ve just finished … Read More

Supply teaching: the ultimate portfolio career

March 18, 2015 |

For the majority of professionals considering a career in education, supply teaching might not be the first option that springs to mind. However working in this way provides professionals with a number of benefits that permanent teachers don’t have access … Read More

Being authoritative in the interview process

February 23, 2015 | 1

The interview process is daunting for anyone. Regardless of an individual’s professional history or even how many times they have been to an interview, everyone will have some form of anxiety ahead of such a meeting. However, it’s important to … Read More

2015: the year of shared parental leave and greater equality at work and home?

February 13, 2015 |

2015 sees the introduction of a new right for mums and dads to share the year of leave after their baby is born. It’s a major change, but many employers and employees are still unclear of how it will … Read More

The extension of flexible working – six months on

February 13, 2015 |

It’s just over six months since new legislation came in which entitles all employees to request flexible working. The aim was to level the playing field so employees did not feel parents and carers were getting special treatment and … Read More

Doing more than one job: the new norm?

December 10, 2014 |

The number of people doing more than one job is increasing. For some it is the only way to get by in the current financial climate. Others find it gives them greater flexibility and more independence if they adopt … Read More