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Attitude problems of older job seekers.

Paul Gisbey, operations leader at Job Centre Plus based in Ipswich had this to say yesterday. “Once (older) people are unemployed for a year or more, their job prospects become increasingly bleak as their physical and mental health suffer and employers become less willing to take them on”. He was primarily discussing the fact that young people were more flexible in their work requirements and therefore more younger people were Read More
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What has been the most important technological innovation for the small businessman?

Internet, Broadband, Mobile Telephone, Email, laptop, texting, Social media….any others? What do you consider to be the single technological innovation that has freed up the small businessman, or the average sized businessman working alone within a big company?
Let me kick the discussion off with a “curved ball”. Going back now almost into the mists of technological time. What about call diversion? The ability to have Read More
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April Recruitment Survey. The importance of the Passive Candidate.

The results are in from the April Recruitment Survey for KPMG contributed to locally by Badger Associates. The key points from the survey are that we are seeing the strongest increase in permanent staff appointments in eight months. Temp billings growth eases to six-month low – although we remain stubbornly out of the temp market. There is an acceleration of pay growth for permanent and temporary staff. Recruitment at Senior Management Read More
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