Achieving work-life balance

Must Know Strategies For Achieving Work-Life Balance These days, the term “work-life balance” is everywhere, and everyone from life coaches to corporate CEOs are talking about it. The term is a bit loosely defined, but it generally refers to how well you do (or don’t) manage responsibilities and relationships harmoniously throughout your life. When responsibilities […]

Travel Employer of the year 2017

Cruise specialist Cruise.co.uk remains the best travel company to work for, according to its employees. For the second year in a row, staff posted the most positive reviews on workadvisor.co.uk, a site where people anonymously rate their employers in five key areas. Scotland Cruise Centre came second and winner of the 2015 Award iglu.com and its […]

Strategies for achieving work-life balance

These days, the term “work-life balance” is everywhere, and everyone from life coaches to corporate CEOs are talking about it. The term is a bit loosely defined, but it generally refers to how well you do (or don’t) manage responsibilities and relationships harmoniously throughout your life. When responsibilities become too great or too overwhelming, the […]

Speak up in 2018

Speak up in 2018 By Philip Price, founder of review and recruitment site WorkAdvisor After mulling over their future during the holiday period, many people are determined to make a change and set themselves a New Year’s resolution. For some this will be joining a gym, cutting back on food or alcohol, or just spending […]

Educational trips a right or a necessity?

At WorkAdvisor we recruit within the travel industry and always aim to place the right candidate in the right role. This is often a balancing act of managing the expectations of the recruiter, who obviously wants the best person in the market, and the expectations of the candidate who, quite rightly, sees an approach from […]

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Following up after interview

Landing yourself an interview is a great achievement, but the follow up and aftermath of the interview are equally important in impressing and ultimately getting that lucrative job offer.  Now the interview is over, what do you do?   Before leaving the interview, ask for next steps First things first, before leaving the interview, if the interviewer has not already mentioned, […]

exam results: next steps

Exam results: next steps

Awaiting exam results and coursework is often considered one of the most stressful parts of student life, and then even once results are out, there’s the next stress of what to do with these results.   Not all jobs require huge amounts of related experience or qualifications, the main stipulation is largely that of having the […]

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Dealing with redundancy

  It can be a taboo topic, redundancy, with even the thought of it striking fear into many workers across the country. But what do you do when you walk into the office one day and find that you are being made redundant? The first thing not to do is panic, and rather to think rationally as to what […]

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The benefits of an internship

  Whether you’re just starting further education or have just finished, being an intern is a popular option to take. Are you unsure as to what career path you want to pursue or already have an idea? Doing an internship can be a way of gaining experience and greater clarification.   Where some career paths offer placements as […]

When is a good time to negotiate salary

When is it a good time to negotiate salary?

To say salary is not an important dictator of whether to apply for or accept a job would be wholly inaccurate for the large majority of job hunters. Not only does salary dictate your worth to your employer, but it can also act as motivation to succeed in the job and contribute to employee satisfaction.  The question is, when is the best time to […]