WorkAdvisor gained a new member!

The newest member to join the already impressive cast of characters at WorkAdvisor is Liam Shaw! Joining under the Kickstart scheme, Liam hopes to bring technology knowledge, creative ideas and a dedicated work ethic to the Workadvisor office, and help people across Southampton and even further get jobs. Liam will be joining as a marketing […]

Rachael’s Kickstart Story

Alex and Rachael were both long term unemployed until WorkAdvisor took them on through the Kickstart scheme, a government initiative to get unemployed young people back into work. “After gaining a first-class honours degree I applied for 100 jobs and got rejected from them all before Kickstart came around.” Rachael’s story First-class honours student Rachael […]

Alex’s Kickstart Story

Alex and Rachael were both long term unemployed until WorkAdvisor took them on through the Kickstart scheme, a government initiative to get unemployed young people back into work. “Some people with a degree think they should be aiming higher, but I tell them that it’s all about getting experience in the workplace.” Alex’s Story Alex […]

WorkAdvisor helps you understand your employees’ needs Covid-19 has led to the biggest change in workplace practices in living memory. Many businesses have moved their entire operations away from the office and instructed their staff to work from home. In future, employees may only return to the office on a part-time basis or not at […]

Tips for working from home

It seemed unimaginable twelve or so months ago that working from home would become so normal with the average commute now set at five metres (bedroom to home office!) it seems that working from home will be a part of our working life in a post covid world. But are there any downsides from working […]

Four in ten consider quitting the travel industry

More than a third (36%) of people working in travel are actively considering leaving the industry due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Some 57% of respondents to a WorkAdvisor survey carried out last month said their mental health has been affected by the crisis, 11% said it had had a ‘significant’ impact on their mental health […]

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Managing conflict at work

Managing conflict at work Philip Price, Partner, at workplace review site WorkAdvisor Many of us will go into 2020 feeling optimistic, but the reality is that the majority of people will have to deal with some sort of conflict at work.   Conflict in the workplace can broadly be defined as inter-personal, for example between […]

Life after Thomas Cook

How should Thomas Cook staff go about looking for a new role?   Philip Price, founder of WorkAdvisor offers some practical advice for the 9,000 TC people in the UK suddenly left with no alternative but to look for a new role   The Thomas Cook staff in the UK will be dealing with some […]

Are internships worth it?

We are officially in the middle of intern season where students looking for summer work experience work for companies as an unpaid intern. In this blog WorkAdvisor looks at the value of an internship and if employers are taking advantage of young people keen to impress in their chosen field. An internship is described as […]