The importance of treating staff well

An increasing number of people are now suffering ill-health at work due to the demands of their jobs. Workadvisor.co.uk director Jeremy Skidmore argues that companies need to do more to look after their employees. My father was a senior partner in a large firm of accountants and, consequently, worked hard and was sometimes under stress. […]

The Brexit employee supply squeeze

New figures show employees are struggling to fill vacancies as migration from the EU falls. For the past two years, the UK employment industry has been sweating about the impact of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. The number of people moving to the UK from other EU countries has fallen to its lowest level since […]

Are job interviews a thing of the past?

The job interview could soon be a thing of the past, according to recent posts by recruiters on social media. But workadvisor.co.uk founder Philip Price argues it as vital as ever. The interview has been at the heart of the recruitment process for as long as most people can remember.In recent years it has been […]

Diverse management yields results

A quick glance at the travel gender pay table makes uncomfortable reading. Ryanair is leading the way, if that’s the phrase, in the difference between average pay of men and women, with a gender pay gap of 72%, while the airlines Jet2, TUI Airways, Thomas Cook Airlines and EasyJet all have gender pay gaps of […]

Where are the UK Salary hotspots?

Where does your city rank in the UK salary table? This week the ONS released data that ranked each town and city that has at least 135,000 inhabitants in the UK based on the average salary paid to its workers. The results although expected in some areas do throw up some surprises with the lowest paid town […]

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 […]