Converting a temporary job into a permanent one

While some employers are still demonstrating reluctance to take on large numbers of permanent staff, the temp-to-perm jobs market is booming, providing both employers and employees with a valuable ‘try before you buy’ option. But if you have found a position that you could see yourself happily staying in for the long term, what can you do about making that happen?  

Top “people people” needed…

Freed from the time-consuming paperwork exercise it used to be, HR not only continues to play an important role in modern businesses but is now, more than ever, a key part of a company’s strategy… 

Stop, Drop and Roll – The World of the Delivery Driver

The digital age has transformed how we shop: all that’s needed is the touch of a button for goods to be winging their way to customers’ houses or offices. What’s more, many retailers are offering increasingly shorter delivery times. As a result, the need for delivery drivers has exploded, and numerous companies are competing to offer the best in customer service.

I started as a receptionist…

In this article, we speak to a number of people who kicked off their chosen career working in front of house or receptionist jobs. Here, they tell us about the skills these jobs taught them and how they acted as a valuable stepping stone to other jobs.

What does it take to make it in graphic design?

Graphic design is a popular choice for students across the UK. And it’s not surprising: it’s one of the few genuinely creative jobs that lets you earn like a salaried employee but create like an artist. So what does it take to bag yourself a great job in graphic design? We spoke to five people actually in great graphic design jobs to find out…