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  • What every CEO needs to know about HR

    If you ask a CEO "What does your HR leader do?" he or she is likely to say: "You got me. I just know I need to have one." We expect our HR execs to look after employee records, hire and train people, administer performance reviews, and see that comp and benefits practices chug along. Beyond......

  • Job seeking: what to do when you keep getting rejections

    Job seeking: what to do when you keep getting rejections

    Before you give up hope of ever landing the career you've set your sights on, here are some tips on how to turn a string of rejections into a job offer Get feedback It's not always easy to find out where exactly you're falling short in your applications,  but this is cru......

  • Impress your boss at work

    Impress your boss at work

    1. Do Your Job Well Show up on  time. Attend the meetings you're supposed to attend. Hit your deadlines. Make sure you excel in the core duties of your position. In general, do what you're supposed to do. If your boss can't count on you to do the basics, your chances of impress......

  • PR Agency Employee of the Month

    PR Agency Employee of the Month

    Curbi Sanderson was recently placed at Ogilvy PR by the Impact Temp team. After being taken on by Ogilvy, she was then rewarded with employee of the month. Congratulations to Curbi and here's to next month!  ...

  • "Madonna generation" defy jobs recession

    "Madonna generation" defy jobs recession

    Women aged between 50 and 64, dubbed the "Madonna generation", have fared better than men and any other age group during the jobs crisis, by setting up their own businesses or working part-time to boost household income, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) report r......

  • A day in the life of a LFW runner....

    A day in the life of a LFW runner....

    After sending possibly hundreds of emails in January to various designers and PR companies, I receieved one reply. This was my golden ticket into the hungry pit of the fashion world; backstage at Fashion Week. The past 25 years have seen London earn its place as one of the four leading fash......

  • Careers and Social Media

    Careers and Social Media

    The UK is becoming a nation of 'job flirts' thanks to social networking, with 70% of workers using social networks to find out about potential opportunities according to a report from Taleo Corporation. The UK Social Talent Management report found employees use social net......

  • What to wear to score a promotion

    1. Rely on the Basics Stock your closet with six essentials: a fashionable black dress, a white  button-down, dark-wash jeans, a black pencil skirt, a black blazer, and black  pumps. They project a polished, pulled-together image, which bosses love, and  can be easily acce......

  • Dress your way into a Fashion or PR job.

    Dress your way into a Fashion or PR job.

    For fashion jobs, you have some leeway with your style, but take a pass on sheer shirts, says Yate - even if you wear a tank top underneath - and necklaces that end right above or at your cleavage (it's like an arrow pointing at your boobs). Instead, opt for a hip dress that isn't too fitte......

  • What you can – and cannot – be asked in a job interview

    What you can – and cannot – be asked in a job interview

    Have you ever wondered what personal information or data a prospective employer is entitled to ask you for at interview, or their legal obligation to look after such information once they have it? But of course, we may never know about desperate job seekers, faced with such a request, wh......

  • How to get a job at Saatchi and Saatchi: advice for wannabe advertising execs

    How to get a job at Saatchi and Saatchi: advice for wannabe advertising execs

    If you want a job in advertising, you may be considering a creative application. But before you send those cupcakes or record that video, here is Michelle Greenhalgh's advice When I came to the UK many years ago I set my sights on one particular ad agency and did everything I could to get......

  • londonaccessapp

    londonaccessapp

    I really like this, an app aims to provide disabled candidates with information on accessable journeys in London. It is available on the iphone and makes use if it's inherant technology aswell as live travel information to help people plan their journeys and provides information on partui......

  • HR Division

    HR Division

    Central tendency. Clustering everyone in the middle performance categories to avoid extremes of good or bad performance; it's easy, but it's wrong. This isn't fair to employees who are really making an effort, and it can be demoralizing. Favoritism. Overlooking the flaws of f......

  • PIM networking

    PIM networking

    It's that time of year :     Annual Pre Cannes Networking Party-Tuesday 24th April, 7.15pm - 10.15pm  Monthly Special  - For those in the film industry & those planning to attend Cannes this year(if you are part of this industry/ or going to cannes or......

  • Yahoo lay offs

    Yahoo lay offs

      Despite large percentage gains in the service sector since Christmas, some of us are still finding the market challenging, even worldwide brands. http://mashable.com/2012/04/04/yahoo-confirms-layoffs-of-2000-employees/ ...

  • Life at year end

    Year-end is where it all happens! It's That Time Again It is the time of year when we all to give ourselves wholeheartedly to getting your year end accounts straight We're well fed from the Easter break, and anxious to tackle a new challenge. Year-End Financial Statements Th......

  • Finance

      Click on the below link for detail on the row between Boris's accountant and the Evening Standard   http://www.accountancyage.com/aa/news/2165931/boriss-accountant-speaks-livingstone-tax-clash   ...

  • Temp of the Month

    Temp of the Month

    We are excited to announce that the winner of our Temp of the Month goes to...Ruth Madden. Due to her dedication and hard work, we are happy to award her with £25 Selfridges voucher. Keep up the fantastic work Ruth! ...

  • Bike Hire...

    Bike Hire...

    What If… hire bikes in London had GPS sensors to track their route? London's bike hire scheme has reached a point where commuters and tourist alike use it frequently. If each bike could track its own route, the little printout one can get at the end of a journey could be a lot more worth......

  • Conversations by....Fjord

    Conversations by....Fjord

    What if.. an underground platform could show in an ambient fashion, where the next incoming train is crowded and where not?   The idea was that if all underground carriages were able to sense where people are standing or sitting inside them, this data could be send along to the nex......

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