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
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
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
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
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
"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....
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
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.
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
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
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
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......
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......
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
Favoritism. Overlooking the flaws of f......
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
Despite large percentage gains in the service sector since
Christmas, some of us are still finding the market challenging,
even worldwide brands.
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
Click on the below link for detail on the row between Boris's
accountant and the Evening Standard
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!
What If… hire bikes in London had GPS sensors to track their
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......
What if.. an underground platform could show in an ambient
fashion, where the next incoming train is crowded and where
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......