The Felixstowe Jobs Fair is for all people looking for work in the Felixstowe Area. The Job Fair is a wonderful opportunity to come along and meet local employers – some of whom are currently recruiting – to ask questions and find out what work is available and what employers are looking for.
Employers include – Maersk, . . . → Read More: Felixstowe Jobs Fair
Speaking to clients recently, the challenge of how to minimise stress during a programme of redundancies came up several times. Here are some steps which can be taken to reduce stress, and the key words are honesty, transparency and consistency.
For the purposes of this article I am assuming that you have already taken the following three . . . → Read More: How to minimise stress during a programme of redundancies
Do you remember your first job? You probably had a few holiday or weekend jobs before your first “proper” job. You learn so much about the world of work from all the jobs you have ever had right from the very beginning.
Now you are in a position to be interviewing and recruiting for junior staff, what . . . → Read More: Employability skills – what employers want
We are all aware that employers who are currently recruiting, receive a huge number of CVs for every vacancy. So you would think that applicants would be trying their best to submit clear and effective CVs. However, speaking to clients, this is not the case at all. Recruiting organisations have been surprised by the low quality . . . → Read More: How to Write a Great CV
When someone is made redundant, there are a variety of emotions that they may experience. Some people are delighted to get out of a workplace that they never liked anyway, some have been made redundant many times before and they know the drill. Some people, perhaps experiencing redundancy for the first time, will go through a . . . → Read More: The emotional ups and downs following redundancy
When an organisation is making redundancies, there are many business reasons why this process should be made as easy as possible for the staff who are leaving:-
Uphold the reputation of the organisation – with customers, future staff, local community and industry
Maintain the morale of the remaining staff
Reduce any negative impact on productivity and customer service levels
Minimise . . . → Read More: What can organisations do to help those being made redundant?
At the moment, many people in the public sector are dealing with a redundancy process for the first time. In the past few weeks I have been talking to many HR professionals and operational managers in this situation, and have been reminded that it is not only the staff “at risk” who are deeply affected by . . . → Read More: How to support the managers managing the redundancies
Redundancy – there is a lot of it about. If you or someone you know is being made redundant, it is important to understand your rights. Here is a summary giving you some brief information about the process and how it should be handled by your employer - Your rights if made redundant
CLAssociates can help you if . . . → Read More: Your rights if made redundant
In the last couple of months I have come across an increase in redundancy situations, both in the public sector and in small, local businesses. In Suffolk, my County Council is committed to divesting the majority of it’s services, and so making thousands of posts redundant.
Good, regular, clear communication is crucial during a redundancy process. Everyone . . . → Read More: What you need to know about making redundancies