Daily Archives: October 6, 2011

Quotations, Andre Gide

The most decisive actions of our life – I mean those that are most likely to decide the whole course of our future – are, more often than not, unconsidered.  Andre Gide

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Job for life is officially over for young people and HR staff

The job for life is officially over, as more than a quarter of young workers (aged 16-34) – and a quarter of HR staff – say they want to change jobs between eight and twelve times during their working lives, … Continue reading

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‘Fatal’ shortage of engineering graduates, puts future UK projects at risk, according to Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Future engineering projects including High Speed Rail and the scaling up of UK nuclear power could be “fatally undermined by a dangerous shortfall in engineering graduates”, according to a report launched today by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. The ‘Meeting the … Continue reading

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Health warning over dirty office desks

Dirty office desks are harbouring germs which can quickly spread among staff as firms are braced for an outbreak of sickness absence through colds and flu, a report said today. A study of desks by office supplies firm Viking in … Continue reading

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Social media background checks – a minefield for recruiters

At a time when social media profiles are the norm and many people are falling into the trap of “over-sharing” personal information online, it is perhaps inevitable that recruiters would be tempted to have a sneaky peek at the digital … Continue reading

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BBC to cut up to 2,000 jobs and is looking at channels and programs in a bid to save money

The BBC is set to cut up to 2,000 jobs as part of changes aimed at making savings of around 20%, according to sources. The corporation will today hold a series of meetings with its staff across the UK when … Continue reading

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