Blog - May 2017

  • Are You Earning the UK Average Salary for Your Age Bracket?

    Posted on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 by Guest BloggerNo comments

    When it comes to earnings and wages, your age and your salary are directly linked. As you get older, progressing through your career, your average earnings will rise. This is to be expected as you gain experience and skills in your chosen industry.  So, if we look solely at age, what can you expect to be earning in your age bracket? Let’s take a look at the figures. Ages 18-21 – The first ...

  • Election 2017: What Do the Liberal Democrats Say about Workers, Employment, and Recruitment?

    Posted on Friday, May 26, 2017 by Getting PoliticalNo comments

    With the General Election a matter of days away, all of the main parties have now published a manifesto in full. Here at Love Success, we’ve taken a look at what Labour, the Conservatives, and the Liberal Democrats are proposing for the country over the next five years, focusing mainly on the areas of work, employment, and how new laws might affect London recruitment agencies and office support ...

  • Election 2017: What Do the Conservatives Say about Workers, Employment and Recruitment?

    Posted on Friday, May 26, 2017 by Getting PoliticalNo comments

    The General Election is now less than a month away, and all of the main parties have published their manifestos in full. Here at Love Success, we’re going to be looking at what the main parties are proposing for the country over the next five years, with a focus on workers, employment, and how the new laws might affect PA and secretarial recruitment agencies, office support jobs, PA roles, and ...

  • Election 2017: What Does Labour Say about Workers, Employment, and Recruitment?

    Posted on Friday, May 26, 2017 by Getting PoliticalNo comments

    As we ramp up to the third big political vote in as many years, the team here at Love Success is going to be looking at each of the main parties’ manifestos to examine what they have in store for workers and employment, as well as gauging how this could affect the market for a PA recruitment agency like us, including the effect on office support and temporary PA jobs. First up, we’ll be looking ...

  • Top Tips to Get Through Any Group Interview

    Posted on Friday, May 26, 2017 by The Interview OracleNo comments

    The group interview is a popular option for employers trying to fill multiple positions, or sort through a large volume of applications effectively. These situations have their own pros and cons. The increased number of people can make the situation feel less stressful for candidates, as they’re not being singled out like in a traditional interview – but it can also be harder for talented ...

  • Dazzle Potential Employers with These Creative CV Ideas

    Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 by The CV GuruNo comments

    There was once a time when every CV followed a relatively similar formula. It held basic information (name, phone number, address), employment history, relevant qualifications and one or two references to back up the information. Simple, straightforward, and effective. In today’s market, however, the nature of the CV has changed entirely. With so much competition for jobs, it’s never been more ...

  • How to Resolve In-Work Disputes

    Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2017 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    Disputes in the workplace are part and parcel of office life – there’s no getting away from that. The work environment can often be a stressful place, with challenging deadlines, demanding clients, and high workloads, whether you're in a temporary PA job or an Office Manager. Many busy workplaces are also packed with hundreds of different people, with different personalities and traits - so it’s ...

  • The Seven Deadly Sins of a Job Interview

    Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 by The Interview OracleNo comments

    So you’ve made it through the initial round of applications, and you’ve been selected for a job interview with a firm you really like. Congratulations! Now you just have to get over the hurdle that is the job interview itself… Many people compare job interviews to ‘hell’ – but it doesn’t need to be this way, especially if you can manage to avoid the seven deadly sins of every job interview. ...

  • Boosting Confidence in the Workplace

    Posted on Monday, May 15, 2017 by The Confidence ExpertNo comments

    Confidence is key when you’re in a working environment. Whether you’re communicating with clients or liaising with colleagues, you need to be confident enough to deal with any situation that’s thrown at you. Studies also suggest that those who are more outwardly confident are more likely to be promoted, or progress faster at work. Is this because they stand out more in the eyes of senior staff? ...

  • Will Facebook Replace LinkedIn as the ‘Professional’ Social Network?

    Posted on Friday, May 12, 2017 by Social buzzerNo comments

    Just a couple of years ago, all the talk in recruitment circles, and at PA and secretarial recruitment agencies, was about how LinkedIn had practically replaced the CV, creating online portfolios that allow effective networking and sourcing of great candidates. Now, however, things have changed. Facebook is venturing into the recruitment industry, with a new ‘Jobs’ feature. Last year, the ...