Blog - February 2018

  • How to Deal with Energy Vampires in the Workplace

    Posted on Monday, February 19, 2018 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    Workplace relationships are influenced by the giving and taking of energy. Whilst some colleagues energise us and make us feel inspired, others sap that energy—sucking the life out of us. If you spend your working day with an energy vampire and you’ve become their unwitting victim, it’s time to take action! As a leading London recruitment agency, we know how important it is to be energised and ...

  • Top Tips to Help You Relax During Time Off

    Posted on Friday, February 16, 2018 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    If you find it difficult to relax when you’re not at work, you’re not alone. Many people who work in PA and executive assistant jobs struggle to switch off outside the office, whether they’re clocking out on Friday afternoon or jetting away for a well-earned holiday. Going from a fast-paced office where the phone is ringing off the hook to the quietness of downtime isn’t easy, and it can take ...

  • How to Boost Your Productivity in 2018

    Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2018 by Top London PANo comments

    However productive you were in 2017, there’s room to improve your work habits in 2018! Whether that involves changing your morning routine or handling your to-do list in a more efficient manner, there’s always an opportunity to become more productive in the workplace. Here’s some tips and tricks to help you boost your productivity this year. Savour a delicious breakfast each morning According ...

  • Big Signs It Might Be Time to Leave Your Job

    Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    The average person changes jobs approximately 12 times in their career, making it a common scenario. However, that doesn’t make it an easy thing to do, with many people concerned about the stigma that comes with “job hopping”. Some companies are hesitant to hire candidates who leave jobs regularly, but quitting a job for a good reason shouldn’t stop them from hiring you. At Love Success, we’re a ...

  • The Biggest Work Challenges for Women around the World Revealed

    Posted on Monday, February 12, 2018 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    Last week marked 100 years since women gained the right to vote, so we’re taking a look at the biggest challenges facing women today. A survey has revealed the biggest challenges for working women in 19 G20 countries, including Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Japan, USA, and Saudi Arabia. The five major issues that were highlighted were: Equal pay Career opportunities ...

  • How to Make Your Job More Meaningful

    Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    New YouGov research has revealed that over a third of workers in the UK feel their job makes no meaningful contribution to the world. Many of these workers felt that their role involves tasks they secretly believe don’t need to be performed. Despite this, comparatively few are looking for new jobs. If you’re finding it difficult to get excited about your work or you’ve become accustomed to the ...

  • What to Consider before Asking for a Raise in 2018

    Posted on Monday, February 5, 2018 by The Career GuideNo comments

    Ideally, we’d all receive the salary we want right away when beginning a job. However, if you’ve been in employment for some time, you’ll be aware that people rarely receive their dream offer right off the bat. You need to ask for what you want, state your case, and hope that your employer is able and willing to give you the salary you want. Whether you’re asking for a pay rise or more perks at ...

  • How to Settle into a New Role Easily: When You've Got a New Job

    Posted on Friday, February 2, 2018 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    Starting a new job is exciting, but it can also be nervewracking for most people. You’re likely to be concerned about making a good first impression with your boss and other colleagues, remembering everyone’s names, and understanding the business culture. There’s a lot to think about as you sit down at your desk ready to begin your first day on the job. Whether it’s a new PA job, executive ...

  • Unsuccessful Interviews: Using Negative Feedback to Your Advantage

    Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2018 by The Interview CoachNo comments

    Even the very best candidates won’t secure every single role that they’re interviewed for. Everyone at some point can expect to receive an email or phone call saying ‘thanks but no thanks’. Although this can bring about feelings of disappointment and rejection, it can teach you important lessons that might result in a revitalised approach to job seeking. With our years of experience as a leading ...