Blog - August 2018

  • Staying Focused Before and After Your Summer Holiday

    Posted on Monday, August 20, 2018 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    With the bank holiday weekend coming up and a few weeks left of the school summer break, many UK workers are embracing their last chance for a summer holiday this year. But in the excitement of going away, productivity levels in the office can drop. At our top London recruitment agency, we love a summer holiday as much as any office worker, but we also love to see efficient offices in the run-up ...

  • How to Improve Your Punctuality for Work

    Posted on Friday, August 17, 2018 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    Are you the “office White Rabbit” i.e. the person who turns up late for work every day? If so, it might be time to improve your punctuality, especially if you have set working hours such as receptionist jobs, or your employer has raised your lack of punctuality as an issue. Thankfully, there are many steps you can take to improve your timekeeping! So here are our top tips on getting to the office ...

  • Keeping Your Personal Life Private at Work

    Posted on Thursday, August 16, 2018 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    Few people enjoy being the subject of office gossip, and if people start to discuss our personal problems in the workplace, it can lead to unhappiness. What’s more, employers are usually less than impressed when employees’ personal lives spill into their professional lives. Especially if it affects the standard of their work. Thankfully, you can keep your private life private in the workplace ...

  • Returning to Work after an Illness

    Posted on Monday, August 13, 2018 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    If you’ve been off work due to illness, you might feel anxious heading back into the office. Whether you’ve been off for just a day or two, or you’ve suffered an illness that has kept you away for weeks, months, or years—there are ways to prepare for your return. So, here’s our top tips on returning to work after an illness. Check you’re ready Although you might be eager to return to the ...

  • How to Improve Your Interview Confidence

    Posted on Friday, August 10, 2018 by The Interview GuruNo comments

    It’s perfectly natural to feel nervous before an interview. However, if you’ve missed out on roles you were ideal for because of interview nerves, then it’s a good idea to work on your interview confidence! At our leading London recruitment agency, we know a thing or two about interviews, so here are our top interview confidence boosters. Know your stuff One of the best ways to improve your ...

  • Why It’s Time to Start Networking If You Haven’t Already

    Posted on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by The Career GuideNo comments

    There are many benefits of networking both in and out of the workplace. Your network can include a wide range of people—not just work colleagues but also potential employers, clients, friends, and family members. As a leading London recruitment agency, we know the power of networking, so today we’ll show you why it’s important. Meet new people An obvious benefit perhaps, but networking is a ...

  • How to Improve Your Relationship with Your Boss

    Posted on Monday, August 6, 2018 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    For most workers, their boss isn’t their best friend. However, most people want to get along with their manager, as a bad boss relationship can make working life intolerable. When morale is low, productivity can take a substantial hit, so businesses rely on mutually-beneficial relationships between bosses and their workers. Thankfully, you can restore harmony in the worker-boss relationship, and ...

  • The Benefits of Working in London

    Posted on Friday, August 3, 2018 by Top London PANo comments

    The cost of living in London has put many people off relocating to the capital, but there are many great reasons for taking the risk! At our leading London recruitment agency, we embrace everything the city has to offer, and we think you’d love it too! London is one of the most prestigious cities in the world, and has an abundance of job opportunities, entertainment, events, and tourist ...

  • How to Work from Home Efficiently

    Posted on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    Over time, more and more people are working from home—either on a self-employed basis or for their employers. This working from home trend has increased as technology has enabled office-based duties to be completed outside the office. While some people find it easier to work from home due to the lack of distractions, others find it more difficult. Here are the top tips on staying focused and ...