5 ways to increase retention in a millennial workforce

Millennials are the largest generation in the workforce today. It’s also a workforce that has developed quite the notoriety – being far more conscious about the nature of their job than your typical Gen-X or Baby Boomer. High turnover rates are common among millennial employees, with few sticking with the same job for more than a couple of years. In fact, most of them are prone to job hop until they finally land a position that fulfils their long checklist of desires, and these lists can be ‘really’ long and detailed. Essentially, raises, promotions and other traditional reward schemes alone are simply not enough to retain millennials. Therefore, it’s important to understand and employ effective retention strategies in order to…

How effective networking can help you find the ideal job

Searching for the right job can be a really tricky prospect, and you can’t just expect to land the perfect one out of the blue; you need to be actively searching for it. Professional networking is perhaps one of the most reliable ways of finding the ideal job for yourself. It involves building up a web of relationships, made up of individuals that you can assist and in turn can assist you; this includes everyone from family, friends to friends-of-friends and business connections. It’s important to understand that effective networking isn’t about begging for favours or merely exchanging pleasantries with each other. In essence, it’s the creation and fostering of long-term relationships, which in turn helps you develop your skillset,…

Understanding Brexit: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding the Who’s, What’s and Why’s of Brexit

The United Kingdom’s Brexit saga has worked its way through three years and as many Prime Ministers. The political drama has undergone a slew of twists and turns that have experienced analysts struggling to make sense of the situation.

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