Author Archives: Jocelyn Somner

Why Autumn is the Perfect Time for Job Hunting

Summer seems to be well and truly over with the change of weather here in the UK, but there are many things to keep our spirits lifted. The recruitment industry is busy during September and candidates are often looking for a new direction making autumn the perfect time for job hunting. Autumn is the Perfect…

A longer commute decreases well-being despite greater salary

A study of commuting and personal happiness found that a longer commute decreases well-being despite greater salary. The study carried out by the Office for National Statistics found that each minute added to a workers commute affected anxiety, happiness and general well-being. A longer commute decreases well-being despite greater salary Four measures were used to assess workers…

The Risks of Overtime to a Business & How To Stop Them

According to the CIPD, “Nearly 1.4 million people in the UK regularly work more than 60 hours a week”. Whatever the reason for the overtime, there are risks of overtime to a business that can cause long-term damage for both employers and employees. The Risks of Overtime to a Business Stress related illness and burn-out is…