After finishing a year-long apprenticeship, it’s a good idea to reflect on what was great about it. There’s a lot of different ways to learn, and work-based learning is one of them – so what could make it the right choice for you?
The new minimum wages have rolled in for 2018. Where do you stand with the new wage changes? Find out how your wage is affected!
There’s a lot of recruiters out there. And just like with almost anything else, it’s a spectrum. So what defines recruiters as ‘good’, ‘bad’ or ‘ugly’?
With Valentine’s Day coming up this year, it got us thinking: is love at first sight necessarily for the best when recruiting? The Halo Effect could be clouding your vision – read more about it here!
Hustle cultures suck.
Blue Monday is supposedly the most depressing day of the year, but is it REALLY as bad as it sounds?
Not feeling the wave of inspiration everybody else seems to have on January 1st? Don’t worry, you’re not alone.
The obligatory Christmas blog. But seriously, let’s reflect: have you been happy?
The next big summer blockbuster: coming to a workplace near you soon.
Today, we’re remembering.
The interview: something to be afraid of? Probably not, but it’s worth approaching it with common sense.
Do you feel lucky to be you?
Really. It’s not for you.
Our Business Breakfast on September 15th went great! Thank you to everyone who came. Read more about what happened here!
Productivity comes naturally to some – and not so much to others. If you’re part of the latter, find out how to stay on target with work here!
Mental health is gaining ground when being recognised in the workplace. But how do you cope with issues in yourself or others?
With the number of UK agencies at an all time high, your choices are endless. How do you decide who to use?
If you’re scared of lacking experience in your next interview, your personality traits or characteristics could give you a step over your competitors.
With all of the recent goings-on in the media between Zuckerberg and Musk, the big question is: Will AI make most of us redundant?
If the right investment in your company can lead to profit, can investing in staff lead to a better customer-staff experience?
The benefits of work-based training are obvious, but are you aware of everything it can provide you? I return from the distant lands of work seminars and tutorials to share my adventures with you (aren’t you lucky?).
Don’t know the difference between JSA and Universal Credit? Scared about losing your Universal Credit if you work? Debunk your worries here.
There’s a lot of advice going around these days about finding work. But should you listen to all of it?
Once again, 1st Stop are excited to announce that we will be present at the Haverhill JobCentre Plus Job Fair on June 14th 2017. For anyone interested in what 1st […]
Can’t make your mind up about whether to recruit internally or use a recruitment agency to take the weight of your shoulders? Weigh up the benefits of agency recruitment here.
It’s time for first contact: the dreaded job application. Whether you’re worried about your CV not being up to scratch or you’re scared of the interview process, we’re here to help.