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How long should you stay in a job?

Do you enjoy where you work? If the answer is yes, then well done – you’re one of just 15% of workers worldwide who feel valued in their current company.

Are informal job interviews the way forward?

When a candidate is invited to a job interview, it is often assumed that this assessment will take place in a formal environment such as the company’s office or at the recruiter’s office.

Six types of horrible bosses - and how to handle them

The vast majority of upper management within the UK understands the delicate reciprocal balance in worker/ manager relationships for employee wellness and productivity.

How to vastly grow your confidence at work

As a business leader, you’re expected to be bold, headstrong and confident. However, sometimes this simply doesn’t come naturally.

How to prepare for a phone interview

Three reasons why you may be feeling stuck in your job

Feeling stuck in a job isn’t just bad for productivity – it’s bad for physical and mental health and ultimately can massively damage the progression of your career.

April Newsletter, Arena Candidate News

April's Newsletter for candidates, Interviews tips and more..

1/3 of employees worry they aren't good enough for their job

One third of all UK employees feel unqualified for their current position, whilst over half (53%) feel that fellow employees aren’t technically equipped to carry out their duties.

7 MOST annoying interview questions - and how to ace them

Every job interview is different with the recruiter or hiring manager quizzing the candidate on their previous employment and experience. Despite this, there are a few questions that consistently crop up.

Seven signs that your boss hates you

Having confidence in your upper management is an essential element of a truly sustainable job; if you don’t feel like your company’s management structure is effective, the temptation to simply hunt for a new position may well be constantly present in your mind.

Does your company have a 'work drinks' issue?

Whilst socialising with colleagues is an important part of building team comradery, in many industries the age-old tradition of team drinks at lunchtime may not be as harmless as some major corporations would like to believe.

Top 5 pre-interview essentials

Keen candidate who turned up a month early for interview bags the job

A previous jobseeker who turned up a month early for her Skype interview with Microsoft has landed her dream role with the tech giant.

Employees offered 12 weeks of 'life leave'

An Australian-based company has rolled out a new initiative where employees are offered between six to 12 weeks of ‘life leave’ – the Independent reports.

Which industries receive the most applications per vacancy?

Recruiters in certain industries are being overwhelmed with applications

How you should negotiate a payrise

IS IT TIME FOR A PAYRISE?

Is this the most dangerous job to recruit for?

While many individuals like to live on the edge, it seems as though this job role may be pushing the boat out a little bit.

UK workers feel 'shamed' out of taking holiday

British employees are failing to make the most of their holiday allowance – with 44% failing to use all of theirs last year, according to a new report from Tombola.

Vacancies fall as job market slumps

New research conducted by Adzuna

Five key signs that you're burning out at work

Are you feeling tired all the time? Increased anxiety levels?. These are two of the symptoms of that perhaps your on the road to a burnout.

The 5 worst business mistakes in history

Doh! Think you have made a bad decision at work? See who missed a trick and turned down some of the biggest deals.

Five ways to improve gratitude in your office

20 THINGS FROM ’98 THAT MIGHT MAKE YOU FEEL OLD.

The Best CV Buzzwords To Use In 2019

Making your CV stand out from the crowd these days is challenging when you apply for a role, you are most likely competing with people who have very similar qualifications. If you are not having much luck to date, perhaps it is time to rethink your CV and approach it not as a candidate, but as an employer.