Employment

Education 12-09-2018

The Explosive Popularity of International Online Teaching

Technological advances throughout the years have made it possible for teachers to break out of the classroom with their lesson plans. Today there are numerous websites that offer students all over the world the chance to learn a wide variety of things from American teachers. VIPKid is just one example. This wewebsite helps Chinese students […]

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Business 07-09-2018

Comcast Works to Reinvent Healthcare Benefits

Comcast has been ranked as one of the most hated companies in the United States, but they are doing some very interesting and creative things with healthcare benefits for their employees. These changes have a lot of people talking, and they could set off a chain reaction with other companies following suit. The cable and […]

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Business 06-09-2018

5 Tips for Increasing Contact Centre Efficiency

Dick Bourke explains how the average contact centre can increase their efficiency in a very noticeable way. The first impressions that customers get when dealing with representatives of a business shape how they view it overall. Those who want to make their call centre more efficient can follow a few simple yet effective tips. Bourke […]

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Employment 13-06-2018

UK employment figures up, while wage growth dips

Britain’s employment rate sits at a record high of 75.6% for the three months up to April, the Office for National Statistics showed. 146,000 jobs were added in the year’s first quarter, a number that eclipsed the 120,000 expected. Slightly over 32 million are now in work, with an unemployment rate of just 4.2%, the […]

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Business 12-06-2018

Rolls-Royce planning job cuts

In an attempt to increase profits, Rolls-Royce is poised to cut over 4,000 jobs. The cuts, which reports say will be announced later this week, come as a part of simplifying the company’s middle-management and administrative structure. JP Morgan analysts estimated the cuts could save £200 million within the next three years. A Rolls-Royce spokesman […]

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Business 08-06-2018

Thousands of jobs at risk as House of Fraser announce closures

In their last step to avoid administration, House of Fraser plans to shut 31 stores across the UK, over half of their 59 total. The move is likely to put 6,000 jobs in jeopardy, as part of a company voluntary arrangement (CVA), which bosses hope will save the business from going under. Under a CVA, […]

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Business 08-06-2018

Amazon to boost UK with 2500 new jobs

Amid Brexit-related uncertainty, the British workforce has received good news with retail giant Amazon committed to adding 2500 new permanent jobs before the end of the year. The positions, which include 650 head office positions, will take the number employed by the company in Britain to around 27,500. Amazon’s UK Country Manager Doug Gurr said […]

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