Mental health stigma holds back ex-services people from getting jobs

Research out today, by SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity claims that British ex-service personnel struggle to find work due to mental health stigma. Almost a half (46 percent) of UK recruiters worry about hiring a service leaver in case they had mental health issues. Despite best efforts from British companies …

How Interacting in Professional Groups on Facebook Can Help Your Brand Grow

For years groups on Facebook have been a hub of activity, especially for brands. These are places where you can can actually help attract new Fans without paying for advertising. Groups can help build your personal brand’s visibility and create more social interactions. By engaging in groups that are relevant …

How To Write A Killer Product Description And Helpful Tools You Can Use

The Importance of Product Descriptions Why do we write product descriptions? We could, potentially, just post the picture of the product we’re selling, add the price, and leave it at that. That should work, right? Customers would come by, see the product, presumably recognize it, and decide whether they want …

This Venture Capitalist Started Her Own Firm Without Any Investing Experience or Degree. Here’s How She Did It

Arlan Hamilton was homeless, sleeping on the floor of the San Francisco International Airport and couch-surfing for months when it finally happened. The 38-year-old launched Backstage Capital in 2015, a venture capital firm that invests in under-invested founders, like women, people of color, and members of the LGBTQ community. Hamilton …

Belfast office market outpacing others in UK and Europe

The Belfast office market is one of the UK’s best performing when it comes to returns for investors, significantly outstripping cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow, Cardiff and London, a new property report claims. The Northern Ireland Commercial Property Investment Review (registration), produced by Ulster University and global financial company …

Flexible working and an always on culture can be bad for health

Employees believe flexible working allows them to do their best work yet they also feel permanent connectivity is damaging their health, an international survey of more than 1,000 workers has suggested. In the study conducted by Quartz Insights in partnership with Citrix Systems, Inc, respondents ranked flexible working as the …