Government lacks the know-how to help disabled people get into work

The Department for Work Pensions has limited evidence of what works when it comes to supporting disabled people to work, according to the National Audit Office (NAO) in a report published today. The number of disabled­­ people in work has risen by 930,000 (31 percent) in the last five years, …

How to Use the Internet to Strengthen Your Compost Home Business

For some, the Internet and its constant innovation may be antithetical to the traditional, all-natural mentality that is central to composting. As an environmentally sustainable way to recycle yard waste into fertilizer and as an important part of any organic garden, composting is one of the most popular ways to …

Writing Guest Posts That Will Turn You Into a Thought Leader

WRITING GUEST POSTS Writing Guest Posts That Will Turn You Into a Thought Leader Raven Brajdic, Content Writer @ Article-Writing.co Are you looking for an effective way of increasing your brand’s exposure, reaching a new audience and increasing your authority and reputation? Writing guest posts is a great way to …

Hotels and Airbnb Encroach on Each Other's Turf

Hotels and Airbnb Encroach on Each Other’s Turf With moves taken by Marriott International and Airbnb, accommodations offered by hotels and private owner services are getting less clear-cut. Both are in what appears to be quite possibly the beginning stages of offering types of lodging hitherto thought of as uncharacteristic …

Why Your Start-Up Is Missing the Mark (And How You Can Fix It)

If it wasn’t hard enough to get your business started, how’s the difficulty level of keeping it going? Marketing and branding get pushed to the back burner, the website never works and people fail to pay on time. If this sounds familiar, you may want to reevaluate your business management …

Firms need to distinguish between job and organisation when it comes to employee engagement

Organisations need to distinguish between employee engagement with a job and engagement with the organisation if they are to improve the employee experience and their overall competitive advantage, a new research paper claims. Published by the Institute for Employment Studies (IES), the paper claims to highlight how traditional, one-dimensional views …

Nubank’s David Vélez and Cristina Junquiera to speak at Startup Battlefield Latin America

TechCrunch is pleased to announce that Nubank co-founder Cristina Junqueira and co-founder/CEO David Vélez will join us in a fireside chat at Startup Battlefield Latin America on November 8 at the Tomie Ohtake Institute in São Paulo, Brazil. Nubank’s product is a no-fee credit card managed through a mobile app. Investors …

The Great CRM Hoax: A Glaring Omission in Most Applicant Tracking Systems

Article was originally published by CATS. For more than ten years, CATS has provided software for thousands of recruiters from across the globe. As a result, we understand that selecting an applicant tracking system (ATS) in today’s world is a tedious, time-consuming process that recruiters have every right to dread. …

Growing gig economy could be behind buoyant ONS employment figures

Recent ONS figures showing a rising employment rate could be inflated by the growth of zero-hour contracts within the gig economy, as the number of UK workers on zero hour contracts having more than tripled since 2012. This is propping up overall employment levels by accounting for almost a quarter …

Employee experience of the workplace does not match employer rhetoric, claims report

A new report (registration needed), based on a survey of UK employers and employees, claims to reveal a significant and increasing gap between employees’ experience of being employed and what employers believe this experience to be. Barnett Waddingham’s four research papers claims that while the majority of employers (61 percent) believe the …