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Care & recruitment in a post Brexit world – what the proposed immigration changes really mean?

New Immigration Proposal, New Problems?   The government’s white paper on immigration, published in December 2018, sets out a post-Brexit immigration system apparently focused on “talent and expertise… rather than where [people] come from”. The new system will favour skilled workers, the government tells us, in a bid to “…ensure the UK remains a hub …

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Millennials + Dream Jobs

What’s your dream job? Recent research reveals that although 85% of UK working adults aren’t currently in their dream job millennials are more likely than previous generations to believe they will be… (Via @StylistMagazine ) https://goo.gl/Q2VK1v  

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Care Day 2019 OR Leaving Care + Employment

4 in 10 care leavers in England between 19-21 are not in employment or training. Find out more about the @CareLeaverCov here: https://goo.gl/BLgQSE

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Lost the Love for Your Job?

Fallen out of love with your job? BUT is it time to leave or should you give it another go? (Via @BNDarticles): https://goo.gl/pRNe8a

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Charles Darwin Day 2019

Author + entrepreneur @Alltopstartups shares the super skills you need to remain career relevant – taking inspiration from such notables as Charles Darwin, Einstein + some more contemporary thinkers! (Via @Medium): https://goo.gl/t3MKNU

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Kids + Residential Care

TV’s Katie Price reveals she’s considering residential care for her son. Now other parents speak out (via @BBCNews). As Katie says: “It takes a special person to care and look after a person with complex needs.” Could that person be you? https://goo.gl/b6JDhr      

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#LinkedIn

Never underestimate the importance of making connections when it comes to your business or career! We’ve just been meeting with @LinkedIn to discuss some new + exciting opportunities for us + for you… #InItTogether #LinkedIn #AngelHR  

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#WorldCancerDay2019

Did you know that almost 120,000 people of working age people find out they have cancer every year? Fortunately help + advice on your work rights is out there. This comprehensive piece, via @thisismoney, is a great start https://goo.gl/a1ChFf

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A To Don’t List To Help Your To Dos

January was all about goals and plans. But what if you start February by taking note of what you don’t want to do? (via @lifehacker) https://goo.gl/yBYXy3    

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Record Employment – But…

UK employment may have reached a record high of 32.54 million (@ONS) but the number of job vacancies rose by 10,000 to a record high of 853,000 (via the @BBC). Need help with those vacancies? We’re here: https://goo.gl/2X4buK

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Your CV is a Story Not a List

If you’re just thinking of your CV as a list of places you’ve worked + stuff you’ve done then you’ve got it wrong! Here’s why you should approach it with these 3 stories in mind … (Via @QuartzAtWork) https://goo.gl/n415PF

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Employee Burnout Risking Your Business?

“[E]mployee burnout can trigger a downward spiral in individual + organizational performance,” @GallupWorkplace has found. Yet: “[A]bout two-thirds of full-time workers experience burnout on the job.” What do you think? https://goo.gl/NfoHc9

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Is It Time For a Makeover?

Does your career need a makeover? Check out these warning signs… (Via @thebalance) https://goo.gl/wtAF6V

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Blue Monday

Happy at work? “People who are happy at work tend to enjoy life more + have better health, stronger relationships + a greater sense of purpose. …[E]vidence shows that happier staff are more productive, creative + committed,” says @actionhappiness https://goo.gl/8jY2dr

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Write a Career Mantra

Not into goal planning? How about keeping yourself on the right with just a few carefully chosen words? (Via @CareerContessa). We’d love to hear what you come up with! https://goo.gl/y5Y1RS

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Career Changes: Not Just for January

“Career changes have to be seen as par for the course, not a one-off leap made only by the bold.” Thought-provoking read on the future of work by @thepooluk ‘s @marisajbate. What do you think? https://goo.gl/Ktrk9E

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Brexit Uncertainty

Following MPs rejection of the PM’s Brexit plan @britishchambers Boss, @BCCAdam, tells #BBCNews that the ongoing uncertainty means: 1 in 5 businesses could change their hiring plans. https://goo.gl/8kKsgp

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Employment Trends January 2019

Employers: How are you finding recruiting right now? “A lack of work ready candidates is really beginning to bite UK businesses and the situation is worsening. … . It really is a candidate’s market at the moment.” says @RECPress ’s Jan 2019 UK Report on #Jobs. https://goo.gl/wA9LYG    

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New Job

Did the back to work blues finally get you? If so, you’re not alone! Almost half of Brits will be looking for a new job as of last Friday (Via @RecruitmentBuzz + @Arden_Uni ). Need help?! https://goo.gl/E3kMPP

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Job Trends – Looking Forward

Whether you’re looking for a new job or a new employee @Onrec ‘s 2018 review will give you the lowdown you need in 2019. Want hands on help? We’re always here… https://goo.gl/ZuUWxq      

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Care Trends ’19

Turns out Care is “the best industry for job satisfaction” according to research by @CVLibrary. Lucky for you Care is one of our specialities… https://goo.gl/mtDAxY

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Back to Work Productivity

Struggling back to work? @Inc has some hacks to help you overcome the January blues and really up your work game. https://goo.gl/myy82d    

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Career plans

Two of our specialities – Hospitality and Care – are predicted to be two of the Top 10 industries to get into in 2019! (Via @Onrec). Find out why, then let us know how we can help you. https://goo.gl/QncFKu  

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Three HR trends to watch for in 2019

From Gender Pay Gap reporting in 2018 to hiring on attitudes in 2019 this fast-paced, global HR round up (Via @LinkedIn) is well worth a read for the busy hiring manager. What are your 2019 predictions? https://goo.gl/jn8vMU

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Tempted to Ghost Your Job?

This @Guardian piece reckons ghosting at work is getting more common. What do you think about this workplace trend? https://goo.gl/CprDia

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Christmas Day Message

Wishing our wonderful client employers and incredible candidates a very Merry Christmas – whether you’re at home with loved ones or hard at work making Christmas magic for someone else!

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Christmas Eve 2018

It’s #ChristmasEve so all our branches are closing at 4pm! Our festive opening hours: Closed– Christmas Day / Boxing Day + New Year’s Day / Open– 8am – 4pm 24th/ 27th/ 28th/ 31stDecember.  Merry Christmas to all!  

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BBC Christmas Ad Controversy

Is the #BBC #Wonderland Christmas ad a guilt trip or a festive fairytale? Working parents – in particular working mums – are divided. What do you think? https://goo.gl/bZhQGv

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Christmas Card Day / Secret Santa at Work

Stuck for Secret Santa ideas? Shop online guided by this @strategist at @nymag list + you probably won’t go too far wrong. Don’t forget to tell us what you order! https://goo.gl/3FcjG3

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Mary Poppins Returns

This week Emily Blunt steps into Julie Andrews’s shoes in #MaryPoppinsReturns. So what should you do when you’ve got big shoes to fill at work? (Via @TheMuse) https://goo.gl/dxcChM

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International Migrants Day

As a company comprised of people from all over the globe what better way to mark International Migrant Day than to share this celebratory piece (via @Independent )!? Here are just 10 things created for Britain by immigrants… https://goo.gl/haiUYk

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Setting Goals That Work for You

Another year gone by + still stuck in the same old job? Take this @PsychologiesMag test + find out just what’s keeping you stuck! Don’t forget to let us know how we can help! https://goo.gl/DHwmQS

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New Year New Job Tips

From writing a winning CV (or resume) to looking beyond jobs boards – this @usnews piece gives some handy advice on job hunting in 2019. PS remember a good agency, like Angel HR, can do a lot of the hard work for you… https://goo.gl/wQFf9C

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Nostradamus Birthday + Brexit

Employers! Even Nostradamus couldn’t predict what the post #Brexit workscape will look like! But @PwC_UK ’s Beyond Brexit blogs + podcasts might help you cut through the confusion… https://goo.gl/VRLbMy

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Curiosity

“New research points to 3 important insights about curiosity [in] business. First, curiosity is much more important to an enterprise’s performance than was previously thought…” Great piece on curiosity via @HarvardBiz https://goo.gl/h9aVcz

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Socialising + Networking

Office party? Festive gathering? Make the most of the season’s social-side + get networking. Don’t know how? Start with this (via @QuartzAtWork): https://goo.gl/oDHFFe      

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#MentalHealthAwareness

They say, an apple a day keeps the doctor away, right!? Whether you’re catering for a #carehome or cooking for one there’s more + more evidence that what you eat affects your #mentalhealth (via @MetroUK) https://goo.gl/LQ6PiY

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Imposter Syndrome?

Impostor Syndrome struck again!? Reset your career confidence button with these snappy hacks courtesy of @NerdAboutTown (aka Stephanie Yeboah) + @StylistMagazine https://goo.gl/yM95o2

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Psychologies Test

Not sure where to go next with your career? Don’t panic! Take this quick @PsychologiesMag test + find out what motivates you. Then tell us how we can help! https://goo.gl/igLv7V

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#hardwork

If you’ve got a @ZacEfron kind of attitude, we’d love to hear from you! https://goo.gl/PSQn3v

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Care + Christmas

Relatives of people with Alzheimer’s share how they manage at Christmas (via @alzheimerssoc) If you’d love to make a difference to those in need, speak with one of our friendly Angel Care Team about our opportunities today. https://goo.gl/m65hm3    

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Volunteering + CV

Giving isn’t just for Christmas! Give your time + you can get so much in return! Find out what volunteering can do for your career (Via @TEDx ) https://goo.gl/9d7iES

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Third of workers are coasting

A recent report found that 1 in 3 UK workers are “coasting” in their career + that’s a problem for both employers + employees alike… (Via @RecruitmentBuzz) https://goo.gl/e7ypMa    

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International Day of Disability

“People with long-term or limiting conditions often have a knack of bedding into a new job quickly + finding their own solutions to challenges thanks to a wealth of experience in problem solving [+] an innate drive to succeed.” (via Virgin) https://goo.gl/61UTv7    

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Dream Job Mapper

Is 2019 the year you create your dream job? Well, @Hult_Biz reckon they’ve created something to help you get clear on just what your dream job could look like in real life: https://goo.gl/Ku95fr    

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Small Biz Saturday

Earlier this year a report found that over two thirds (67%) of UK SMEs: “[F]ind it difficult to hire qualified staff members or keep existing talent in the company.” (Via @smallbusinessuk ) If that’s you, we can help: https://goo.gl/SkUXJo

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Stress Management

Stressed by all the Christmas customers? Nail-biting interview on the cards? Work keeping you up at night? This ONE hack via @Inc might help: https://goo.gl/DGGCfq

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#Graduation

Working and learning is completely doable! This lovely Angel Care candidate graduated last week with a degree in Forensic Investigation – achieved while working as carer for us. Congratulations! Amazing!  

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Team Angel Breakfast

This giant breakfast powered us up for a very satisfying brainstorming session + Team Angel chat! Hope the results are just as satisfying!

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Work with Value

Something (short) to watch this Thursday from Prof. @davidgraeber who condemned the 21st century phenomenon of creating meaningless jobs. Here he asks why we work like we do + what a better way of working might look like. (via @theRSAorg ) https://goo.gl/ZrWr

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Brexit + Job Change

Brexit is causing a surge in London job changes says @economiamag. Are you looking to make a move before the deadline? Angel HR specialises in: catering, hospitality, care, facilities + office roles. Get in touch: https://goo.gl/Uk6pYP      

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Loneliness

We hear a lot about loneliness around #Christmas. But What Works Wellbeing’s “…review is the first of its kind to establish what we know about loneliness + effective ways to tackle it.” A must-read for care staff: https://goo.gl/WTuvDT

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Better Decisions

Quit the job? Don’t quit the job? Need help making better decisions? Check out these tips via @Inc ! Need some support? We help people find work they love in: #hospitality, #catering, #care, #admin, #facilities + more… https://goo.gl/rrk9FF

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Cyber Monday + Tech at Work

Tech might have taken over shopping, but what if it replaced your work colleagues or even your boss? Would you be up for working with / for a robot? (via @YouGov) https://goo.gl/yuTi8V

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#MondayBlues

Monday Blues. Bad days at work. They’re bound to happen – but it’s what you do with them that counts! Says Marwa Azab, PhD, via @PsychToday. What works for you + can we help? https://goo.gl/zi74gs

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One month till Xmas, make a wish list

Just ONE month till Christmas! Got your career wish list sorted? Go on, tell us: What do you want to do next year to take your career / business to the next level? (Via @Inc + human behaviour scientist @JonLevyTLB)https://goo.gl/o9chyt    

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Black Friday + Customer Service

Let’s face it nerves can get frayed this time of year. But remember, whatever business you’re in – #catering, #hospitality, #care or retail – making customers feel cared for really matters. (Via @TEDx)https://goo.gl/ukMqsX    

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#Introverts

Being an introvert at work isn’t always fun. But this @CareerContessa piece shares 5 reasons why introverts matter more than you might think. Something to comfort you on #friday! https://goo.gl/NXVPLf    

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Making an Impression at Work

Are you a trailblazer? Making an impact at work is key to getting the best opportunities. Get set to dazzle with these 10 tips from @LollyDaskal via @Inc: https://goo.gl/YXWHTQ    

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# Give Thanks

It might not be #ThanksGiving in the UK but there are always reasons to be grateful. And @TomGimbelwriting for @Inc reckons being in a job you love ranks up there with any personal relationship… https://goo.gl/fN3jUJ  

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2019 Career Change Tips

Too settled in the ‘velvet prison’ that is a comfortable but dull job to get out there + nail your dream job? Then check out these quick Psychologies tips + tell us what help you need to make a change in 2019: https://goo.gl/z9LVo1  

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World Television Day + Career Inspiration

Did you know a poll out last year found over a third of millenials reckon their careers were inspired by TV? (via Harpers Bazaar) We’re intrigued. Has TV shaped your career choices in any way? https://goo.gl/AAG1oF    

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#supportworker

“Without my #supportworker I would have ended up not going out + my independence would have gone. … I might have been dead by now.” – One man on the difference a great #socialcare service has meant to him. (Via the #BBC) Get inspired: https://goo.gl/6vRf7n    

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#InternationalMensDay

“As he looked out over the next 40 years of this, he felt a black despair.” Sound familiar? (Via @MensHealthMag). This International Men’s Day do yourself a favour + start creating a career you can be proud of. https://goo.gl/sfzjxx

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@LondonJazzFest

In a nod to @LondonJazzFest we got to wondering if Jazz could benefit the way we work. Guess, what!? Turns out listening to certain jazz tracks can help you focus + get more productive – here’s why (via Top Masters in Healthcare) https://goo.gl/hyGgpB

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Workplace

Got your dream job, but just can’t stand your colleagues? Do you stay? Do you go? @sharmadeanreid has some answers. (Via @Guardian) https://goo.gl/wWNVA

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@skillsforcare

Better choices. Less Anxiety. Quality of Life. Just some of the benefits promoting self care can bring. Check out this useful @skillsforcare guide to find out more. Are you committed to self care? If so, we’d love to talk. https://goo.gl/o1ASMx      

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Make a difference through good food

A recent thinktank found: Almost 4 million UK kids don’t have access to the good food they need to thrive! (Via The Guardian) Want to make a difference through good food? Angel HR can help! https://goo.gl/xCnzNc

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Angel Care @ GB Care Awards

We’re just a little bit excited here at #AngelHR! Our amazing #AngelCare Team have been nominated for The Home Care Manager Award + The Care Team Award @GBcareawards! Well done to our lovely Care Manager Joan Bothma + her team! What an event it was!

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#Kindess Day

Think kindness at work is for wimps? Think again! Here’s why kindness could actually be your key to workplace success. (By @CoachEurban via @LinkedIn) https://goo.gl/uJ51Zp

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#TalkMoney Week

Guess what!? It’s #TalkMoney Week! Worryingly the UK ranks below other comparable countries when it comes to financial literacy. Eeek! So here’s what you need to consider about money + that #DreamJob … (Via @TheMuse ) https://goo.gl/w7j2MX

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Temporary contract roles

A new report from @EYnews, reveals that more of us are choosing to work in temporary contract roles. This rapid read by @thorpers via @thepooluk concentrates on freelancers, but temping with a reputable #HR agency is also an option. https://goo.gl/hDy2fS

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Bumper year for recruitment agencies

It’s easier than ever for employers to DIY recruit + yet 2018 has been a bumper year for recruitment agencies – is this why? (Via @RecruitmentBuzz) https://goo.gl/MxykER

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Inspiring read

Inspiring read: This man’s experience of care made him want to do the same for others. (Via Guardian Social Care). Motivated? Then we’re here to help! https://goo.gl/ZgRaEZ  

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Stress @ work

Overwhelmed at work? It’s easy to feel powerless in the face of some work pressures. But could this quick test help you gain some control? (via @PsychologiesMag) https://goo.gl/umsH5C

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Self-Representation

Stop boring everyone to tears with your rubbish career story! Learn how to engage those people you need to impress with a well-crafted synopsis of what you do, who you are + where you want to go… (Via @FastCompany) https://goo.gl/ZbHgSo

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Been ghosted at work?

Been ghosted recently? You might think ghosting is just a dating phenomenon, but it happens at work + in job hunts too. Lucky for you there’s a few hacks for that… (Via @CareerContessa) https://goo.gl/dm

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Career horror story?

Are you telling yourself a career horror story? Find out how changing your tale of terror could impact your work-life for the better. (Via @LifehackerUK ) Just can’t find your way out of that mental maze? We can help!

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Technology, robots, the internet of things

Technology, robots, the internet of things. They’re taking our jobs + changing the way we think about work. Should you be scared? (Via @mashable) https://goo.gl/bpCSD9

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Productivity Hacks

Can’t wait for the weekend? Here’s an easy hack which could help you make more of your time + make boring tasks more interesting. Go on! Try it out + let us know how it goes. (via @LifehackerUK) https://goo.gl/3iKmep

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#CareEngland is getting ‘Creative’!

#CareEngland is getting ‘Creative’! Next month’s conference ‘Logging On’ will focus on “the intelligent use of data + technology in the care sector”. Inspired by a #career in #Care? #AngelCare can help with that: https://goo.gl/rMrntx  

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Just 74 days until THE big day!

Just 74 days until THE big day! Yep, Christmas is coming + if you’re on the lookout for a seasonal job – especially in #hospitality, #catering or health + social #care across #England – then we’d love to help! https://goo.gl/284LLD

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It’s Ok to be Grey – The Pitfalls of Age Discrimination

These workers are often more loyal, have more knowledge + better experience. So why are they so often overlooked? Asks this @RecruitmentBuzz piece. https://goo.gl/XP1LvC

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Are You Indispensable?

Could this happen to you? When #ElonMusk ’s assistant of 12 years, Mary Beth Brown, asked for a big raise, Musk took on her responsibilities for 2 weeks to see if she was critical to his success… (Via @FortuneMagazine): https://goo.gl/RMbV2w

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#MentalHealth @ work

The CEO of @AskLloydsBank reckons “[A]ny employer, of any size…” can create a “…culture of adequate support + sufficient time off…” for employees suffering with #MentalHealth issues. What do you think? (via @guardian ) https://goo.gl/uu8TzT

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Bored at Work?

A recent @OnePoll survey found almost 1 in 4 respondents are bored at work. Worse! 1 in 3 are bored at home! Check out this @Independent piece for 1 key solution. But if you want more inspiring work, we can help: https://goo.gl/z5hXXC

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Invisible Job Skills

Soft skills are the secret ingredient to many a career success. The good news? You can cultivate them! This #Skillopedia video gives job newbies the hacks you need to get on + make an impact at work (via @YouTube ) https://goo.gl/SrY1HD

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Be more octopus!

Be more octopus! It could benefit your career: “We must adapt, we must be agile and we must shift-shape. What I’m trying to say is that we must become like the Indonesian Mimic Octopus.” (via Vamsi Bodepudi on @LinkedIn ) https://goo.gl/VsG9y7

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#Resignation

Having job quitting fantasies!? You’re not alone – this @bbcthree piece compiles some of the best resignation stunts out there. BUT remember burning bridges is rarely a good idea in real life – sign up with a good #HR #Agency like #AngelHR instead! https://goo.gl/fUq1EN

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Career in Care

There are so many news stories about poor #carejobs out there. Which is one reason we created Angel Academy of Excellence! We support our best #Care #Temps to have great careers. Discover more here: https://goo.gl/5wwhQR

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Career Change Myth

Are you suffering from this career myth? According to some experts believing this ONE thing could be holding you back, keeping you stuck + draining away your worklife happiness… (via @stavziv at @TheMuse ) https://goo.gl/jhwmz

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Women and men @ work

“How can it be that two people in the same meeting might have such divergent experiences of work? And what can companies do about it?” This insightful piece via @WSJ tries to answer just that. https://goo.gl/cQnKX6

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#macmillan

Our #macmillan coffee morning in full swing! From London to Darlington Angel team got together for a cake-off like no other. Thanks for all those who came along to support a great cause! It’s amazing to see what a great #AngelFamily we have!    

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Community Care Live

Supporting people with learning disabilities who develop dementia is just one of the topics discussed at @CommunityCare ’s #CCLive18. If you’d love to make a difference to people living with challenges like this, then we’d love to talk: https://goo.gl/PtUPNd    

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Actor Will Smith’s 50th Birthday

Will Smith has some words of wisdom for our kind of candidate! If this is you, we’d love to get to know you better: https://goo.gl/PtUPNd

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#CarFreeDay

Guess what! It’s London #CarFreeDay. And, Bermondsey Street – a stone’s throw from our London Bridge HQ is taking part. Businesses. Commuters. What are your thoughts? https://goo.gl/QbNQmP    

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4 day work week

One NZ firm’s 4 day work week experiment resulted in: More #creativity. Better attendance. Improved #punctuality. Sustained performance levels. Should we scrap working Fridays? (via @StylistMagazine) https://goo.gl/kThVXd

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Hard Work

Queen of country music @DollyParton once said: “There are people more talented than me, but no one willing to work harder.” Are you a hard worker? Then, we’d love to connect: https://goo.gl/MPweUs

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Macmillan Coffee Morning

Join us for coffee and cake next Friday and judge our baking skills. https://goo.gl/nVkCDH Come along, have some cake and a chat about your dream career! We are sure we can help you to achieve it! Whatever raised on the day, we will match it. Angel Human Resources – North East England Media House, 43 Duke Street, …

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Social Care

Confused by adult social care? This month @NICEcomms released QualityMatters – a resource asking how health + social care services can be better structured around people + places. Any thoughts? https://goo.gl/5AtHtJ

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