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Take the Test: What’s Holding You Back?

Career not going the way you wished? Discover what’s up with this @PsychologiesMag test. Then let us know if we can help… https://bit.ly/30q71yB

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#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek’19

When it comes to work your body image isn’t just your problem, it could be your employer’s too (via @ConversationUK). Yes, it’s Mental Health Awareness Week (@mentalhealth) + this year’s theme is body image. https://bit.ly/2NRg1FG    

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Care Home Catering Goes 3D

Where futuristic technology meets care home catering for the elderly. What do you think? https://bit.ly/2HcEING  

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Nurses Day ’19

We need dedicated nurses to deliver heartfelt care to vulnerable people everyday, but this Sunday is Nurses’ Day. So here’s a little reminder of the huge job nurses do + how they impact us all! (#ThisNurse video by RCN) https://bit.ly/3069Ch3    

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Europe Day’19

It’s Europe Day! So we wanted to take this opportunity to thank all our amazing temp and permanent candidates who come from all over the EU to work for the hotels, restaurants, care homes and offices who need them.    

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Onboarding Hacks for Employers

Having trouble retaining staff? How’s your onboarding process looking? (Via @thrive) https://bit.ly/2VDfBdH    

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Inspiration from Avengers Endgame

Tomorrow may be Star Wars Day, but Avengers Endgame is overbrimming with motivation Marvel style – according to @QuartzAtWork. Suffering with self doubt? This post is a must! https://bit.ly/2DJopEO

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#PositiveCare

We love a positive care story. Discover how Dorset council is delivering better care (via @CommunityCare). Inspired? We’re always looking for empathic + dedicated care workers. https://bit.ly/2VMKo8d    

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May Day’19: Start Your Summer Job Search

Want a summer job!? Here’s why you should sign up with a recruitment agency! PLUS other hacks from @Forbes https://bit.ly/2vFuIF7

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Meet Gen Z

Employers! Turns out: “Gen Zers have some unique and possibly unexpected traits.” Get the lowdown via @VisualCap. Have questions? We can help! https://bit.ly/2Ih7RbU    

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Rewarding Care Home Scheme

Love an inspiring care story! “…[I]t is already making a difference to people’s lives. … [S]everal residents can now walk independently to the dining room instead of relying on a care assistant for support.” (Via @GdnSocialCare) https://bit.ly/2DwD06n    

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Career Inspiration for Shakespeare Day

Got career ambitions? How are your communication skills looking? (Via @gethppy) Need career advice? We can help! https://bit.ly/2ZtTcyL

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A Fresh Approach to Social Care

“When I told people I planned to move into a care home for the weekend, they warned me I risked losing my laundry, if not my dignity. But my experience was different.” – says @saralivadeas of Freemantle Trust via @GdnSocialCare https://bit.ly/2HJoLP8    

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Notre Dame ’19

Today our hearts go out to our French friends. So many Team Angel members have beautiful personal memories of living, working or holidaying in Paris + the amazing Notre Dame Cathedral.    

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Your Recruitment Methods Need a Refresh? / GenZ + Rethinking Recruitment

Is it time to refresh your approach to recruiting? “Almost one-in-five (18%) of Generation Z applicants are dropping out of the recruitment process, even after being offered a job” – says Recruitment Buzz. https://bit.ly/2V1fisV  

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Q4 2018: Employee Confidence Slumps

Latest data shows a slump in UK employee confidence. Active job-seeking fell by 7.2% from the third quarter of 2018 but the reasons go beyond Brexit… (Via @personneltoday). https://bit.ly/2FeY0Q8    

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Sustainability at Work + for the Planet

“Company sustainability typically looks at its impact on the community locally + globally, but sustainability starts with the people behind the scenes,” says this @Forbespiece. Employers / Employees: What do you think?https://goo.gl/vYtNCD    

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Humanising On-Boarding

Is your Onboarding Process putting off your great new recruits? @SkyUK talk making introducing new employees to your company “human-centred, not HR-centred” in this @happyhenry post. What do you think?https://goo.gl/o3WJ7c    

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Creative Care: Kids + the Elderly

We love it when Care gets creative! “Nightingale House is home to elderly residents and nursery children by day, with the two groups uniting for a variety of activities – from gardening to arts and crafts,” says @TimeOutLondon. https://goo.gl/Td4ze8

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Put the Spring in Your Job Search

Job search need a refresh? This great post – via @thebalance(US) – shows you why using an agency can be a great addition to your job hunt arsenal + how to find the right one for you. Got a question for us? We’d love to help! https://goo.gl/zEb8yQ    

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Gen Z @ Work

“There are a few organisations out there that have begun to crack the code on how to engage their essential Millennial employees … but not nearly enough.” Some insights on what’s gone wrong with Millennial engagement (Via @businessinsider). What do you think? https://goo.gl/hNKqty

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#pancakeday2019

There’s no forgetting its #pancakeday today from all the mouth watering posts we’ve seen. Any of our followers care to share their favourite recipe or topping for our consultants to try?

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What Makes Employees Happy?

Do 15 people have to approve an employee getting a laptop at YOUR organisation? If so, you’re risking losing your employee’s TRUST – a vital key to retaining great employees! (Via @TEDTalks) https://goo.gl/36MQgV

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Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2019

It’s Eating Disorder Awareness Week. Did you know that: “[C]ertain occupations … tend to attract people who are vulnerable to eating disorders, such as jobs in the food industries, sport, fashion, nursing and the caring professions.” (Via @beatED) https://goo.gl/u9voY6

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REC Update Feb’19

With record vacancies (ONS stats) finding the right candidates is getting trickier says @OnRec: “[W]hich is why recruitment professionals are playing an increasingly pivotal role in supporting employers …”. Need support? https://goo.gl/4bKgnE

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@TheAcademy2019

How do you acknowledge + reward great work? Because @DDIworld The Global Leadership Forecast 2018 reported that building a leadership pipeline + retaining their top talent were worry #1 + #2. (Via @workology) https://goo.gl/gdKhus  

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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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#DreamJob

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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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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@CareLeaver

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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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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