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How will the new UK visa rules affect international students?

The UK government have released it’s immigration White Paper which explains how immigration rules could change for those coming to the UK in the future, including international students. This paper is just a proposal at this stage, so would still need to go through parliament to become law. One of the suggested changes is to extend the time that international students can stay in the UK after completing a bachelor’s, masters or PhD. So, we’re going to look at how these new rules could affect international students currently studying or due to arrive.

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By Jen Garmston Published: March 04, 2019

The importance of employee-manager relationships

Regardless of the level you currently work at, everyone has a story or two about a nightmare boss. Bad bosses have long been an amusing topic explored in film, but in actuality, an ineffectual boss can be more than just an annoyance – it can have a significant impact on productivity, output and the bottom line.

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By David Gee
Published: April 20, 2017

How to attract talent in a less appealing sector

Marketing, finance, IT… All popular sectors, seen by many graduates as the ‘sexier’ or more appealing industries to get into. But what about engineering or insurance? Organisations in those areas need to employ a whole range of tactics to attract and retain top talent. But what kind of tactics are we talking about? This is the conundrum posited by Juliet Hailstone in a blog post for HR and payroll solutions provider MHR. Fortunately, alongside the query comes some useful advice. Employers, take note…

 

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By David Gee
Published: April 18, 2017

Four ways to use social media for recruitment

Social media is an inescapable phenomena, but whatever you think about it, it is an essential part of the recruitment process. It can boost visibility, build brand awareness, attract top talent and provide a platform for you to show off all the best parts about your organisation.

 

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Published: March 20, 2017

Attraction and retention strategies for the construction industry in UAE

Construction remains a key area of growth in the Gulf. After a rocky 2016 in which job creation became stagnant, 2017 spells new hope for sectors across the region, especially that of construction and infrastructure.

 

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By David Gee
Published: March 17, 2017

Tips for improving diversity in the workplace

Time and time again it has been proven that a diverse workplace is a productive and profitable workplace. Chief Diversity Officer at Seimens, Janina Kugel, summed it up quite nicely in a recent report in Gulf News: “Diversity strengthens our innovative capacity, unleashes the potential of Siemens’ employees and thereby directly contributes to our business success.”

 

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By David Gee
Published: March 16, 2017

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