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Whether you’ve had a flexible working request and you’ve just approved it, or whether you’re considering hiring a flexible employee, you should know that flexibility doesn’t have to last forever. For a professional working mum, flexible working can be a lifeline to keep careers on track as they seek to balance their home and work […]

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The lifecycle of a professional mum goes way beyond the first eighteen years of a child’s life. With predictions that many of us will be working into our seventies, it’s always good to look at the bigger picture when it comes to your career. We explore how your children’s needs change over time and what […]

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We’re told top talent is scarce to find at the moment. As a flexible recruiter, we have lots of brilliant professional talent on our books. But not everyone can find the part-time employment or flexibility they’re seeking as they care for children or ageing parents. 1. Going self-employed to find flexibility For those working mums […]

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We’re already hearing Christmas tunes being played and wondering if it really is all beginning earlier and earlier or whether it’s just us. Some things you can depend upon, right? But when it comes to your recruitment, how can you find the professional employees your business really needs? Well, when it comes to the business […]

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Just in time for National Stress Awareness Day, flexible recruitment agency Ten2Two looks at the link between stress and flexibility… People who want to find flexible work are usually driven by several motivating factors. But one of the main reasons behind a desire for flexible work is the necessity to cut down on stress. For […]

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We know if you’re stressed you’re not as productive as you can be.  And we know that if you have a productive day, stress levels drop away as you feel more in control of your life. Here are our top tips for a stress-free day, week or month: Plan your day. Think in advance either the […]

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Everyone wants flexible working these days, we’re told. From millennials with side hustles to parents and children of ageing parents. Yet when it comes to hiring, unconscious bias is still at work in businesses across the land. We look at why employers need to address workplace diversity with regards to ‘older’ workers.   Senior roles […]

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