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Why you need to integrate sleep into your people strategy

Along with eating, hydration and keeping active, sleep is one of the integral pillars of wellbeing. A bad night’s sleep can result in memory problems, mood changes, memory problems, a weakened immunity system, increased risk of diabetes and heart disease, memory problems, weight gain and affected balance and co-ordination. In fact, such is the effect

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Breaking down flexible working: PowWowNow

PowWowNow is one of the UK’s leading communication software companies, helping businesses to grow, transform and become more productive using collaboration tools and technology. As flexible working has grown in popularity, the PowWowNow team has conducted comprehensive research into this new trend, producing resources for both employers and employees to encourage successful flexible working practices.

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Five ways to show appreciation for your employees

The first Friday in March is National Employee Appreciation Day, a chance to recognise the contribution your temporary and permanent staffing make to your business. While it may be tempting to go all out with a catered lunch or one-off celebration, we’d argue the best way to show your employees you care is by implementing

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Hiring a private chef: what you need to know

When it comes to building a private household, a private chef can be an invaluable addition. However, when hiring a private chef in London or internationally, there are lots of elements to consider. From figuring out the correct salary and hours, to catering to your family’s dietary requirements, finding the right fit is essential. Tiger

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An Exceptional Working Life: Creating Better Workplaces

The gender pay gap starts well before women enter the workforce. Diversity isn’t just about quotas. Flexible working isn’t a benefit, it’s a necessity. Companies that neglect their corporate social responsibility will miss out on 88% of the millennial talent. These findings are just some of the topics covered in Tiger’s upcoming e-book, An Exceptional

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The evolution of performance management

In the early nineteenth century, a British entrepreneur named Robert Owen introduced what could be identified as one of the earliest iterations of traditional performance management. In his textile factory in Scotland, supervisors assigned each factory worker a coloured block based on their performance that day. The idea was that high achievers were rewarded and

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What qualities to look for when recruiting hospitality staff

When hiring hospitality staff, it’s one thing to look at their professional experience, but another to understand the personality traits that will make them successful in a hospitality career. After all, working as a hotel manager, concierge or general manager requires an ongoing commitment to providing an exceptional guest experience – even when they may

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Hiring in London: what you need to know

As one of London’s leading job recruitment agencies, we have a unique insight into the hiring trends that affect the secretarial job market. The data from Tiger’s 2019 Salary and Benefits Review revealed the effect developments such as Brexit and the continuing low unemployment rate have had on hiring, with a number of surprising statistics. If

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The ladder of learning: Encouraging career progression

Gone are the days of ladder-like career progression, where a trainee or entry-level assistant would slowly work up the ranks of their company to eventually reach a senior position. The modern world of work has transformed, bringing with it a new approach to career development, where experience and learning are emphasised and pathways appear in

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Soft benefits: a weapon in the war for talent

With the number of Britons in the workforce at its highest level since the 1970s, the competition for great talent only continues to heat up. No longer can companies rely on a competitive salary; these days, workforce expectations have shifted to include discussions about unlimited holiday allowances, enhanced maternity and paternity leave, flexible working, discount

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