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Why you should continue your job search in December

With Christmas just around the corner, many people would consider it best to pause their job hunt and focus on turkey and trimmings.  But don’t write off December too quickly, there are many reasons why it’s still worthwhile continuing your search for a new role. 1. There are still jobs out there – just because Read more about Why you should continue your job search in December[…]

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Is it time for a digital detox?

The amount of time we spend looking at a screen is ever increasing, the impact of this on our professional and personal lives is often up for debate.  We spoke to,  Nisha Gera from wellbeing specialists Joyful Living for some advice on how to have a digital detox. Guest blog: Nisha Gera from Joyful Living From smart phones and tablets Read more about Is it time for a digital detox?[…]

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If you want to attract millennials, then you need to embrace flexible working…

Although I have a slight issue with the term millennial, (I’m not really sure how such a diverse group of people with differing wants and needs can be grouped together under a single term) you can’t argue with the fact that endless pieces of research, including this latest piece by Totaljobs, all confirm the same Read more about If you want to attract millennials, then you need to embrace flexible working…[…]

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Personal branding: will social media come back to haunt me?

In the age of the internet you can’t afford to forget about personal branding when job hunting. I was listening to the radio the other day and heard a really interesting statistic: apparently over 50% of employers in London openly admit to checking potential recruits’ social media activities before making hiring decisions. As I’ve subsequently Read more about Personal branding: will social media come back to haunt me?[…]

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Thinking about working from home? Six things to consider

Chiumento is a ‘virtually virtual’ business. Over 80% of our team now work permanently from home and that will increase further in the months ahead. Much has already been said about the benefits of a virtual business. For example, one of our team recently wrote a blog explaining the difference it has made to her Read more about Thinking about working from home? Six things to consider[…]