Cost of Living Crisis on Employees and Business

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Inflation in the UK is at 10.5%, and with food, fuel and other basic living costs continuing to rise, it is no surprise many of us are feeling stressed about money. But how is this going to affect businesses and workers moving forward?

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  • The Impact Of WFH

    The Impact Of WFH

    Tuesday, December 6, 2022

    Working from home has been the new normal for many of us, and it's clear that it has got its advantages. However, with increasing reports of remote workers feeling lonely and isolated, is it time to consider that WFH may not be sustainable?

  • Hiring Blueprint

    Hiring Blueprint

    Friday, November 11, 2022

    Whilst many jobs call for an endless combination of skills, the most sought-after employee traits are often universal. When looking to expand your staff, keep in mind these three traits to find your ideal candidate.

  • Looking after your employees mental health

    Looking after your employees mental health

    Tuesday, October 25, 2022

    Around 1 in 6 adults experience a common mental health problem (such as anxiety or depression) in any given week in the UK. With this in mind, it is more important than ever before that we understand how to take care of our employees wellbeing and the best ways we can provide support.

  • Improve Your Hiring Process

    Improve Your Hiring Process

    Thursday, August 18, 2022

    Everyone knows interviews are scary. But does it get any easier once you’re on the other side of the desk? As you progress through your career and start working in management, you’ll soon be conducting interviews yourself. Having a proper hiring process is the key to attracting and, most importantly, retaining high quality employees.

  • Record of Employed in the UK Hits 29.5 Million

    Record of Employed in the UK Hits 29.5 Million

    Monday, July 4, 2022

    As we turn to the 2nd half of the year, it's clear to see that although the number of jobs becoming available has started to slow, the job market isn't slowing down for us here at AboutTheJob. With the record of employed in the UK Hitting 29.5 Million, we know we've played our part in getting great candidates in to exciting new positions.

  • Building the Right Partnership

    Building the Right Partnership

    Tuesday, June 21, 2022

    Lawsons is the largest independent Timber, Building Materials and Fencing merchants in London and the Southeast. Established in 1921, they now have 36 branches and 750 employees. Lawsons signed up with us in March 2021, and for the past 18 months we have supported them with their recruitment needs across all branches and their Head Office.

  • Interview Tips and Tricks

    Interview Tips and Tricks

    Tuesday, May 31, 2022

    So, you’ve secured an interview, yay! Now what? The initial excitement probably lasted for around 10 seconds, and now you’re left with an overwhelming feeling of panic. Interviews are scary, but preparation is key. Taking the time to do your research will put you in the best position to make a good impression and keep your nerves at bay.

  • CV Refresh - Revitalise your Resume

    CV Refresh - Revitalise your Resume

    Monday, May 23, 2022

    Let’s be honest, everyone hates searching for a job. It’s tedious, it takes ages, and often can really stress you out. Having a strong CV behind you will make your life so much easier, and is the key to attracting employers and securing those interviews.

  • Annual Advertising Performance Report 2021/2

    Annual Advertising Performance Report 2021/2

    Thursday, May 12, 2022

    About The Job has published its annual advertising performance report which covers all recruitment advertising activity that took place from 1st April 2021 - 31st March 2022

  • Lawsons partner up with AboutTheJob

    Lawsons partner up with AboutTheJob

    Friday, April 9, 2021

    AboutTheJob is delighted to announce that Builders Merchants, Lawsons, have signed a recruitment partnership agreement with AboutTheJob. The agreement will see all 31 current Lawsons affiliated branches advertise job opportunities, on, that will span across Beds, Herts, London, Greater London, Essex, Surrey, Sussex and Kent.