With another year now officially ‘in the books’, we start 2020 going into our seventh, yes, seventh year of trading! It sounds a little cheesy but it really does only feel like yesterday that Joe, Charlie and I would bicker about which one of our front rooms to work from and which music station would be on the TV while we started 3Search.
Life’s been busy at 3Search, and I thought now was a good time to reminisce on what we’ve achieved over the past five years since we started the business.
You’ve handed in your dissertation and sat your final exam, maybe burned your revision notes. Now you’re just waiting for that piece of paper that defines the last three/four years of blood, sweat and – probably a lot of – tears.
A lot of the time, people get affected by the change of the season and look to run down the clock until the end of the year, where they make a New Year’s Resolution to join the gym, quit smoking, learn a new language or, more often than not, secure their dream job next year. But why wait until January 1st to start job-hunting? It’s time to consider why you shouldn’t slow down the search at Christmas time.
Here you are scrolling through LinkedIn and you see your next great career-enhancing role; lovely stuff! You click apply and low and behold, a recruiter is on the phone and whisking you off to an interview; even better.
You’ve applied for a job and have an interview lined up – the job seems perfect on paper, but do you have mixed feelings of excitement and concern as to whether the job is right for you? Don’t worry, this isn’t an uncommon feeling!
It is more important than ever before to keep your employees informed and aware of your business activities, considering the challenging business environment. So, making sure your internal communication infrastructure is effective is vital. Internal communication improves employee retention by 44%, customer loyalty by 56%, productivity by 50 percent and profitability by 33% - the figures speak for themselves!
When you wake up, are you instantly stressed by how much you need to get done? If so, you're not alone! There are only so many hours in the day, so making the most of your time in order to be more productive is essential.
Is job hunting making you frustrated and angry? Have you been scrolling through endless job boards with no luck in finding a job? Have you been receiving the dreaded, “thanks, but no thanks” email? If the answer to any of these is yes, then we might be able to help you!