Author: CluerHR

The very beginning of job advertising began with the only medium that was available – printed copy. Job postings were published in newspapers, which of course, would only reach a limited audience. Potential candidates were enticed through posters and A-boards, and applications were made through the post. Today’s digital...

Interestingly, artificial lighting was once thought to be more beneficial for concentration and eye health. Recent studies have suggested, however, that exposure to natural lighting is actually much better for our mental and physiological health – and artificial lighting should simply be used to compensate for a lack in...

Now entering their mid-20s, Generation Z employees (born between 1995 and 2012) are starting to establish themselves in the workplace, adding an entirely new perspective to today’s workplaces. There are, of course, similarities between Gen Z workers and millennials (the preceding generation), but one of the main differences...

Despite our society’s increasing efforts to improve the state of our current climate, we’re still living amongst the consequences of years of damage to the environment. The overuse and mindless disposal of plastics has polluted our oceans, and the dangerous chemicals produced by daily habits...

As we head further into the 21st century, technology is becoming increasingly more prevalent and integral in our everyday lives. Most office-based businesses rely on access to online resources, and many of us would struggle without the use of our personal phones. Since technology has become more integral in...

If you’re an employer or the owner of your own business, then you’ll likely already have an idea of the characteristics you need in a desirable candidate. Although it’s important to find someone who fits in well with your company values, it’s equally as essential to ensure that...

Above all else, great leadership is the key to effective employee development and satisfaction which, in turn, maximises employee motivation and business performance. It’s near impossible for a business to run smoothly if it’s tainted with ineffective management; but what, exactly, are the qualities needed to become a great...

It’s no secret that mental health is somewhat of a grey area, and as a result has become a difficult topic of conversation amongst many. Still, it remains a very real issue – both in the workplace and in our personal lives. Mental health issues, from stress to...

One of the most fundamental factors behind a strong workplace culture and great business results is a workforce that consists of great relationships. Fostering strong, positive relationships between co-workers not only encourages efficient collaboration, but it also makes for a much happier environment that motivates employees to achieve great...

In a world where veganism is becoming an increasingly popular lifestyle choice, the consumption of animals and their by-products are at an all-time low. The vegan lifestyle, for many, is an ethical and philosophical choice and is set to become so in the Equality Act 2010. However, with recent...