Advice and Opinion - February 2023

  • Boost Your Employability: The Top 5 Soft Skills to Master

    Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2023 by Editorial TeamNo comments

    In today’s working landscape, employers are looking not just for someone who possesses the hard skills required for the job but a well-rounded personality that has mastered a range of soft skills. Soft skills, also known as personal skills, point to one’s ability to navigate human interaction. A 2022 survey by the career site Zety found that soft skills are valued by 61% of employers. The top ...

  • How Can Businesses Tackle the Skills Shortages Within the Construction Industry?

    Posted on Wednesday, February 15, 2023 by Mohammmed BagheriNo comments

    Recent statistics show that three quarters of UK businesses are impacted by skills shortages. The effects of this has been decimating for the UK economy, costing businesses a reported £6.3 billion per year in temporary staff and training. Construction is one of the most heavily impacted sectors with a hefty 85% of managers saying that they’re struggling to find suitable candidates to fill roles. ...

  • Lynne Franks OBE still making the headlines

    Posted on Monday, February 6, 2023 by Mike BridgeNo comments

    Lynne has spent the last six decades at the cutting edge of British fashion, public relations, and journalism while being a mother and a global campaigner for environmental issues and human rights. We caught up with her to find out about her life’s goals especially her latest project the SEED network. When you started Lynne Franks PR in the seventies, could you ever have envisaged that a project ...