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Finding work after redundancy in your 50s

Finding work after redundancy in your 50s

Feeling over-qualified and outdated? Getting back into the jobs market post-50 can be challenging after redundancy Some see redundancy as an opportunity for career reflection and possible change of direction. But often the reality is that getting back in the jobs...

What are the main issues facing women in the workplace?

What are the main issues facing women in the workplace?

The Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 has been a leap forward when it comes to addressing pay inequality amongst men and women. It remains to be seen whether this will successfully eradicate the gender pay gap but it’s certainly a...

Changes that will shape the workplace in 2019

Changes that will shape the workplace in 2019

2019 promises to be a year of intense change and economic uncertainty and organisations are unsure as to the impact upcoming changes will have on their workforce. The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), which describes the advancement in fields such as artificial...

Why are people abandoning online job applications?

Why are people abandoning online job applications?

We were very interested to hear of a recent study on the online job application process. We have been hearing more and more, that candidates are abandoning job applications if they are seemingly too long or complicated and the study from Hays backs up what we are...

How to keep yourself safe on LinkedIn

How to keep yourself safe on LinkedIn

The days of posting a CV in the mail with a cover letter when looking for a new job are long gone. In today’s world with digital job boards, applicant tracking systems and careers sites the ways to find and apply for a job usually now involve sharing personal...

What is your ideal commute to work?

What is your ideal commute to work?

At New Horizons we firmly believe that redundancy, although often seen as a daunting prospect, can be a great opportunity to re-evaluate priorities, take look at the bigger picture, and make positive changes.