Articles from Jakiya Rahman

4 in 5 Graduates Say Their Gap Year Made Them More Employable

The gap year has gone from a rare occurrence to a popular choice for university students. The increasing number of students deciding to go on a gap year before university could be based on various things, from increasing tuition fees to the fact that taking a break after school has become more widely known and accepted.  Recent reports from Fresh Student Living show that some 230,000 18-25-year-olds take a gap year annually, and the trend is only growing.

UK Employees Work an Average of 6.3 Unpaid Hours a Week

66% of UK employees work an average of 6.3 hours per week without pay with around 22% admitting to working more than 10 unpaid hours over five days according to a new report by ADP.

Five Ways to Beat Imposter Syndrome at Work

The overwhelming feeling of crippling self-doubt and dread known as Imposter Syndrome has impacted a whopping 62% of people at work, according to a report by Access Commercial Finance.

Eight Ways to Crush the Career Blues in 2019 #BlueMonday

January can be tough. A combination of debt, cold weather, time since Christmas, low motivation and failed New Year’s resolutions sees the most depressing day of the year also known as Blue Monday fall on 21 January this year.

Recognising the difference between committed working habits and work addiction #FutureofWork

The growth of technology combined with the idea that we need to work harder to achieve more is a popular concept in the modern workplace.

3 Ways to Boost Digital Wellbeing in 2019

As we enter 2019, the proliferation of digital devices means that we’re constantly connected to the office wherever we might be, making it difficult to switch off from work, even when we should.

UK Sector Vacancies Outweigh Student Enrolments #FutureofEmployment

With continuous demand for skilled employees in some of the country’s highest growth sectors, the UK skills gap is a major and well-publicised crisis that, according to a report by Open University, costs the country more than £2bn a year.

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