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How to Use Social Media to Find a Job

By LaunchPadAssociates | Oct 2, 2021

Social media is a great tool for sharing information with a potentially very large audience.Try these strategies to help you land a great job.

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How an Online Presence Can Boost Your Likelihood of Landing a Job

By LaunchPadAssociates | Sep 2, 2021

Creating an online presence might just be your ticket to your new job.

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Personal Safety at Work and on Business

By LaunchPadAssociates | Mar 15, 2021

Personal Safety at work and on business gives top 10 tips on caring for your personal safety travelling on business or at work as lone worker

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The Flexible Future of Work

By LaunchPadAssociates | Feb 4, 2021
The Future of Flexible Work

Jo Cameron, Director of LaunchPad Associates Limited looks at the future of flexible working. As providers of remote HR we can advise on this.

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3 Careers You Should Consider Due to Covid-19

By LaunchPadAssociates | Jan 22, 2021
Three Careers You Should Consider Pursuing During the Covid-19 Pandemic

The pandemic has seen an upshift in certain job roles. In this Guest Blog from Artur Meyster we look at 3 careers you should consider pursuing due to the covid 19 pandemic.

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#ThrowbackThursday: Revisiting Bullying

By LaunchPadAssociates | Nov 26, 2020
Throwback Thursday Revisiting Bullying

Let’s tackle bullying from another perspective; looking at how people can be received and how fear and frustrations arise.

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Furlough Extended to March 2021

By LaunchPadAssociates | Nov 5, 2020
Furlough Extended to March 2021

With Furlough extended to March 2021, what does the second lockdown mean for employers? The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has now been extended by the Chancellor of the Exchequer until end of March 2021.  He announced the furlough scheme will operate in line with the previous one.   It will provide 80% of wages up…

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Financial Business Support September 2020

By LaunchPadAssociates | Sep 28, 2020
Financial Business Support September 2020

Today we’re signposting.  We’re signposting you to Financial Business support in September 2020. We’re looking at the Job Support Scheme and Winter Economy Plan announced last week, support for home workers, and reminding you about the North East funding for business. We thought you may be sick of hearing from us, so this week we’re…

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Help During COVID

By LaunchPadAssociates | Sep 21, 2020
Help During COVID

As we hit the next wave of the pandemic, how can we help during COVID?  How can we avoid the despair pictured here?  We know there is a lot of fear and desperation out there as our clients are telling us.  Working with clients we’re seeing anger, frustration, anxiety, depression, all manifesting out of fear.…

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