Tags: professionals

Personal networking still more valued than online networking

Face-to-face contact remains the preferred way for professionals to network, despite the increasing availability of online networking tools, according to new research commissioned by EY into the future of networking. The research, comprising a white paper by Julia Hobsbawm, visiting Professor of Networking at London’s Cass Business School, and a survey by Populus of 750…

Job hunters turned off “unprofessional” social media

UK workers are shunning social media when applying for jobs because they do not think their profile will be taken seriously by prospective employers, a new survey by hyphen, the recruitment solutions provider, has found. The poll of 1,000 workers shows that the number of professionals that use social media to apply for a new…

UK professionals confused about how to get ahead in a weak economy

LinkedIn Research reveals Majority of UK workforce over-estimate time required per day to further career    Expert reveals that 9 minutes a day is all it takes to maintain a healthy, successful career. Men perceived as better networkers than women. Nearly 36% of population believe that Marketing and PR professionals are the best networkers.  …

Abuse warning over overworked doctors

Paediatricians are being so overstretched that they are leaving children at risk of abuse, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has claimed. The body reckoned that in some cases one paediatrician can be responsible for over 200,000 children. And it warned that child protection should not become an afterthought as the health…

‘Health Bill is the biggest threat the NHS has ever seen,’ warns TUC

Last Wednesday, more than 2,000 nurses, midwives, doctors, physiotherapists, managers, paramedics, radiographers, cleaners, porters and other employees from across the health service joined with patients to fill Central Hall Westminster. Once inside they listened to speeches from comedian Jo Brand – who once worked as a psychiatric nurse – and from politicians, fellow health workers,…