Managing Stress at Work

Stressful events and heavy workloads are often the most widely accepted causes of stress, but people may develop symptoms of stress from experiencing uncertainty or discrimination, abuse or hate of some kind. If you are the type of person that likes to be in control, experiences where you feel a loss of control.

Spotting Signs of Stress

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These days, stress is a little like having another personal device. It seems normal to be always carrying it around with us in our pockets just like we would our Iphones. Society has somehow taught us that the busier we are and more stressed we feel, the more successful we are in our careers and […]

The Gender Pay Gap

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Having a gender pay gap, particularly if its significantly higher than the national median average of 15.4% (2021), will cause damage to organisations. Not only can it damage consumer and customer confidence, but it can make it much harder to attract the most talented people to your organisation.

Motivations for work

The world of work is changing and at a rapid rate and keeping up with it is getting increasingly tricky. We’ve been looking into how work, as we know it, has shifted and what motivates people to work, to see if this helps us understand why people do or don’t apply for jobs.

Psychometric Testing Adds Value

March 2011 sees THE Agency (Recruitment) Limited embarking upon its partnership with Lesley Jenkins from Pyramid Training as they launch a new service for their Clients – Psychometric Testing. Psychometric testing is a tool that many companies use when recruiting at a more senior level – however, THE Agency is keen to break the mould […]