Working Trends in 2022

What working trends is the world facing in 2022? 2021 has seen what is being dubbed as The Great Re-evaluation, or Resignation, which has seen companies responding in a variety of ways. Companies have also had to re-evaluate their working arrangements and you’ve also probably heard murmurs of the possibility and feasibility of the four-day…

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Live to Work, or Work to Live? Balancing Work and Life.

Achieving the right work-life balance can often be seen as a myth. Balancing the professional with the personal can definitely be a challenging feat. It does not help that society constantly feeds us the ‘busy’ bug that praises productivity above all else. Fortunately, we are realising the importance of a work-life balance. A balance which…

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The Perks of Working Over Christmas

You might not be as excited that the season of merriment and abundance of food is here if you’re working over Christmas – but there are a few upsides which may make you change your mind. The commute is a breeze If there’s one good thing about having to drive to the office near Christmas…

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The benefits of working with an NGO like Inspire

A career with purpose Several studies have concluded that if we feel that our work is valued, if we feel inspired by the work we do and if we feel that we are contributing to something that matters, chances are that we will achieve job satisfaction. Working for an NGO like Inspire ticks all these…

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What makes a good leader?

It is often said that, in many cases, people don't leave a job, they leave a boss. This in itself highlights the huge responsibility that comes along with being the leader of an organisation or team. Some might think that becoming a leader or manager is the end game, where all the hard work they've…

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Perks that work and increase job satisfaction.

It is a truth universally acknowledged that job satisfaction = employee retention. Everybody knows that - it's an easy  equation. The harder part is: x = job satisfaction, find x. Job satisfaction doesn't mean the same thing to everyone. In fact, it's pretty subjective and depends very much on the individual's lifestyle and priorities. So 'x'…

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6 Things to Consider when Transitioning to a Hybrid Workplace

In one of our recent polls respondents were clear that they expect the possibility of hybrid working to be on offer from hereon. The past year has shown us that whilst remote working and never setting foot in the office might not be conducive to team spirit at work, hybrid work offers a nice balance…

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4 Significant Ways to Support Pink October at Work

Pink October - many of us wear the pink t-shirt, bake the pink cupcake... but how many of us truly stop to think what that pink ribbon really means? That pretty, pink ribbon symbolises a reality much darker than its colour. It's a symbol of loss and victory, of hardship and bravery, of grief and…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Career in Coding

Coding. The word itself is associated with mystery, secrecy and all things hidden. Anything that's coded is only for the privileged few to know and understand. Well, when it comes to programming and coding in the digital world, many of us probably see it a little bit like that too. The 9 - 24 October…

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Getting Back to Work after a Career Break

Are you thinking of going back to work after having taken a break from your career? Do you still have what it takes to integrate back into the world of work, or do you feel that you've lost touch? Is going back into the world of work really what you want for the upcoming stage…

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Finding the Right Fit at Work

Isn't it all really pot luck? Sure you know the job, and you're confident that you'll be fine in that role. But what about the rest of it? What about the company culture? The values? And the other employees? Is the company really all it says it is? So, nothing is ever a guarantee, but…

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Kitchen Concepts: Opportunity for Growth

Opportunity for growth is cited as one of the main factors that contribute to job satisfaction. However, quite surprisingly, it is often overlooked during the job search, as candidates usually think 'What job would be right for me right now?' rather than 'Will this job allow me to work towards the career of my dreams?'.…

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The 4 Day Week: Can it work?

We’ve heard legends and myths of the unicorn that is the four day week here and there… but the possibility of it happening often seemed foreign and improbable... The Four Day Week... Dare we even entertain the notion of this possibility? Well, some might be happy to hear that it seems to have become less…

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Dino Fino Home + Contract: The Importance of Keeping Employees Motivated

"Putting the employee first, the customer effectively comes first by default," said Richard Branson, and Dino Fino appears to follow this tenet. Indeed, their motto, "It's not what we do, but who we are," makes it clear that people come first. So who are they? The name hardly needs an introduction and is well-known in…

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The Importance of Recruitment Marketing

What is recruitment marketing? Before getting into the merits of recruitment marketing, we should define exactly what it is...or what it is not. It is not employer branding. However, it does go hand in hand with it. In fact, the first step is to define your employer brand - your candidate persona, your values, your…

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Hybrid Working: A Must or a Perk?

In a recent poll which we put out on our social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram and Linkedin), a whopping 92.7% answered yes to “Is the option of hybrid working a must?”. This seems to be the general sentiment as in a survey commissioned by Breeze, 65% Americans said they would rather take a pay cut…

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Ten years Simplifying Recruitment

There are celebrations this week at the Keepmeposted offices. Keepmeposted has turned ten! Ten years bringing employers and jobseekers together! During these ten years, Keepmeposted filled an important niche in the Maltese employment market and has gone from strength to strength. This job platform has not only witnessed the changes in the recruitment process, but…

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The Right Way to Quit your Job

What’s the best way to quit your job? There isn’t one good way, but as many would advise - it’s best not to burn any bridges. Even if you hate your job, or you can’t wait to start your new position, handing in your notice is never easy. The goal is to resign as tactfully,…

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Why respect is essential in the hiring process

Of course respect is always a must and is certainly not particular to the hiring process, yet it is surprisingly lacking in this environment. Perhaps it's easier to forget about it when you're not dealing with someone face-to-face? Or simply when you believe that this is an accepted, and expected, way of doing things. It's…

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Perks vs Values at Work

What do you look for when job seeking? How much importance is given to the company's values? Or is it the perks and comforts that the company offers that makes the job attractive to you? It's not a radical statement. Whether employed full or part time, people work between 20 to 40 hours a week,…

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5 Signs it’s Time to Move on

It’s all about that Sunday evening feeling. Work is work - that much is true, but if the feeling of facing another day in the same job is one of dread and trepidation, this is perhaps the most clear indicator that it’s time to move on. Having said that, it may also be about giving…

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