In the age of 24/7 working, finding a work/life balance is harder than ever – but it’s so important to be able to switch off sometimes.

Do you check your phone first thing in the morning and last thing at night? If your answer’s yes, then you’re not alone. Nine-to-five is dying, and 24/7 is replacing it. Three-quarters of Brits feel under pressure to respond to emails outside of work hours which can increase anxiety, according to research from Bupa UK

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The Jigsaw journey – 12 months on!

It’s now almost 12 months since we started Jigsaw Specialist Recruitment – and what a year it’s been! We’ve worked incredibly hard, learnt a huge amount, and enjoyed more success than we dared to dream of. With that anniversary coming up, we thought we’d share some insights – so here are 8 things we’ve learnt

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Big brand social media mistakes!

Social media gaffes can cause damage to your business reputation and your brand. ThinkBusiness.ie highlight some high-profile, ‘big brand’ mistakes and what you can learn from them. Angry HMV staff live-tweeted a mass firing HMV went into administration in 2013, and the decision was made to start letting people go. Unfortunately for the administrators, one

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How to optimise your employer brand

HR Grapevine look at how to optimise your employer brand. Hiring, especially in talent-short sectors, is immeasurably easier if an employer brand is attractive. However, improving one’s employer brand can seem a bit woolly, so we spoke to Neil Griffiths, Global Practice Leader – Talent Communications and Employer Brand at Korn Ferry Futurestep, about this.

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