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Fifth of Brits say lack of support is biggest stress driver

Having a heavy workload is an all too common complaint for increasing stress levels however, surprisingly only one in ten (8%) said that too much work was their main cause of stress in the office

Half of UK offices planning spooktacular celebrations this Halloween

New research from Monster.co.uk has revealed that nearly half of UK offices (46%) will celebrate Halloween this year

World Smile Day: Praise and work mates give UK employees the smile factor

Brits have revealed their top reasons for smiling at work, in a new research poll by Monster.co.uk.

Emojis get a sad face from UK employees

Despite their growing popularity and ever expanding range, new research from Monster.co.uk reveals that 80% of UK adults still don’t think it’s appropriate to use emojis in the workplace.

Apprenticeship misconceptions: National Apprenticeship week 2016

According to the research, over half (56%) of the population has never considered an apprenticeship, with 75 per cent believing the positions are solely aimed at 17 to 21 year olds. 48% also think there is an age limit to applying for roles available.

Young women facing career confidence crisis, with 23% of those currently without a mentor seeking one for advice and skills development

Women believe they need to work harder than men to gain recognition. Nearly a third (31%) of young female employees are interested in enhancing their career through coding, yet men have greater IT confidence.

Monster and Stemettes brings together 1,600 young women across the UK to inspire STEM confidence

Monster.co.uk announces Monster Confidence, a strategic initiative with Stemettes, an award-winning social enterprise focused on getting girls and young women into STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects and careers

More than a third of UK companies have turned down a job candidate based on their social media profile

• 56% of employers admit that online profiles influence hiring decisions • Two thirds (65%) of Brits believe companies turn down job applicants based on their social media profiles

More than half of UK Millennials in constant state of ‘career itch’

New UK research from Monster’s World of Work study on UK Millennials reveals: • Almost 60% currently thinking about their next job opportunity • More than a quarter (26%) considering leaving their current employer within six months

Half of Brits in constant state of ‘Career Itch’ – that work life balance won’t fix

Findings mark the launch of Monster’s World Of Work study which reveals: • Only 51% of Brits feel settled in their job and are 10% more likely to be searching for a new one than European counterparts • Millennials most likely to compromise but not on values, which must match a business’ • Disparity in what employees and employers consider important for job satisfaction

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