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Receptionist jobs: The best first opportunity of your career

Receptionist jobs: The best first opportunity of your career

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Imagine you’re heading out into the job market and looking for your dream role. You hear a receptionist job has come up – but you pass on it, because it doesn’t align with your plans. Does this sound familiar? If so, you may have just missed out on the best first opportunity of your career. Receptionist jobs have moved on in leaps and bounds in the last few years. Whereas once it might have only meant answering phones and collecting the po...

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5 ways to stay cool in the office

5 ways to stay cool in the office

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Summer is in full swing, your work colleagues are on their holidays and your stuck fanning yourself with a folded promotional leaflet, the temperatures are rising and you may now find the walls of your office have started to close in on you like burning bricks of lava. Fear not, here at Plus One Personnel we have compiled the top 5 methods to stay cool in the office during the heatwave! Read on and feel the breeze! #1 - DRESS CODE Wardrobe c...

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Banbury boasts one of the lowest unemployment rates in the south

Banbury boasts one of the lowest unemployment rates in the south

Friday, June 17, 2016

Reported by the Banbury Guardian, Banbury has one of the best unemployment rates in the south according to the latest Labour Market Statistics. In May 2016 in Banbury, 284 people were on jobseekers allowance compared to 422 in May last year. Unemployment for Banbury is at 0.6 per cent, compared to one per cent in southern England and 1.8 per cent nationally. In May this year, 155 people were on universal credit, with 128 aged 18 to...

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Fun facts about the job market you should probably know

Fun facts about the job market you should probably know

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Searching for a new career can be tough. Endlessly searching and applying through online job postings from different sources does not seem to differentiate you enough from other applicants. But did you know that the majority of jobs in the market are not advertised online? To help boost your motivation and push you to achieve, we have here a few fun facts about the job market. The figures definitely look quite interesting! Did you know that&h...

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How does it feel to win a prestigious award

How does it feel to win a prestigious award

Monday, December 08, 2014

With the nomination deadline day for the 2015 Banbury Employee of the Awards almost upon us, we spoke with Helen Loggin from Tudor Photography – winner of the 2014 Banbury Employee of the Year Awards to find out what it has meant to her to be a winner. When did you find out you had been nominated and how did you feel when you found out you were a shortlisted finalist? It was a complete surprise to have been nominated and I only found out whe...

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