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10 tips to improve diversity in your startup

Diversity in the workplace refers to the inclusion of different genders, nationalities and other underrepresented groups in the office. Across many industries the lack of diversity is alarming and problematic, however, when it comes to diversity numbers in tech startups, the numbers are dismal. For example, our 2019 research revealed, in a survey of 1000

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Three mistakes to avoid when making someone redundant

For many business owners and managers, there may come a time in their career when they’re forced to consider making someone redundant. It’s never a decision to make lightly, however, in times of changing markets, some businesses may find themselves speeding through the redundancy process. This is usually because they want to turn their finances

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Five of the best free online courses to complete during the pandemic

Free online courses for furloughed workers The coronavirus pandemic has brought with it many challenges for businesses, including a pause on a number of regular business activities. To help, the government created the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme to help employers furlough employees. This has resulted in many employees in business support roles finding themselves on

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Watch – Two VAs share their best-practice tips for working remotely

Permanent Consultant, Bertie Siggers, interviews two experienced virtual assistants about their tips, in order to help personal assistants with the transition to working remotely. They cover: Their favourite technology Staying motivated and productive while working from home Their remote workspace Structuring their day Learning opportunities Creating boundaries Improving communication with their principals Their tips for

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Five creative ways to encourage team-building online

Now that we’ve (hopefully) settled into a working-from-home routine, it’s important that we all continue to encourage social interaction with our colleagues in order to maintain connections and reduce feelings of isolation or exclusion. While Friday afternoon drinks and Slack chats are a great start, we’ve come up with five creative collaboration activities that go

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How to effectively structure your work-from-home day

Some of you may be used to working from home and have your routines mapped out to military precision! However, many of us are still adjusting to a new way of working, whether it be missing the office comradery, waking up at odd hours, or losing awareness of what day of the week it is!

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Managing remote teams – 10 tips to encourage collaboration

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, many team leaders have found themselves managing a remote team for the first time. This brings with it different challenges and opportunities, but above all, it’s essential to encourage collaboration within your team – especially in times of uncertainty. Tiger’s Head of the Permanent Division in the West End,

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WATCH – Perfecting your CV from the top down

Are you looking for a little extra help with your CV? Tiger’s Director and Head of the City Office, Angela Lopes, reveals her tips to creating a perfect CV,  so you’re ready to find your dream role when things are back in full swing. She covers: What a good CV looks like Common CV mistakes

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WATCH – Motivating Remote Teams

Head of the Permanent Division in our West End office, Missy Shutt-Vine, interviews the Founder of Collaborative Future, Tessa Cooper, about practical tips employers can use to ensure their teams stay productive and connected throughout this period.

WATCH – Remote Working in a Changing Landscape

Our Managing Director, Rebecca Siciliano, talks about how Tiger and our clients have transitioned to remote working. She covers: The logistics of setting up remote working The importance of communication and support for your employees to keep them safe and well while working from home How to connect your team while you’re working remotely The impact

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