Chesterton Gray Blog: News, Views & Career Insights

The very latest news, views and career insights from across our team and networks.

Job Satisfaction - have you got it?

It seems that job satisfaction has declined steeply in the last few years: commuting blues, management issues, long hours, pressure, culture differences, salary, work-life balance…the list goes on.

Dust off your CV for the Autumn season

Research suggests that half of workers will consider a job change at the end of summer. Traditionally September is the start of the busiest recruitment period as people return to work and find it’s just not for them anymore.

Where have all the industrials gone?

How times have changed! A recent survey named the UK’s most sought after employers and none were industrial groups; all were retailers, service providers or money men and bean counters.

War for talent

This is a great expression and neatly sums up the skills shortages in the UK and the need for businesses to ‘go to war’ to find and attract talent for their businesses.