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    Forget Blue Monday: Get Mindful!

    For Blue Monday 2020, Lucie, Octopus Personnel Office Manager, describes 5 ways to be more mindful in the office and take care of your mental health. Today is Blue Monday, a name for the day in January (typically the third Monday of the month) claimed to be the most depressing day of the year.  There

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  • The Best Student Guide to preparing for Work

    We are often asked by students how they can prepare for work and make sure they are ready for that leap into employment.  Last night, Octopus Personnel has the pleasure of meeting lots of students and parents at the Next Steps Careers Evening at Gillingham School.  Following on from their questions, Alice Weeks, Recruitment Consultant,

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  • Happiness at Work: 4 routes to building a happy and productive work culture

    For International Week of Happiness at Work 2019, Lucie, Octopus Personnel Recruitment Consultant, describes 4 ways to build a culture of happiness and fulfilment at work. It’s widely known that a happy workplace improves employees’ outcomes. When the atmosphere is friendly, work is no longer just a necessity but a pleasure. Perhaps most importantly for many

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