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​Four vital skills for Risk Management professionals

Risk Management is a broad term. It covers everything from the technical nuances of quantitative risk, to the ever-evolving threats of digital risk, to the fundamental frameworks of operational ris...

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​Five quick telephone interview tips

Telephone interviews can be daunting, but they’re a popular first stage interview choice for a variety of reasons. Not only are they easier to arrange than face-to-face meetings, they take up less ...

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Career wisdom from industry leaders

​Our MERJE Meets series has been running for a number of years now. In it, we delve into the lives of senior professionals across a variety of the industries we work in, such as banking, insurance,...

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5 Video Interview Lessons from TV Interviews

​Lockdowns may be a thing of the past, but the popularity of video interviewing following the pandemic doesn’t seem to be decreasing any time soon. That’s no surprise though. Remote interviews take...

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​Random Acts of Kindness your Colleagues will really appreciate

February 17 each year is devoted to Random Acts of Kindness Day, 24 hours of contagious thoughtfulness that brings an extra drop of light into a person’s day, in turn encouraging them to pass on ...

Workplace Advice for employees and employers from UK recruitment experts, MERJE
Valentine's at Work: Dos and Don'ts

Love might well be in the air, but is it a welcome addition to the workplace? It's that time of year again, when the pressure is on to show someone you care with red roses, indulgent chocolates, b...

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Females in STEM careers: Advice from the experts

​We’re sharing our top advice for people looking to embark on or progress in their STEM career path on the International Day of Women and Girls in Science “What I would like to say to any females c...

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Workplace Wisdom from our Favourite Festive Films

Who knew that our favourite Christmas films could teach us a thing or two about the workplace? It’s the most wonderful time of the year...particularly when it comes to festive films and all the war...

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What should you wear in an interview? We asked the experts.

Suited and booted remains the preferred attire for interviews, but a less formal approach is also gaining momentum​Interviews have had quite the shakeup in recent times thanks to the pandemic and t...

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Open Finance is on the horizon

Earlier this year, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a feedback statement following a call for increased input relating to the development of Open Finance. The progression of Op...

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Is now the right time to change jobs?

The job market has changed significantly over the past few months. The number of open vacancies has exploded as organisations recover from the challenges of 2020 and look to the future once more....

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Exit Interviews: Is this your mic drop moment?

You're leaving your current employer and have the chance to discuss your motivations for moving on in an exit interview - is honesty really the best policy? There are many reasons behind why you...

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Ask for a Pay Rise this Talk Money Week

Talk Money Week (November 8th – 12th) has a mission. A mission to increase people's sense of financial wellbeing by encouraging them to open up about their money worries. With three quarters (77%)...

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Ignore your emails and other office stress avoidance tips

International Stress Awareness Week (1st – 5th November) and National Stress Awareness Day (3rd November) aim to highlight the ways that stress can affect us and how it can be managed before it bec...

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​Interview Horror Stories and How to Avoid Them

​Are you ready to be frightened by the most spooktacular interview horror stories our cauldron could conjure up?The scariest day of the year is nearly upon us and we can’t think of anything more te...

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4 Benefits of the Office

The majority of office workers will be back in the full swing of things after the tumultuous events following the onset of Covid-19. However, there is a stark difference between the working trend...

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​The language of business success: European Day of Languages

​Recognised on September 26, the European Day of Languages is a means of promoting the importance of language learning and protecting linguistic heritages. Individuals and businesses alike can ben...

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If your CV were a cake, which would it be?

​It’s spatulas at dawn as Great British Bake Off returns to our screens tonight with its tempting array of baked treats, off the wall presenters and kooky contestants. As the search for the nation...

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Goodbye SAS, hello programming language alternatives

The coding languages to know if you want to bag the best Credit Risk & Analytics roles Our Credit Risk & Analytics recruitment experts have noticed a distinct shift in the skill sets...

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​Going for Gold in the Workplace

​​The Tokyo Olympics are, of course, well under way and we’re all in awe of the host of athletes who are currently flying the flag for their nations with their extraordinary medal-winning performan...