17
Mar

The Importance of Soft Skills in the Pensions Industry

Soft skills, also known as interpersonal or emotional intelligence skills, are becoming increasingly important in the pensions industry
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17
Mar

2023 Recruitment and Retention Trends: Adapting to a Changing Landscape

The recruitment and retention landscape for 2023 is set to be defined by a host of factors, including the ongoing repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic, high inflation, and the emergence of new expectations from employees.
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14
Dec

Don’t lose your candidate at the offer stage – get your job offer letter right

In the current talent drought, candidates have an abundance of choices – and they know it. The better your candidate is, the more likely it is that your offer isn’t the only one they’re considering.
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14
Dec

What to do when you get a counteroffer?

You’ve found a new job, you hand in your notice–and your boss offers you the moon to get you to stay. What do you do?
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14
Dec

We need to talk about equality in the pensions sector

Did you know, the financial services sector has the worst gender pay gap in the UK: 28%. Women earn just over 60p for every pound a man makes. The pensions industry exists to provide for people in their old age, yet it's failing to provide fairly for its own workers.
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14
Dec

Remote Employee Recognition: 9 Tips

With the shift to remote working comes an urgent need to create a healthy remote culture where employees feel connected and valued. This is particularly crucial in the pensions sector, where stress and burnout are rife.
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14
Dec

How to create a CV for a Pensions Administrator role

Are you thinking of applying for a Pensions/Senior Pensions Administrator Role? Here are some key points and tips to help you create a CV that truly stands out from the crowd.
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14
Dec

How can we create diversity and inclusion in pensions?

Research shows that diverse and inclusive workplaces are more profitable and have more engaged workers. So why is the pensions industry still underrepresenting the people it serves?
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14
Dec

Finding the right role for you in the pensions actuarial market

There are a lot of career options when you are working as a pensions actuary; you could work at a small and intimate firm, or one of the Big Three consultancies. There are benefits of both, as well as a handful of downsides. By understanding what the different roles entail, you will be able to find a job that ticks all of your career boxes.
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13
Dec

9 ways to extinguish your burnout

The whole financial sector has lived through interesting times during COVID – but it’s been particularly difficult in pensions, with customer anxieties running understandably high. If constant stress is starting to feel like the new normal, you need to read this.
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13
Dec

4 real leadership tips for virtual leaders

Managing a pension's team is never easy, but if your team has gone remote for the long haul, you may be left feeling that it’s virtually impossible. This article goes over the four key challenges virtual leaders face, and four ways the best leaders are rising to those challenges successfully.
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