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Recruitment Staff go to Work with a Smile for Happiness Week


Employers have been shown the secrets to a happy and productive workforce in a week-long event run by a Midlands recruitment provider.

Work Happy Week was set up by jobs experts Workforce Staffing to encourage their staff, businesses and candidates to enjoy what they do and understand the benefits of an enjoyable working environment.

Staff across all nine of the firm’s sites in Birmingham, the Black Country, Solihull, Coventry and Worcestershire, ran a variety of competitions, successful candidate workshops, and group activities on happiness and combatting stress.

A candidate open week at the firm’s Birmingham branch also saw job seekers shown the opportunities open to them in the city – with an additional 1,200 job applications.

Workforce CEO Paul Alekna, said:

“It’s no secret that a happy workforce is a productive workforce but it’s very easy to forget this and for all of us to sometimes neglect the need to not only have a job, but to enjoy it as well.

“Everything from stress at home to lacking the right training to progress at work can all play its part.

“Getting the right help and knowing where to go is essential and we were very keen to play our part in helping our own staff, customers and candidates take the right approach to happiness at work. It helped people understand that it’s important to strike the right balance.”

Workforce employs over 100 people and has branches and training centres Birmingham, Dudley, Solihull, Redditch, Worcester, Kidderminster, Coventry, Rugby and Northampton

For more information readers can contact Workforce Staffing on 0121 233 4777 or visit