May 8, 2017 Forget initiatives, live the philosophy
Does your business suffer from initiative fatigue? I’m really fortunate. I get to work with some great people in great organisations. I frequently get to facilitate off site strategy meetings with senior managers at fabulous locations in the UK and internationally. Strategic planning meetings are really important. They give the senior team time away from the business to focus on the future away from the pressures and detail of day to day issues. » Read more about: Forget initiat ..
March 21, 2017 How to Make the Best First Impression Possible at Your Job Interview
So you’ve got that job interview coming up — how prepared are you? You might know that you’re the best person for the job, but will you be giving the best interview? One major hurdle between you and the job of your dreams is that first interview and the other people you’ll be up against. » Read more about: How to Make the Best First Impression Possible at Your Job Interview » ..
May 24, 2016 What Do The Latest Trends Say About Permanent Vs Temp Vacancies?
Despite the many gloomy predictions of a global economic slowdown that have occupied some pundits since Christmas, the British economy appears to remain robust. The number of people moving into permanent job placements increased throughout March and April, although the rate of growth is the lowest it has been for more than six months. The biggest factor responsible for the continuing decline in the nation’s unemployment figures is a massive increase in the number of temp vacancies. » ..
May 24, 2016 The Six Keys To Writing A Fantastic Job Advert
Businesses these days can pick up job candidates through a bewildering number of online channels. Successful job matches have been made through LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and even Tinder (so we’ve been told!) However, there is still no substitute for the traditional job advert. The majority of candidates, when looking for a new position, will either head for one of the big name jobsites, » Read more about: The Six Keys To Writing A Fantastic Job Advert » ..
May 24, 2016 How to Spot a ‘Bad Applicant’
Recruitment is a serious undertaking with long-term implications for the success and profitability of a business. This is why companies typically invest considerable time in creating job adverts to attract the right candidate, and then vetting them through multiple interviews before selecting the right person for the job. Even an applicant who is unsuccessful will still require a considerable investment in time and resources, » Read more about: How to Spot a ‘Bad Applicant’ ..
May 24, 2016 How To Hire A Great Team For Your Start-Up Business
For a start-up company, your first five to ten new employees have the potential to make or break your business. Taking the leap from a partnership or sole entrepreneur to a new employer can be a nerve-wracking experience. These five handy tips can help put you on the road to recruit your first team with confidence: » Read more about: How To Hire A Great Team For Your Start-Up Business » ..
April 25, 2016 How Important is Flexible Working to British Workers?
Research published this year by UC EXPO interviewed 1,000 British ‘White-collar’ employees about what was most important to them in the workplace. Flexible working came out on top by a large margin, with 82% of respondents saying that flexible working hours would make them more likely to accept a job offer than one offering fixed hours. » Read more about: How Important is Flexible Working to British Workers? » ..
April 25, 2016 What Puts A Candidate Off Applying For Your Job?
In recent articles we have covered different aspects of the recruitment process and given tips about how employers can streamline their efforts to attract the best candidates. In this article, we explore the recruitment practices that are most likely to put a candidate off the application process. » Read more about: What Puts A Candidate Off Applying For Your Job? » ..
March 21, 2016 Will Brexit Affect Access To Skills For UK Employers?
With the referendum on Britain’s continuing EU membership less than three months away, employers in all sectors are busily debating the positive or negative impact that a ‘Brexit’ (BRitish – EXIT) from the European Union would have on their business. While we are not in a position to advocate one position or the other, it is interesting to read some preliminary opinions from people working within the recruitment industry. » Read more about: Will Brexit Affect Access To Skills Fo ..
March 21, 2016 What Makes a Great Job Advert?
Creating a great job advert is not only about attracting the right candidates for your role; it is to create excitement about your company and work to enhance your brand awareness. There are plenty of ways to get a job advert wrong, like filling it with indecipherable corporate jargon or leaving out basic information, such as the salary or job location. » Read more about: What Makes a Great Job Advert? » ..