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Miracle growing

Mags just popped back in - brought this with her to  "Grow some candidates" Well done Mags, always thinking of how to find the right talent for our rather fabulous clients  :0)...

Beyond Millennials – Recruiting Generation Z

At a recent recruitment event for students, the guest speaker (a manager from a local company) publicly berated one of the students for texting on her mobile phone whilst he was presenting. “You will need to learn to pay attention if you want a good job’ the speaker...

Network to boost your career

By Tricia Hay and David Tovey  You can be the most talented person around, but if you are not well connected through your professional network you can easily miss out on rewarding and exciting career opportunities. Building an effective professional network should...

Employee Engagement? – It’s Up To You

Without doubt one of the biggest workplace issues of today is employee engagement. I regularly get invited to speak on the topic and there seems to be an endless amount of research reminding us about how poor organisations are at engaging their people. Report after...

What to Include In a Contract between Employer and Employee

The employment contract is a standard agreement between an employer and yourself. The more comprehensive the contract, the more specific an employer can be about your duties and responsibilities. Ultimately, the employment contract allows you to understand exactly...

What Is The Purpose Of an Employment Contract?

An employment contract details the terms and conditions of employment, as well as the responsibilities and rights of you and your employer. This document is required by law to be given to you no later than two months from the first day of employment, but ideally on...

What Are The Most Important Employment Contract Requirements?

An employment contract can contain any number of terms and conditions to which both an employer and you, the employee agree. However, there are some elements of an employment contract which hold more importance than others. Every employer is required to comply with...

What Is Recruitment Of Staff In Common Terms?

No company can satisfy the requirements of its customers or reach its other goals without the right staff. Typically, when a company needs to identify their future staffing requirements they will compose something called a workforce plan. This plan looks at the...

What Is The Definition Of An Employment Contract?

In order for both an employer and employee to be clear about the terms of employment, an employment contract is the document typically used. The definition of an employment contract is a legally binding agreement between an employer and employee. This is further...

How to Improve Your CV for Senior Management Roles

The vehicle you drive requires regular maintenance in order to be able to take you from one place to another. The same can be said of your CV. If you’re considering applying for an executive position, reviewing your CV for effectiveness is a must. Prospective...

Top 5 Interview Questions For Senior Management Positions

You crafted an attention-getting cover letter and submitted a resume with all of the right elements. Now, you’ve gotten an interview for your dream job. But before you pick out a power suit for the discussion with the recruiter, it’s important to consider what will...

The Race For Talented Staff

Data drawn from advertised roles and the ONS Labour Market Statistics suggests that while there are 936,500 vacancies, there are only 887,700 jobseekers. This roughly equates to 95 candidates for every hundred positions, a stark contrast from October 2013 when there...

Auto Enrolment: Temporary Staff & Zero Hour Contracts

Auto-enrolment is a daunting prospect for even the most prepared businesses, and with staging dates for small and medium sized businesses approaching fast, it’s worth looking at how the scheme will affect those with short-term or zero hour staff. Temporary Staff:...

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