Facing Up to the UK’s Skills Shortage Challenge

Facing Up to the UK’s Skills Shortage Challenge

The government are right to point to the continuing reduction in unemployment figures as evidence of a robust and growing economy in the UK. However, this optimism hides a growing number of unfilled specialist roles that point to a skills shortage that all employers...
Employee Engagement? – It’s Up To You

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...
How to Improve Your CV for Senior Management Roles

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

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

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...