Hearts, minds and souls – using business culture to attract talent

20th September 2019

It goes without saying that you want to have the right people in your workforce. Reliable, loyal teams with the right set of skills will increase your productivity and ensure a low employee churn. However...

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The round peg that still doesn’t fit – The importance of feedback in the recruitment process

24th April 2019

Imagine you are looking for someone to fulfil a key position on your team. Maybe you are looking to expand, or perhaps your business has moved in a new direction or similar, and you now...

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Making a withdrawal at the talent bank – Should you consider a wider approach to your team?

27th March 2018

As everyone is aware, the employment market going through a huge change. The much talked about ‘gig’ economy is very real, the unemployment figures are at record lows, the skills gap is still there, Brexit...

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The right person is out there – Ways to keep motivated during a tough hiring process

2nd March 2018

One of the things you cannot help but notice is how much support there is available for candidates during the hiring process. This is perfectly reasonable because it is sometimes the case that the prospective...

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Nice suit, shame about the person – The importance of clear candidate specifications

1st February 2018

I am sure if you are an employer, you have encountered a situation where you interview someone, and it becomes perfectly clear that they are not suitable within the first few minutes. It’s a difficult...

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Top tips for attracting passive candidates

3rd January 2018

What are passive candidates? Out there, in the big wide world, there are people who are living their lives, going to work, taking care of their families.  Some of them are your ideal employees –...

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Diversity – a tick in a box or the key to a more productive organisation?

28th December 2017

When you read the news, it seems that politics, both nationally and across the world, is growing more inward looking.  And that, we believe, is a backward step....

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Z is for… 5 things to expect when employing the so-called generation Z worker

12th December 2017

Just for clarity let’s make sure we all know who we are talking about when we mention generation Z in this article. I am sure you are aware of, and indeed many of you reading...

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