24.04.2017How HR can match apprentices to their business
The government is pushing the new apprenticeship scheme hard. Its aim is to have three million apprenticeships created by 2020. There are a lot of advantages to participating, but how does a business ensure it chooses the ideal apprentice?
19.04.2017Seven things to do the night before an interview
The night before an interview can pretty much determine whether you get the job or not. After all, if you don’t use the time wisely you could end up creating a bad first impression, deliver the wrong answers and ultimately let the role slip through your fingers....
04.04.20175 employment tips every temp needs to know
The world of temping can be a tricky one to navigate. You may be performing the same functions that you are used to in a permanent role but your responsibilities as an employee are different.
31.03.2017Strategies for being Proactive about Workplace Absenteeism
The average employee takes five or six sick days per year, and while that may seem a fairly low figure, even in a smaller organisation the costs add up quickly. And that’s to say nothing of the indirect costs involved in covering the work of an absent employee....
We understand some of the challenges managers and companies face when hiring a team of temporary workers and work closely with our clients to support them through the recruitment process and beyond.
14.03.2017How to recruit for those niche positions
We know that for employers finding the perfect candidate can be a difficult process, particularly if the position in question requires a set of niche skills. In these instances, it can help to think small by utilising niche recruitment techniques....
07.02.2017Why Counter Offers Do Not Work In The Long Run
You’ve decided to leave your current role and have found a new position elsewhere. When you hand in your notice at your current job you get a counter offer to stay on. Your employer will have spent a lot of money on your training and development and may decide you’re too good to lose....
31.01.2017How To Spot If You Are Inclusive In Your Workplace?
Diversity in the workplace has many benefits. Having a wide mix of people in your workforce gives your business a wide mix of skills, backgrounds, and experiences. All of these diverse perspectives can give your business a better pool of ideas to draw on. Inclusion goes further than diversity....
17.01.2017HR & Social Media
By Margaret George Managing Director
13.01.2017Why Do People Leave Perfectly Good Jobs?
Julie Jones – Director, Permanent Division
02.01.2017Supposedly Generation X Have Spoken Up, What Does That Mean To You?
Now reaching middle age, Generation X are the generation born between 1960 and 1980. This generation is just starting to take their seats at the highest tables in business and politics.
In April 2017 the government is hoping to be able to fund up to three million new apprenticeships across all sectors. The funding will be paid for by the employers themselves via a 0.5% levy on company payrolls....