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Employee Retention Strategies for 2022

Employee retention is critical to your company’s success. As an employer, your ability to hold on to your staff, especially in tight hiring markets, has a large impact on the morale of your workforce, their productivity, and your turnover costs. Businesses in general are struggling to hire right now due to skill shortages, yet it

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Why do Employers Offer a Sign on Bonus?

You may have seen in recent news that Amazon are offering new employees a sign on bonus of up to £3500. In an already stretched labour market, the race is on to secure top talent. This had us asking the question, why do employers offer a sign on bonus? In a nutshell, it is offered

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Why you shouldn’t accept a counteroffer…

When you make the decision to leave a company, it is usually due to several factors. From poor pay to no progression opportunities, the list can be endless. So, when we speak with candidates, we always ask why it is they’re leaving their current employer. Therefore, it’s frustrating in instances when a candidate accepts a

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How has our approach to work changed since the pandemic?

Our approach to work has shifted since we were first asked by the Government to work from home. Working from home has had an impact on both employers and employees. It has altered how we feel, what we think, and what we want. From not only our work lives, but from life in general. Those

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The importance of highlighting your EVP

EVP, or Employee Value Proposition is defined as the balance of rewards and benefits that an employee receives in return for what they contribute to the workplace. By creating a focused EVP, you’ll speak to your company culture, allowing job seekers, as well as current employees, to assess the organisational fit. Therefore, it is important

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5 ways employers can support employees returning to the office

LinkedIn data shows most UK employers stated they will be returning to the office within the next 6 months. With the majority adopting some form of hybrid working, following the ease of lockdown restrictions. Most employees are looking forward to the socialisation and collaboration aspects of returning to the office. However, there are significant generational

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Sponsors of the SoGlos Business Awards 2021

We are excited to be a part of the new SoGlos Business Awards 2021. After such a tough year for many businesses, it is a great opportunity to get together to recognise and celebrate businesses across the County. At GB Solutions, we are sponsoring the Employee of the Year Award and we have seen some

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Executive Search

Our recruitment process is always based on a combination of in-depth market knowledge and candidate contact. We take a proactive approach to source market leading and hard-to find talent through our executive search. As the access to direct contact has broadened, we are able to executively search talent through our own data base and use

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Three major changes we have seen in 2021

Like the rest of the business world, Covid has induced a period of dramatic change in the world of recruitment. Our MD Mike Goode picks out 3 key areas: Recruitment processes have become virtual We have placed people in jobs working for a boss they have never met, colleagues they have never met and in

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Reboarding Employees

Nobody could have predicted this last year. With many employees furloughed or temporarily laid off, it has been difficult for everyone. But now is the time to begin the process of reboarding those employees as we are slowly getting back to a sense of normality. And, even though it is a ‘new normal’, there are

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