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5 Top Tips to Help Your Business Overcome the Skills Shortage

In the UK, 51% of employers state finding candidates with the skills they need, is their main challenge. And 63% of employers have failed (at times) to fill a role, because of the talent shortage. The talent supply is shifting, whilst demand is increasing. This is proving to be a challenge for the future of

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Why You Shouldn’t ‘Ghost’ a Potential Employer/Recruiter 👻

👻 What does it mean to ‘ghost’ someone? Ghosting is the practice of ending a personal relationship with someone, by suddenly and without explanation withdrawing from all communication. Usually associated with dating, ghosting also happens in the workplace and is becoming increasingly common among candidates. 76% of job seekers have ‘ghosted’ an employer/potential employer, even

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Questions to Ask at the End of an Interview…

The interview has gone well. You’ve taken the time to think of your answers and you’re excited about the opportunity. At the end of your interview, you are asked if you have any questions for the hiring manager. To have a chance of securing the job, always say yes. Asking questions shows the hiring manager

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You Need to Speed up your Hiring Process…

Both demand and competition for top talent are at an all-time high. So, it’s not only important to get the hiring process right, but also not to waste unnecessary time. On average, it takes just shy of 28 days to make a successful hire in the UK. Whilst we’re still operating in a candidate-driven market,

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How to get a Job in PR…

💭 What is PR? PR is short for Public Relations and refers to the strategic communication from an organisation to the public, to maintain, or cultivate public image. What does a PR professional do? There are two sides to PR: positive storytelling, and damage control. PR professionals create PR strategies to develop a positive reputation

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5 Reasons Why Using a Recruitment Agency is Beneficial to Your Business

Recruitment is a time-consuming process, that can cost a significant amount of money, with no guarantee you’ll find suitable candidates. In the current climate, it’s even harder to source and hire top talent. Which is why employers should introduce a recruitment agency into their hiring strategy. Using a recruitment agency allows you to focus on

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5 Tips to Successfully Hire Top Talent

As we navigate a candidate driven market, it is apparent that hiring top talent is tougher than ever. Over 1,000,000 jobs were listed in the three months to September 2021, the highest level since records began. Pair that with a labour shortage, recruiters and managers are feeling the strain when it comes to hiring and

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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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