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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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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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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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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 are returning to the office. With the majority adopting some form of hybrid working. Most employees enjoy the socialisation and collaboration aspects found working in the office. However, there are significant generational divides when it comes to the importance of meetings and career progression. If you are planning a

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Reboarding Employees

Reboarding employees is when you re-introduce staff back to an organisation. This is the opposite to onboarding, where you introduce new workers to the business. In this article, we look at ways you can lay out your own road map, to successfully reboard employees. Around 49% of office workers would look elsewhere for employment if

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Why Job Titles are so Important for your Job Ads

When employers write job ads, they tend to use job titles they like. Ones that sound interesting, appear more professional, or are more unique. As a recruiter, it is our job to ensure your job ad gets seen, applications come in, and that we are using the ‘right’ job title. In this article, we’ll expose

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Workforce Planning – Recruiting Future Talent

COVID caused every business to reflect on its operations and required businesses to reassess its workforce planning. Whilst some have pivoted their business and are now looking to invest, others say; “we just don’t have the budget”, “we can’t afford to do it” or even worse, “we’ve just laid people off”. Every single business is

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