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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. With the government’s roadmap laid out, we are slowly getting back to a sense of normality. And, even though it is

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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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Testing in recruitment selection

Hiring the right people for your business has a direct effect on the organisation as a whole. This is why recruitment and selection are so important when choosing people to work for your business. During the selection process it can be easy to miss a vital step – testing. Testing will provide you with more

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How to assess soft skills in an interview

How can you tell when a candidate looks good on paper, that they’ll be good in real life? ‘Hard skills’ such as a university degree, or experience in a specific role/field, are not enough to confirm, if a candidate will be good at the role you’re hiring for. You need a mixture of both hard

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How to make your company more attractive to candidates

With uncertainty around COVID-19, the job market is showing a scarcity of top talent willing to move jobs. Top talent is the lifeblood of a growing business, so marketing your employer brand to the candidate has become increasingly important. It starts with focussing on the 3 p’s; people, product and process. Breaking your employer marketing

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How to onboard employees remotely

Introducing new starters can be difficult at the best of times but it is made that much harder when you are onboarding remote employees. So, how do you welcome, set-up and train new members of staff, when you’re working-from-home? In this article we will look at onboarding strategies for remote employees and the things you

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Managing your team remotely

Our move into remote working which started as an experiment has become our new norm. Like many businesses across the world where remote working was once a benefit to employees, it is now a contractual obligation, imposed on them from above. The shift has required managers to adapt to a new way of interacting, motivating

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Introducing new starters, remotely

Working from home has increased over recent years through the implementation of flexible working practices in many businesses. Under unfortunate circumstances regarding COVID-19, it is now becoming somewhat essential for many businesses across the globe to implement this way of working. So, how do you introduce new starters to your business and more importantly, the

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Choosing the Right Recruitment Agency

Whether you’re a business or a job seeker, choosing the right recruitment agency is imperative. Why? They will be the ones who represent you. Recruitment agencies differ drastically and whilst it’s tempting to pick one at random, we recommend doing your research first. What’s on offer? First things first, think about what type of job

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The benefits of flexible working for you and your employees

All employees with 26 weeks’ service have the right to request a change to their hours, timing or location of work.  An employer that rejects an employee’s request for flexible working must have at least one specified reason for doing so. “Only 6% of employees are working the traditional hours of 9 to 5 according

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9 Reasons to use a Recruitment Agency when Hiring

Have you ever wondered why you should use a recruitment agency? What can a recruitment agency offer you that you can’t just do yourselves? Below you’ll find the top 9 reasons to use a recruitment agency and why it is beneficial for your company, big or small. 1. Saves time One of the most desirable

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How to Work with Grads

We’ve highlighted the benefits of hiring a graduate and given our top tips on how to attract them, now it’s time for us to advise how to work with grads! Graduates typically fall under Generation Z and young Millenials whose traits differ to workers of previous generations. In addition, their time at university has shaped

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