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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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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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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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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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Thinking about starting a career in Commerce?

As demand for candidates with more specific commercial skills grew we launched a new division and recruited a driven, successful consultant with a wealth of knowledge in the field of Commerce. Our Commerce candidates come from a variety of industry sectors and their skills include buying, contracts management, demand planning, merchandising, planning, project management, supply

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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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