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on 24th Apr 2018
animated employee leaving their job with belongings in cardboard box

With recently lost employees it can be difficult to realign your HR strategy to ensure that you’re retaining and attracting the best talent within your organisation. Here’s how you can learn from those lost employees.

on 24th Nov 2017
Arranging Time off for interviews

We asked our candidates what their biggest hurdle was when looking for a new role. No one said finding a new role comes without its stresses, so we hazarded a guess at what our candidates’ biggest bug-bear would be.

on 4th Oct 2017
Looking for Top-Tier talent

Whatever it means to your business; you should figure it out quickly. From Indeed’s survey of company productivity, Apple proffered that their high performers were 25 times more productive than their average employees, and Google value that their highest performers are 300 times as productive!

on 29th Jun 2017
Applause IT Day at the Races

If you’re struggling to retain staff or want to build a more cohesive workplace atmosphere- we highly recommend a day at the races. Maybe not on the hottest day of the year, but still, a great day out.

on 14th Dec 2016
Time is running out to use your annual leave

The average UK worker will have 6 days unspent annual leave by the end of the year. What can company's and employees do to stop the cycle?

on 14th Apr 2016
Recruiting for Start Ups

Recruitment can be a minefield at the best of times, but when you are a startup and looking for your first ever workforce there is even more pressure to find the perfect people for the job or jobs you have on offer. It can be tempting to try and do it yourself, but you will be investing so much of your time in the process you could find yourself stretched in other areas.

on 4th Apr 2016
Candidate Need to Knows

In the changing landscape, there is more to a job than simply the responsibilities involved. At one time, a job title basically covered the role and job ads covered roles and responsibilities in no more than a paragraph.

on 27th Feb 2016
How  engage employees

You can bet your bottom dollar, at least one member of your team has lost interest in their job and your company, it may only be a temporary thing or it may be a little more serious and long term. Don’t worry, you’re not alone, in research from the USA it was suggested that as many as two thirds of employees are not “engaged” in their job.

on 4th Feb 2016

Regardless of the size of the business the benefits of having a happy workforce should not be under estimated.