The rise of the contingent workforce

Posted: 25/10/2016 16:51:25 | with 79 comments

I was recently asked if I thought we were coming to the end of traditional working practices, you know a 9-5, job for life (which no longer exists) type of thing…
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Assessment and Consulting – what if the world did not use CV’s?

Posted: 25/10/2016 16:43:34 | with 124 comments

Imagine we are playing a round of word association and the first word is recruitment/job hunting...take a moment to think about what your responses would be?

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Don’t panic! What to do when you lose your ‘star baker’

Posted: 28/09/2016 11:36:46 | with 62 comments

2016 has certainly so far been a year of huge changes. But the world seemingly turned upside down with the news recently that national favourite, the culinary competition The Great British Bake Off, would be moving to Channel 4 and losing its popular hosts Mel and Sue in the process.
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Importance of integrating technology into your recruitment strategy

Posted: 28/07/2016 10:31:00 | with 78 comments

Employer branding has reached a new level of sophistication. Instead of companies talking at people, they are now interacting with them, through tailored content and intelligent conversations. 
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Two generations, two different outlooks: Understanding the difference between Generation Z and Millennials

Posted: 28/07/2016 10:18:11 | with 86 comments

Forget Brexit, forget the skills shortage, and forget Pokemon Go, the biggest business challenge keeping HR professionals awake at night is actually attracting, accommodating, and retaining the next generation of emerging young talent.

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What can businesses do to help women break the glass ceiling?

Posted: 28/07/2016 09:55:20 | with 65 comments

It’s no secret that women are vastly underrepresented in managerial roles in leading businesses.  Grant Thornton’s recent ‘Women in business: the value of diversity’ study found that mixed gender boards outperform their male-only counterparts, but only one in ten of the companies surveyed had female board executives. Further to this, a recent study by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), suggested that ‘old boys' networks are stopping women from getting into the boardrooms of the UK's top companies. 
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The 500 day window: The art of recruiting and then retaining

Posted: 22/06/2016 15:30:17 | with 94 comments

There were a number of themes that came out of our recent Generation Z - Agents of Change report, one of which shows that over half of Generation Z professionals expect to stay in their first job for under two years. This translates into an average of around 500 days.

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How to use Brexit as a catalyst for best practice within your organisation

Posted: 07/06/2016 11:30:19 | with 91 comments

So Brexit.  Everyone has been talking about it. On the 23rd June the British public will decide if the UK should leave or remain in the European Union (EU), and the potential implications of a decision of this magnitude for businesses across all sizes and sectors are going to be significant - regardless of the outcome.
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