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Is Your Recruitment Process Causing You to Miss Out on the Best IT Talent?

March 15, 2019 . 10:00 am

Recruiting the best IT contractors and IT staff can be a protracted process and the danger of candidates changing their minds, or worse still, accepting a counter-offer from a competitor is ever present.

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4 Steps to a Positive Candidate Experience

March 15, 2019 . 10:00 am

4 Steps to a Positive Candidate Experience

The recruitment process is a stressful time for both employees and applicants. Businesses place such a huge emphasis on hiring the ‘perfect’ candidate for the role, they often forget the importance in nurturing relationships with those who aren’t ‘perfect’ for the role. Don’t forget, when somebody apply for a job, they are taking a risk and putting their current job on the line. All applicants deserve a positive candidate experience and when you master this, you are providing your company with an excellent marketing tool.

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The Positives of Employee Turnover

March 15, 2019 . 10:00 am

The Positives of Employee Turnover

Generally speaking employee turnover is seen as a bad thing. Aside from having to accept that someone may not want to work for your business any more, turnover can have a negative effect on moral and the cost involved in recruiting and training someone new can build up too. This may be the case for […]

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IT Contractors can be more cost effective

February 18, 2019 . 10:01 am

If you are considering a new project and taking on a short term contractor to support the day to day issues, please consider this…..

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5 Tips to Attract Great Candidates to Your Company

February 18, 2019 . 10:00 am

5 Tips to Attract Great Candidates to Your Company

When it comes to recruiting, it is essential to make the right choice and this means being able to attract talented individuals. Want to know how?

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Half of SMEs prefer experienced workers

January 20, 2019 . 9:45 pm

People aged between 35 and 54 are at the top of the hire list for small businesses in the UK, research by Aldermore has revealed. In a survey of 1,002 SME business leaders, 50% said they would choose to hire from this age group out of all potential recruits – compared to 30% who would […]

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References – New guidance released by Acas

January 20, 2019 . 9:42 pm

Workplace experts, Acas, have published guidance to help employers and employees know the rules around employment references. A recent survey by AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) found that nearly half of employers want job applicants who have relevant work experience. Tom Neil, Acas Senior Adviser said: “The job market can very competitive so it is vitally important for […]

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Would you settle for leftovers when you could get something fresh?

December 6, 2018 . 5:01 pm

Would you settle for leftovers when you could get something fresh?

There are a few meals that aren’t half bad as leftovers. Cold roast chicken, potato salad, even coleslaw is good. But why settle for leftovers if you can enjoy a fresh meal instead? Surely fresh food is a better option? Yet in recruiting, when someone resigns, managers often scramble to do everything they can to […]

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Interview Attire

December 1, 2018 . 10:30 am

Interview Attire

First impressions are everything! Now that there are so many different dress codes for work, it can be difficult to judge what will be deemed most appropriate so that you make a good first impression to the candidate, whilst adhering to your organisations dress code. Your attire plays a pivotal in the interview and can heavily influence a candidates decision as to whether they want to work with you or not – whether it is consciously or subconsciously.

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Encouraging a Little More Fun in the Workplace

December 1, 2018 . 10:00 am

Encouraging a Little More Fun in the Workplace

This time of year fun in the workplace is a lot more likely, as things tend to wind down and Christmas parties, secret santas and festive activities are taking place. However, all year round workplace fun is becoming increasingly important in the modern day organisation.

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