Recruitment

10 things to think about when recruiting

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Recruiting the right person first time. What do you need to think about when you’re recruiting? We’ve gathered 10 steps which, if done well, will help you hire the right person first time 1. Determine what you need The first point to consider is what you actually need as an organisation. Don’t just replace a […]

Recruitment

Help for Thomas Cook employees

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Help for Thomas Cook Employees

We are here to help We were saddened by the collapse of one of the UK’s most well loved companies at the weekend. The loss of Thomas Cook is something that is felt deeply by us all, even those who’ve never flown with them. Our co-founder, Rob, completed a contract with Thomas Cook Airlines in […]

Recruitment

Is it important to keep candidates informed?

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Keeping candidates informed

Is it important to keep candidates informed of their progress? We’ve all been there. You spend hours completing an application, refining your cv, updating your LinkedIn profile, researching the company you are being interviewed by, attending interviews… And then… Nothing. For days, And weeks. How frustrating is it? So it got me thinking, is it […]

Recruitment

Recruiting for character over competence?

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Should we recruit for character over competence? We are constantly bombarded with articles that dramatically tell us there is a skills shortage in the UK but if we are honest, has that made us change the way that we recruit for new talent? The standard cv based recruitment model is very much designed to hunt […]

human resources

IR35 – What is it and why do I need to know about it?

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Are you a contractor? Update. In November 2018, the Chancellor confirmed that IR35 would be extended to the Private Sector from April 2020. The tax man has since taken an aggressive approach targeting nearly 1,500 contractors who have either previously or currently work with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). In the letter, HMRC state that they may be […]

human resources

Recruitment: How can you find quality candidates?

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Don't just replace a leaver

Last week we looked at the first two stages of the end-to-end recruitment process, specifically focusing on being clear on what your organisation needs and developing a good job description and person specification. This week, we’re looking at the next two stages – how you attract candidates and candidate selection. 1.Where will you find your […]

Recruitment

Don’t just replace a leaver

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Don't just replace a leaver

Don’t just replace a leaver A colleague has resigned. Do you just look to replace them like for like or do you take a step back and see what you need? In this blog we will discuss what steps you should take when a position becomes vacant. It may be just the opportunity you need […]

Culture

Inductions – are you setting your staff up for success?

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What’s the purpose of an induction? An induction is the process you go through with a new employee when they first start working for you.  The aim is to help them meet the key people they need to know to be able to do their job well (and to feel welcome!), familiarise themselves with the […]