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What do candidates look for other than salary?

By on Oct 22, 2019 in Uncategorised | 0 comments

What do candidates look for other than salary?

Unemployment rates are currently at less than 4%. That’s fantastic for candidates, not so good for those looking to fill vacancies with red hot talent. Companies want to hold on to their good staff, and if they sense unease, may offer financial rewards to keep their top performers in-situ. So how on earth can you convince great people to move to you? Well, we’d be...

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Softly, softly – the art of training soft skills – and why it is essential you do so

By on Oct 14, 2019 in Uncategorised | 0 comments

Softly, softly – the art of training soft skills – and why it is essential you do so

The World Economic Forum, in its 2019 report The Future of Jobs, analyses the employment, skills and workforce strategy needed for the future. Its findings make for interesting reading. By 2024, 35% of the skills we consider invaluable today will have changed. We are on the cusp of the fourth industrial revolution. This is a movement that is bringing great change,...

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The importance of being accountable

By on Sep 27, 2019 in candidate advice, employer tips | 0 comments

The importance of being accountable

Accountability is important in all areas of life. Put simply, it’s about being responsible for, and being able to justify your actions. In the workplace, accountability fuels success  It demands clear messages from the very top. The unambiguous communication of the company’s mission, values and objectives – and then setting a collective expectation about...

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The impact of high performers and how to attract them

By on Sep 16, 2019 in employer tips | 0 comments

The impact of high performers and how to attract them

Two facts about high performing workers: They do the best workThey do the most work In fact, your high performers can be up to eight times more productive* than their less impressive co-workers.  So, why do so many companies do such a terrible job of attracting high performers? In a global survey of CEOs in 2016, ‘failure to attract and retain top talent’ was cited...

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They’re coming – and they know what they want!

By on Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorised | 0 comments

They’re coming – and they know what they want!

We’ve spent the last couple of decades evolving our recruitment processes to appeal to millennials; the largest and most educated generation we’ve ever seen. Now it’s all change. Those thirty-something millennials are climbing the career ladder, moving into management and executive roles. And coming up fast behind them to fill their place are the new kids on the...

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