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Deal with the small problems to prevent the big ones

By on Jun 9, 2020 in employer tips | 0 comments

Deal with the small problems to prevent the big ones

That statement sums up the thinking behind risk management, and it has never been more applicable than in the wake of a global pandemic. An emerging sentiment is that the government wants organisations to plan to get back to work as soon as practically possible. Safety is on everyone’s mind, and it’s clear that the need to socially distance in the office is not just...

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May you live in interesting times

By on Apr 24, 2020 in employer tips | 0 comments

May you live in interesting times

Often purported to be an old Chinese curse, I think we can definitely say that at the moment we are living in interesting times. Work – and indeed all life as we know it – has been turned on its head over the last month, as organisations wrestle with taking their physical businesses online, moving their staff en masse to home working and struggle to keep afloat...

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If you want to know – ask!

By on Jan 28, 2020 in employer tips | 0 comments

If you want to know – ask!

Often people will wrack their brains wondering how to find out the information they are looking for. And equally often, the way to get what they need is to simply ask. This is certainly the case when it comes to getting feedback on your recruitment process. Even the best-run organisations sometimes miss out the vital step of asking candidates how they found you, but...

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I’ve made the right choice!

By on Dec 11, 2019 in employer tips | 0 comments

I’ve made the right choice!

That’s what should be going through your new employee’s mind at the end of their first week with your organisation.  Think of this as another opportunity to make a really great impression. You could get them to spend those first days on endless form filling and HR administration – or you could organise it so that they finish the week with a real...

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I want to tell you a story

By on Nov 22, 2019 in employer tips | 0 comments

I want to tell you a story

With low unemployment levels and a growing skills gap, organisations need to adapt their strategies from an administrative approach to something that feels more personal in order to attract top talent. Essentially, companies are looking to humanise their brand, to outline a personality, a set of values. And what is more personal and human than a story? We all love...

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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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