1 in 6 adults has a common mental disorder. Mental Health is not something employers can ignore or overlook. Here’s some practical advice.Read more
This is filled to the brim with advice for professionals and businesses of any size to help you fill the roles you have with only the finest quality people.
The WHO now recognises burnout. But how can we stop it from happening? Take this simple step, and start with a conversation.Read more
How much does it cost to use a recruitment agency? Will I receive hundreds of CV’s to look through? When will I be invoiced? There seems to be a lot of confusion about recruitment agencies but we believe it’s a simple process. Below are the five simple steps that we use to find you the right new employee. Step 1 – Understanding We carefully read your job description and take ten minutes of your time to discuss the exactRead more
Hiring the right staff is never easy, but small businesses face different challenges to larger companies. However, with a challenge comes great opportunity and small businesses should embrace the hiring process as a chance to grow and develop. We address the five major challenges that face small businesses looking to hire new staff and discuss the best ways to overcome them. In many cases we believe you can take advantage of your unique position as a small business. CompetingRead more
Flexibility One of the main reasons employers choose to hire temporary staff is because it offers flexibility. During busy or low periods within a company they have to adapt their team, this is where the flexibility of hiring temporary staff comes in handy. Hiring temporary staff is beneficial if you have long-term requirements to fulfil or specific short/long term projects which need to be completed. Sometimes staffing requirements are unexpected and urgent. This may be due to an unexpectedRead more
On the 1st April 2018 the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates will be increasing. Set up in 1998, National Minimum Wage is the hourly rate that employees under the age of 25 are entitled to. This varies dependent on the age of the employee and if they are on an apprenticeship scheme. National Living Wage is the hourly rate that all employees over the age of 25 are legally entitled to. The New Rates AffectiveRead more
Recruiters only recruit for posted positions Not so, recruitment agencies have large databases full of candidates so before we advertise a role we will search our database. As a recruitment agency, our role is to find the right person for the roles our clients need to recruit for. In order to do this effectively, we have a selection of candidates with a variety of skills already registered and ‘interview ready’. So, when joining a recruitment agency you would usuallyRead more