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The rise of modern recruitment: why culture is king

These new models, which focus on a recruitment ‘wheel’ rather than a funnel approach, ensure that the leads nurtured as part of a recruitment campaign are maintained and converted into candidates who continue to be engaged by the organisation and considered for future positions. 

Article by: Carl Hoffmann | Published: 15 June 2019

Rise of the freelancer – self-employed spikes as people seek flex 

And, according to the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE), the self-employed sector now includes approximately 4.8 million people, with freelancers comprising 42 percent of that population and 6 percent of the UK workforce as a whole. This according to research from Instant Offices.

Article by: Peter Johnson | Published: 11 June 2019


Culture Fit: A Definition

For as long as people have collaborated, some have worked better together than others. It goes above and beyond the skills they bring, there’s some magic that happens when the right people work together. Being able to predict that magic is the dark art of recruitment. 

Article by: Mark Hla | Published: 10 June 2019


The silent performance killers affecting us all every day 

Not many people (especially not high performers) arrive at work to do anything less than their best work. Yet, completely unintentionally, that’s exactly what many of us do. We talk about ‘silent performance killers’ because many of the things that slow down our productivity go unnoticed.

Article by: Chris Preston | Published: 10 June 2019

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The Warning Signs of Burnout and How to Avoid it

While January is one of the toughest times of the year for career blues in the UK, it is especially important to look out for signs of burnout later in the year as well. Stress and exhaustion at work impacts employees of all ages around the world, and at every level of the career ladder.

Article by: Lucinda Pullinger | Published: 9 June 2019


What would you do if one of your employees was losing their sight?

RNIB, in partnership with Marriott Hotels Glasgow, has produced the resource pack, supported and funded by the Scottish Government and Impact Funding Partners. The pack, available in print and online, was originally developed with workers aged 50 and over in mind, but it can apply to all ages.

Article by: Martin O'Kane | Published: 8 June 2019


 How embodying trust builds big picture leadership capability

Your instincts, or intuition is felt in the centre of our body and will indicate your growth pathway. Once you begin to trust and understand your intuition, you deepen your self-awareness and become more attune to what your body awareness is telling you

Article by: Tony Holmwood | Published: 7 June 2019

How HR can help managers succeed Promoted

As a driving force behind an organisation’s culture and people, Human Resources (HR) has a valuable role to play in developing good leaders and helping them succeed. Since management can directly affect employee satisfaction, performance and loyalty.

Article by: SCU | Published: 6 June 2019

A guide to – GDPR

Officially, three complaints worth 3.9 Billion dollars were filled against Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram respectively via data regulators in three different EU countries. As well as this complaint, French data protection authority CNIL filled a separate claim for 3.7 billion relating to Google’s android operating system for android

Article by: Lesley Holmes | Published: 5 June 2019