Recruitment is no longer about finding the perfect employee

Record levels of employment, the uncertainty of Brexit and the need for new skills for a modern workplace have led to a significant increase in competition for the best talent in what is now an employee-led recruitment market. Organisations are having to work harder and harder to attract the right people. That is not necessarily […]

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Recruitment Advertising

Two things have happened this week which have made me think about the wording of recruitment adverts: 1)    A contact of mine advertised for a young, dynamic person – thus opening themselves up to an age discrimination claim, as an older person may arguably be more dynamic than a young person. 2)    The Army has […]

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Engaging Millennials

According to the HR trade magazine HRD Connect, the issue of millennials in the workforce has yet again managed to make headlines. It appears there is a disconnect between the general workforce and millennials; constantly leaving many wondering how to ensure that this new generation are fully engaged within a workplace. According to a survey […]

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Who you take advice from matters ……… A LOT!

Would you allow a GP to carry out brain surgery on you? Would you want your accountant giving you a manicure? The answer to both, I suspect, is NO! So why do people listen to family and friends when they need advice on their staff? The answer we are sometimes given is “because they have […]

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