Tag Archives: Employees

The hiring statistics that could change the way you approach recruitment

Attracting good employees is hard work and as a result, recruitment is often an expensive and time-consuming task. Understanding how candidates think and what they want is one of the most effective ways of making a successful hire so below … Continue reading

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Five great ways to sell yourself at a job interview

Few of us are experts when it comes to boasting about our skills and achievements which is why job interviews so often feel like an incredibly stressful and daunting experience. The bad news is that if you really do want … Continue reading

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Flexible working has increased five-fold in the UK

An analysis of working trends carried out by the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) has found that the number of employees working flexible hours has increased five-fold in the last two decades. Back in 1999, just 9.5% of workers … Continue reading

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Five ways to make yourself more appealing to recruiters

Recruiters sometimes get hundreds of applications for every job they post which means it can be incredibly difficult to stand out from all the other candidates out there. The good news is that there are a number of ways you … Continue reading

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UK workers reveal their biggest office gripes

A survey of 1,000 UK-based office workers has revealed our biggest annoyances in the workplace. The data was collected by electronics giant, Samsung and although the results may seem like a bit of light-hearted fun, employers have been warned that … Continue reading

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How do you attract quality candidates?

The one thing every employer wants to know is how to attract quality candidates. Aside from knowing where to look, the one thing you need to know for successful recruitment is exactly what job seekers are looking for in their … Continue reading

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How a good job advert can reduce time-to-hire

As an employer, your job adverts are a crucial part of your branding and they also strongly influence the candidate experience. You should never underestimate the importance of taking the time to write a great ad. Below we reveal how … Continue reading

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5 interesting recruitment facts and what they mean for employers and job seekers

We might not have a Prime Minister or a clue what’s going on with Brexit and summer has so far been a complete washout but at least the current jobs market is something to get excited about. According to data … Continue reading

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The rise of remote working and its benefits

In recent years we’ve seen a significant increase in the number of people working from home. While some companies have been quick to jump on the bandwagon, others have been slow on the uptake because they fear the repercussions. While … Continue reading

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Workplace health problems are costing Britain £77.5bn a year

A survey carried out by the insurance provider, Vitality has revealed that health-related lost productivity in Britain’s workplaces is costing the UK economy an incredible £77.5bn a year. The report in question, titled Britain’s Healthiest Workplace, also revealed a sharp … Continue reading

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