These days when we talk about change, the primary response is to blame the pandemic, lockdowns and all that brought with it. However, though all of the above has affected the job market, companies have become more innovative in the ways they find the talent their clients need out of necessity. What is social recruiting?…

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What is Talent Mobility? Talent mobility is the key to a happy, flexible, and productive workforce, but what is it? Talent mobility describes an employee’s ability to move between positions in their company. Companies are using the concept of talent mobility to understand the skills, motivation, and background of their workforce. This allows senior management…

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Workplace diversity has become an increasingly common topic amongst recruiters, employers and hiring managers. Now, business leaders appreciate the tangible benefits of a diverse and inclusive workforce for both the company and its employees. However, in 2021 diversity isn’t just about factoring in age, gender and race but hiring a wider range of people to…

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How the workforce is changing and the need for agility The world of work is experiencing a seismic shift requiring employers and employees to reconcile with a new work environment where job security is no longer the priority and flexibility and adaptability take precedence. This shift is being driven by certain trends that are fundamentally…

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The rise in boutique and small businesses As the Covid-19 pandemic hit hard in March 2020 and the UK went into lockdown to protect the nation, the number of new businesses fell rapidly. In March, new businesses fell by 19%, April by 29% and May by 3%, according to the analysis of Companies House data…

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As I am sure you’ve read many times over the last year, 2020 was a challenging year for everyone, especially in the job market. Hundreds of high street names have disappeared or regrouped as digital-only enterprises resulting in the loss of many thousands of jobs. Whole sectors have been unable to function for months, especially…

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Challenges Talent and HR Leaders face in 2021

2020 has been a challenging year for HR departments and businesses in general. Contending with an unexpected requirement to work remotely to ensure employees remain engaged with their roles and aren’t adversely affected by isolation away from the office due to the global pandemic, HR teams have stepped up and proven their worth. However, this…

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Now that 2020 is firmly in the rear-view mirror and we can focus on the exciting possibilities that 2021 will offer once the vaccination rollout helps return life to some semblance of normal. We’ve had a look at what the priorities for Talent Acquisition and HR leaders might be for the coming year. A recent…

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