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The Great resignation: Why so many people are considering a career change

The pandemic changed how we work. Work from home and hybrid became the new norms overnight. Then, when the pandemic eased, and everything was supposed to get back to normal, the great resignation threw a spanner in the works and had companies worldwide reeling. In a report called The Next Great Disruption is Hybrid Work…

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Using Digital Recruitment Marketing to Source Top Talent

In the world of talent acquisition, employers have discovered that they can attract and source potential candidates by improving and personalising candidate experience. Working in conjunction with this, digital recruitment marketing is another avenue utilising social media, email marketing and display advertising to source the candidates you need. For digital recruitment marketing to attract top…

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Hybrid Working: The risks and benefits

During 2020 and 2021, the way we worked was turned upside down. Going to the office every day went from being the norm to being prohibited overnight. As the worst effects of the pandemic gradually recede, vaccination rates are rising, and we are learning to live with Covid-19 for the foreseeable future, organisations must assess…

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How to engage and attract the next generation of talent

In the current talent scarce market, all employers, both small and large, have one thing on their minds: attracting the best talent to their organisations. The most recent cohort to enter the workforce is Generation Z. In the early stage of their careers, they are not a group to ignore as they will be making…

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Why D&I needs to be a priority for 2022, and how can it be communicated to employees?

As we enter 2022, Diversity and Inclusion has taken on a new importance. This determination to ensure Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is a top priority is evidenced by a 123% rise in job postings featuring DE&I during 2021. In addition, a Gartner survey highlighted that this trend would continue with unabated enthusiasm into 2022, revealing…

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What soft skills are required to lead a hybrid team, and how do you develop them?

Since early 2020 the way we have become obligated to work due to the Coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdowns has placed additional pressure on corporate leaders. Navigating the new management skills required to run hybrid teams – some employees working from the office while others are home-based – is incredibly difficult, even without the other…

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Organisational culture

The importance of building a high-performance organisational culture If you want your business to not only survive but thrive in the post-pandemic world, your organisational culture could be key to every aspect of your success, from retaining key employees to increasing your bottom line. Companies with a healthy culture provide not only a great place…

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Why has Yoga been my business salvation? By Geraldine Cole.

Yoga is not a new concept, far from it. I have never been one for chanting and the ringing of bells, but the benefits are far reaching, and businesses with a passion for work life balance recognise that it requires relatively low investment, time and can be achieved for the remote working community. As a…

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How to create a data-driven hiring process

Traditionally, recruitment was much less technical and relied on the ability of the Recruiter to spot the ideal candidate for a given role. There was an element of luck involved, and without data to back up their beliefs, Recruiters could only assume that their method of finding candidates for a clients’ role was effective. Data-driven…