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Should the number of vacancies be the measurement of workload?

The answer is NO. Since lockdown was eased and people began returning to work, there has been a steady increase in the number of job vacancies advertised. Numbers are still significantly down with a low of 478,717 between May and July 2020, which has now risen to 736,237 between July and September according to the…

Bounce back from redundancy

How to come back from redundancy after the pandemic.

Is the jobs market as bad as we’re being told? The economy, both in the UK and globally has seen a marked contraction. Even though the government introduced the Coronavirus Job Retention scheme to protect jobs during the lockdown, the effects on employment have been significant. Redundancy after the pandemic can be hard, we’re here…

Graduate Recruitment During Coronavirus

How Graduate Recruitment has evolve since Coronavirus.

Despite the biggest pandemic since the Spanish Flu in 1918 and the prospect of a global recession, rest assured, companies are still focusing on graduate recruitment. They still value talent and want to grow and develop the graduates they bring into their organisations. Learn what we do to help. Life before the pandemic. Graduate recruitment…

COVID-19 Re-entry

How do we strategically prepare for Covid-19 re-entry? | Returning to work after lockdown

Coronavirus has had a significant impact on every area of life over the last few months, principally the devastating effect of the disease on our health and wellbeing. Returning to work after lockdown will be hard, but we’re here to help. As the curve is flattened and Covid-19 is brought under some semblance of control,…

10 ways to boost productivity

10 ways to boost productivity.

Since the Coronavirus lock-down began back in March, working from home became mandatory for everyone who was able to. The appeal is obvious; no commuting, no suit and tie and the freedom to plan your day as you choose. However, if you’re not used to working from home, managing the unfamiliar distractions while retaining your…

Remote Working

Is remote working the future of our workforce?

How we work has been changing dramatically. Going to the ‘office’ no longer means commuting to sit in a cubicle for eight hours and then commute home. Remote working, though not the norm up until now, has in recent years become increasingly popular with both employers and employees. As a result, technology has evolved to…

2020 FIRM Awards Finalists

Best Supplier Partnership Finalists at the 2020 FIRM Awards.

We are delighted to be nominated for Best Supplier Partnership at the 2020 FIRM Awards. This nomination alone is a credit to our committed and dedicated team of professionals and represents the values we stand for at eSift. The Award As functions mature, suppliers often form a crucial and integral part of the organisation’s success…

2020 Trends

7 trends that will take over business in 2020.

2020 is nearly upon us. As one year comes to an end, another one begins. That means it’s time to start thinking about a New Year’s Resolution. When employees return rested and ready to work after the Christmas period, bosses have the chance to start the new year with a new set of business resolutions.…

Morale in the Workplace

Morale – The energy of success.

Morale – the confidence, enthusiasm, and discipline of a person. Having positive morale in the workplace has a significant effect on the overall performance well-being and success of any employee, department or organisation. You can’t give an employee positive morale, but as an employer you do play a major role in the environment that contributes…