What is the true cost of recruitment

What is the true cost of recruitment

As we approach the grim 1st anniversary of COVID hitting the UK it has certainly been a turbulent time for the recruitment industry.   Whilst March 2020 and the months that followed saw hiring grind to a halt in certain sectors, I am delighted to say that the start of...
What are the challenges for those returning to work

What are the challenges for those returning to work

Historically, returning to work was typically after a long period of absence, sabbatical or maternity leave but the last year has added a new scenario altogether – furlough.   It is important to remember that everyone reacts differently to situations and whilst for...
Review, reflect and reset

Review, reflect and reset

2020 will go down in history as a year to remember and it has felt like a long slog at times.  But we are almost at the end of this tumultuous year and so it feels right to take some time to review, reflect and reset ready for a fresh start in January. If you were to...
What recruitment challenges exist and how you overcome them

What recruitment challenges exist and how you overcome them

Let’s go back in time to January 2020 when the country enjoyed record low numbers of unemployment and it was a commonly known fact that many industries were struggling to recruit new talent into their organisations. Some parts of the country, including my home county...