5 Tips to be More Productive

There’s no getting away from the fact that workloads are becoming more challenging and our days are growing increasingly longer despite the closing in of dark nights and cold mornings. It’s important to be productive - how else will you excel at what you do? – to keep your work life balance under control. We’re bombarded with distractions every day that make us lose focus, whether that’s an inbox flooded with emails, lengthy meetings, general office banter or your favourite…

Trainee Consultant

Our client was born as an idea. The idea to completely change the way recruitment is conducted and thought of as an industry. The brain child of directors who had seen how corporate agencies handled candidates and clients through the process, realising they could change that for the better. Whereas many companies focus on KPI’s and relentless hammering of the phone, our client emphasises creating a quality relationship with the candidates and client. This ensures we understand both party’s real…

Join A High Growth Engineering Recruitment Business

Over the last two working days I’ve had the pleasure of spending 4 hours getting to know one of the most passionate recruitment business owners I’ve met. Passionate about growing their business and passionate about doing that by growing & developing their people. Building an elite team, with high standards and exceptional performance. The owners formed the company after forging a successful career at Page, before growing disillusioned with the Directors discretion commission structure and wanting to form a business…

So WHY is employee engagement important?

Employee engagement is a hot topic right now so I thought I’d get a few words down on paper on the subject. The right environment is so important for employees to succeed in any industry, recruitment included. But the big question is what actually is employee engagement? What does it look like in the current climate and how does it impact how you manage your team? Employee Engagement for the 21st Century The meaning of employee engagement has shifted in…

Recruitment Blog Digest

The world of recruitment is littered with blogs, articles and sound bites to read. Lets be honest, if you're a procrastinator you could read for hours and you'd rather be billing. However, if we're not learning and improving, then we're not moving forward, so I'll be sharing a digest of poignant blogs and articles that I read each week so you dont have to ferret around the internet for them. They'll be a mixture of informative and funny for a…

Retaining Talent: Tips & Tricks

It’s widely known that the recruitment industry has a high turnover rate. Previous studies have shown that while the average turnover in the UK is 15%, the recruitment industry specifically has an attrition rate of 43%. So what can you do to buck that trend? Hiring new employees takes time and money, but losing a team member can also impact your client relationships and quality of service. Retaining the people, you have is key to business success. We’ve pulled together…

My tips for increased productivity

A new season usually prompts a reassessment of your goals and maybe even your way of working. It certainly does for me! Something I’m passionate about is developing health work habits and to do that you need to take time to reflect. Starting a new business is time consuming but there’s nothing more important than dedicating time to staying productive and focused, even when you feel like you’re spinning too many plates at once. Goals Keep sight of what you…