Wednesday, 22 January 2020 / Published in Business
To run a business smoothly and successfully, there are plenty of factors that you need to consider, but none are more important than this: Communication. Communication is critical to the success of your business and transparency is equally essential to ensure your continued growth and to help you retain your staff. It must be clear
Tuesday, 15 October 2019 / Published in Business
Running a small business can be physically and mentally exhausting. From managing employees to keeping clients happy to dealing with suppliers and everything in-between the process can seem never-ending. However, having the right tools for the job can make a difference to you and your business. From helping with communication to improving time management, using
Friday, 04 January 2019 / Published in Business, Career Advice
Whether you’re going on a fitness kick, setting a new personal goal or contemplating a career change, the New Year always sparks resolve for self-improvement. According to employment website CV library, as many as 30% of us decide to find a new job in January each year. As job vacancy numbers rise nationwide, the career
Friday, 16 November 2018 / Published in Business
It’s natural for talented individuals to seek advancement opportunities and want to progress within their careers. It also goes without saying that lack of opportunity for advancement / development still rates highly as a contributing factor to staff turnover. So, given that control of this lies directly within your hands as employers, why isn’t more
Monday, 22 October 2018 / Published in Business
Are you aware that only 15-20% of candidates within your sector are proactively seeking a new role? Common feedback from our client partners indicates that the majority of employers don’t fully understand the composition of their available talent pool. Hiring processes improve considerably when the employer has a firm grasp of how many suitable candidates
Thursday, 10 May 2018 / Published in Business
Did you know that just 1 in 7 employees are aware of their internal benefits package? Stats from OnRec have sparked discussion into the importance you place on benefits and how you communicate these to both current & new talent. When it comes to initially attracting individuals, a high level of emphasis is often placed on
Thursday, 10 May 2018 / Published in Business
50 is the number of hours that one in four SME owners are now working according to a survey by MetLife. Even more shockingly, significant numbers of owners are working 60 hours a week! In percentages, 28% of those surveyed worked 50 hours or more with 15% saying they actually worked 60 hour plus, sometimes
Thursday, 10 May 2018 / Published in Career Advice
It’s one of the most popular career choices especially amongst graduates, enticed by leading brands, endless possibilities, clear advancement opportunities and the freedom of creativity. But why should you pursue a career in marketing? 1. Freedom Of Creativity Successful marketing requires a great deal of thinking outside the box. Creative skills are highly valued within the