How to avoid proximity bias in the workplace

We’ve all experienced FOMO, or a ‘fear of missing out’ before. Whether it’s not being able to attend a party, or the finals of a major sporting event, it can hurt your feelings to know that other people are having fun without you. However, in the...

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Why team building is important for your business

Have you ever watched a sports team win a match, and noticed how the star players always give recognition to their coaches and their teammates? Working together as a team is essential to success, and this applies even more so in the world of business....

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Hiring essential workers in 2022: what you need to know

The COVID-19 pandemic and the following economic recovery has brought a number of challenges for companies looking to hire essential workers. Industries such as retail, logistics, customer service and manufacturing have seen significant changes in...

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5 things candidates are looking for in your job adverts

One of the hottest topics in recruitment at the moment is the Great Resignation. In August this year, the number of open jobs in the UK passed 1 million for the first time ever, and a survey by HR software company Personio has found that 38% of workers...

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How to prepare your company for Generation Z

A new generation is entering the workforce. Generation Z (or Gen Z), those born between 1996 and 2012, makes up around 32% of the world’s population according to Bloomberg, making the oldest members in their early 20s and in the early stages of their...

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5 interview mistakes hiring managers make

When it comes to job interviews, there is a wealth of advice available for candidates on how to make a good impression, but this is harder to find for hiring managers. However, it’s just as important for hiring managers, or whoever is carrying out...

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Tips for recruiting passive candidates

According to a Talent Solutions report by LinkedIn, 70 percent of the global workforce is made up of those who aren’t actively seeking a new job. Since these passive candidates are making little to no effort to find employment, it can be harder to...

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How to make the most of LinkedIn

(Co-written with Mujamel Khan) LinkedIn is a platform that can help you display your professional career in a positive light. In this article, we’ll share some tips and tricks on how to take advantage of LinkedIn to sharpen your skills and professional...

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How to write a great job description

If you’re looking to attract job seekers to your company, having a great job description is key – after all, you cannot hire top talent without first attracting top talent. A job description is your first opportunity to sell yourself to candidates...

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How to improve your talent pipeline

According to TalentLyft, a talent pipeline is ‘a pool of potential candidates, either company’s employees who are promotion prospects or external candidates, who are qualified and ready to fill a position’. Having a talent pipeline means that...

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Tips for a smooth transition back to the office

The time has come. After almost a year and a half of working from home, employers across the country are finally starting bringing their workers back into the office. While this may be a reassurance to some that ‘normal’ life is returning, a survey...

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The Kickstart scheme: what your company should know

There are countless stories of people of all ages struggling to find work over the last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but those that have been particularly affected by this issue are young people. Two thirds of people that have lost their jobs...

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