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6 Wellbeing Trends that will Shape Work in 2023 and Beyond

Nuffield Health’s 2022 Healthier Nation Index study revealed one in three adults claims their mental health has got worse in the last year. The same statistic is also true of physical health, with a third of UK adults reporting a decline over the last 12 months. Employers have a responsibility to help individuals manage their wellbeing. However,…

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Talent Acquisition

How to Recruit Successfully in a Stagnant Market

It has been a challenging few years for the recruitment sector, and it looks like things might get worse before they start getting better. Although employment rates have largely returned to pre-pandemic levels this year, the outlook for next year looks bleaker. Rising food and energy costs have exacerbated the cost-of-living crisis, and recent government…

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Talent Acquisition

How to Cultivate Top Talent While Navigating a Volatile Job Market

The current employment landscape is complex and punctuated by uncertainty. Buzzwords like the ‘great resignation’ and ‘great layoffs’ are sparking a shift in hiring strategies among employers, especially as a potential recession is looming. The unemployment rate is at its lowest in 50 years at just 3.5%, yet there remains a strong demand for workers…

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Talent Acquisition

Recruiting Technology is the Lynchpin to Solving Talent Shortages

Recruiting has a long reputation for being a tedious process: posting jobs individually to multiple job boards, sifting through LinkedIn profiles, sorting through stacks of resumes, and reaching out to candidates one by one to schedule interviews. But it doesn’t have to be. Recruiting technology can help companies find higher-quality talent faster and with less…

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Workplace

How Can Managers Beat ‘Productivity Paranoia’?

New research shows many managers still have issues trusting employees who work remotely, with this disconnect being coined as ‘productivity paranoia’. It’s the concept that even if employees are working effectively, managers won’t believe it if they are out of sight. This is worrying because trust is one of the most important components of every work environment.…

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Talent Acquisition

5 Tips for Managers to Maximize Interviews and Secure the Best Talent 

Businesses are currently battling a candidate-driven jobs market when searching for talent. There are more jobs than job seekers, so it’s more important than ever for managers and HR professionals to ensure they’re maximizing interviews to secure the best talent.  And with unemployment rates lowering to 3.7% in Q1 2022, the lowest rate since 1974,…

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Workplace

Future Workplace Trends and Hashtags

I won’t ask you if you’ve heard of “quiet quitting.” I refuse. In the last half of 2022, the trending hashtag started a movement on TikTok that mysteriously went on and on like a bad case of food poisoning. Long after the topic had passed its expiration date, employment bloggers (including this one) continued writing…

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Employer Branding

How VMware Attracts and Retains Tech Talent

Long before COVID-19 made working from home the norm, this software company was experimenting with remote work and exploring its impact on employer brand. This unsung hero of the B2B technology space was powering some of the busiest and most visible brands of the early months of the pandemic, all while supporting a globally distributed…

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Workplace

How Startups Can Create an Unbeatable Culture

It’s undeniable that there are many benefits of great work culture, although they can be difficult to pin down as each organization has its own unique mission, history, and personality. Albeit extensive, it’s almost impossible to create a ‘one size fits all’ list. A strong team is the driving force of success. In the early…