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Talent Acquisition

Attracting More Women to a Career in Welding

Training as a welder can open up opportunities to work in a diverse range of sectors from construction and manufacturing to aerospace and petrochemical industries. But despite there being a demand for welding skills, women are still underrepresented in the profession. Skills gap There is currently a shortage of welders in Britain and the Migratory […]

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Talent Acquisition

Why the Apprentice Levy Can’t Be Pigeonholed

We are living through extraordinary times. Disruptive tech innovations, dizzying political upheavals and growing public demand for action on issues from inequality to the environment are all contributing to a landscape of unprecedented change. But we are still clinging to outdated ideas of how, and when, we should gain new skills. The use of apprenticeships is […]

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Talent Acquisition

What Should Candidates Be Doing More Of?

What else can we do? is probably one of the most common questions your candidates are asking you. There is always the risk of them doing too much so how do you make sure they should be doing more of the right things in order to land that job? Well this week our panel of […]

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Talent Acquisition

Five Reasons Why Candidate Care is So Important

As recruiters, looking after our candidates is a vital part of our everyday role. After all, if our candidates aren’t happy, we haven’t done our job! It’s imperative to maintain close relationships with them and inform them of any updates in their job search. You should also aim to accommodate their individual aspirations and personalities […]

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Employer Branding

How a Strong Employer Brand Impacts Seasonal Hiring

Filling 100,000 seasonal positions, and winning that talent back the following year,demands a compelling employer brand. It’s something a leading tax prep company does it year in, year out. But how do they achieve it? We’ve been speaking to Danielle Hilton who is Recruitment Marketing Manager at H&R Block. Have a listen to the episode […]

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Workplace

How Apprenticeship Employers Can Unlock the Potential of TikTok

TikTok has taken the social media world by storm. With Generation Z embracing the short-form video-sharing app in their millions, what does this mean for employers needing to reach teenagers? We used National Apprenticeship Week to investigate. TikTok: The new kid on the block… It was the world’s second most downloaded app in 2019, second […]

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Timebound

What Does the Future of World-Class Leadership Look Like?

Talk to anyone in business and it won’t be long before someone comments on the pace of change – whether it’s political, technological or people’s changing expectations of work. However, the big question we wanted to ask, was whether the old models of leadership skills and roles are fit for purpose in this ever-changing world, […]

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Workplace

Why Office Romances Should be Allowed to Blossom

Office romances take place in every workplace, no matter where in the world you are. Some last a lifetime, literally, while others fizzle out often causing an awkward atmosphere in the office for a while. But is it really a sackable offence to get into a relationship with a co-worker? Recent research commissioned by Perkbox […]

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Workplace

How to Prevent Unnoticed Email Security Risks in Your Business

An inordinate amount of data passes through business email addresses every day. However, the more companies send valuable data through email channels, the more likely it is to cause security risks. With phishing emails being the most common method used by criminals, knowing the risks emails pose can make all the difference. Here, we discuss the tips and advice […]