The foundations of employee engagement: how purpose and culture are a vital ingredient to success

Employee engagement might be one of those great business buzz words but if you want your business to grow, it is vital to your success. So just what do we mean by employee engagement?  Employee engagement goes well beyond the percentage of employees that tell you they are satisfied on your annual survey.  When an …

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Marketing Manager 2/3 days per week – Financial Services

Are you looking to work within a team that truly feels like one. One which is authentic and where your ideas, experience and contribution are valued. You are supported to be independent and deliver against plans. This is a close knit team on a mission to launch an exciting new financial services brand in the …

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Attention, attention: Do you stand out as a SME when recruiting digital and marketing talent?

Digital and marketing talent is in high demand.  We work with a range of SMEs who engage us to help them to attract the right digital talent and compete with large corporates.  So how can SMEs stand out from the crowd and attract digital talent?  Here we give some top tips. Tip 1: Attract digital talent …

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Beyond Employee Engagement

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The CIPD argue that the approach to employee engagement needs to be rethought to keep up pace with modern business practices[1]. Employee engagement, for some, has become a process rather than a philosophy and therefore doesn’t achieve the expected results.  It is less about measuring employer engagement in a yearly survey and more about good management …

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How to increase the number of women on boards – Quotas’ or not quotas’?

The UK has yet to introduce mandatory quotas for women on boards but there is increasing pressure from the European Commission and other organisations to impose them. As you will know, International Women’s Day has the theme of ‘balance for better’ and so, I wanted to explore the arguments for and against quotas and whether …

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Are you assessing the soft skills of your candidates?

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90% of talent professionals in the UK say soft skills are vitally important to the future of recruiting according to a new report from LinkedIn.  But how do you assess soft skills consistently and effectively to ensure you have the right talent to grow your business?[1] Creativity, persuasion and collaboration are the top three soft …

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Working from home is no longer optional!

More candidates demand working from home as an ‘always on’ option No longer is the option to work from home something demanded by the few.  Here at Talent Gateway we work with candidates throughout their career journey helping them to secure exciting opportunities for some of the best companies in the world. When we work …

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