Business Trends 2020: How companies are using purpose and culture as growth drivers

Throughout our business and personal lives, consciously and unconsciously, we make “selection” assessments. Today, businesses, customers and employees are all making decisions based on more than just finance.  Those businesses that stay ahead of the competition, keep their customers happy, attract, recruit & retain the best talent, are those with a clear purpose and enriching …

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Pre-employment testing: what is it and can it really help you in recruiting the right candidate for your business?

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When meeting with a client recently, I was asked about whether testing candidates was worth it.  And the answer is yes and no, depending on the type of test and the context. Pre-employment testing has the potential to provide valuable insight on a candidate, but if used incorrectly can damage the relationship between candidate and …

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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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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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