How to effectively onboard a new employee

It is often said that people who are an organisation’s greatest asset, and it is true. Yet all too often we see organisations struggle to retain their best employees, losing them to a key competitor. There can be a range of explanations for this, but one of the biggest reasons is the failure of employers …

How to become a (genuine) thought leader – NOT a wannabe!

This is not a post on the stupendous benefits of being a thought leader – there is a plethora of articles online that can tell you all you need to know about that. Trouble is, few of those articles explain how you can actually become a thought leader and the steps involved. That’s what this …

Why aren’t Recruitment’s best billers reaching the top? We’re talking women

The gender agenda has been the subject of much debate ever since the Lord Davies review in 2010, which called for greater representation of woman at Board level. But while women now make up 26.1% (up from 12.5% in 2011) of UK Plc boards, the number of women occupying the top jobs in the recruitment …

7 things every recruiter must do to thrive NOW!

by GREG SAVAGE You must be a better version of yourself to thrive as a recruiter in 2016. But how? Well, start with these seven crucial action points. Reincarnate yourself as a born-again ‘digital native’ Kill off all your fears, reservations and wimp-ish paradigms about being too old to learn new technologies. Go the other …

Recruitment Marketing: Why a change in thinking is needed

by AIMEE CARMICHAEL, Group Communications Lead at Morgan McKinley and Director at Carmichael Communications carmichaelcommunications.com Digital recruitment represents both a blessing and a curse for the modern recruiter. Gaining access to an endless pool of talent on a global basis may have never been easier – snaring the cream of the crop being a different …