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Mental Health & Wellbeing during Covid-19 lockdown

Mental Health & Wellbeing during Covid-19 lockdown

Monday, May 04, 2020

With HR accountable for such a vast array of factors effecting personnel within an organisation, it has been interesting to see the development of job roles positioned within HR functions over the past 12 months, and what appears to be prioritised when talking with senior leaders about their HR service. I have noticed a significant increase in job vacancies centered purely around mental health and wellbeing. Even prior to the COVID-19...

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What awaits us on the other side of lockdown?

What awaits us on the other side of lockdown?

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Reading the newspapers (online of course), there is pressure on the government to put out a formal recovery plan, so that the cogs of our economy can start to grind back into motion. Whilst none of us really know how long our current lockdown scenario will last for, the bigger question for me is ‘what does the other side of lockdown really look like?’ and who can answer that, if anyone? My own thoughts and ramblings are below, but I t...

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Why are Recruiters still worth speaking to during Covid-19?

Why are Recruiters still worth speaking to during Covid-19?

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

  In this climate, it is understandable that many employers have put recruitment projects on hold or are having to adjust their workforce planning. However, just because you are not calling us to support you with recruitment, it doesn’t mean that you have to stop talking to us altogether. There is much value that you can still leverage from our expertise in order to make the most out of your relationship with your Recruiter and help y...

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Virtual on-boarding during Covid-19

Virtual on-boarding during Covid-19

Thursday, April 09, 2020

In these strange times, companies have shared concerns with us regarding putting a pause on hiring new resource, and as such, missing out on securing the best talent for their live vacancies. Whilst there are naturally some industries who have been impacted more significantly by Covid19, most businesses seem keen to try and adopt a ‘business as usual’ approach as best possible. One of the obvious considerations for employers hiring now...

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Are you adjusting your interview technique and preparing properly?

Are you adjusting your interview technique and preparing properly?

Friday, April 03, 2020

We are currently experiencing what for many of us, is a new way of working. In any business it’s functionality relies heavily on it’s ability to hire and retain staff. This is particularly the case in difficult times and let’s be clear, the next few weeks fall into that category. Many of our clients have had success this week which shows that businesses are still in the mood to hire and taking a pro-active approach which will inevitably ...

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