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Is technology whispering R.I.P to the traditional E.A?

Is technology whispering R.I.P to the traditional E.A?

Friday, February 15, 2019

Is technology whispering “R.I.P” to the traditional E.A? I don’t think so… by Joanna Middleton. In her brilliant 2018 article in the Harvard Business Review, the author and business leader, Melba Duncan cleverly points out that “Microsoft will never develop software that can calm a hysterical sales manager, avert a crisis by redrafting a poorly worded e-mail, smooth a customer’s ruffled feathers, and solve a looming HR issue - al...

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We’ve produced a salary guide for employers in Oxfordshire and Warwickshire

We’ve produced a salary guide for employers in Oxfordshire and Warwickshire

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Since 2005, we have successfully brought together employers and skilled jobseekers throughout Oxfordshire and Warwickshire – so it’s fair to say that our Recruiters know our specialist job sectors inside out. That’s why we decided to put our team’s knowledge to good use, and produce a salary guide for various roles, for the local area. We conducted extensive research in the making of this, to help businesses and jobseekers alike recogn...

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Is the perception of HR affecting your business?

Is the perception of HR affecting your business?

Thursday, October 25, 2018

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.   When it comes to attracting HR talent, how well your HR function is respected and perceived can no longer be an afterthought. As a specialist HR Recruiter speaking to mid-senior and Director-level job-seekers on a daily basis, I have noticed a distinct increase in the importance that these HR professionals are now placing on how HR is thought of within a potential employer before they will commit to an inte...

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Check out these fun facts about your daily office stationery

Check out these fun facts about your daily office stationery

Monday, August 20, 2018

You would need 477,710 Bic ballpoint pens to draw a straight line to the moon According to research conducted by Bic in 2008, each of their ballpoint pens can produce up to two miles of writing. As there are 238,855 miles to the moon from earth, it would require nearly half a million ballpoint pens to draw a straight line to our only natural satellite. The pencil has been proven mightier than the pen As a counterpoint to Bic’s researc...

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Recruiting the human: the importance of personality

Recruiting the human: the importance of personality

Monday, March 05, 2018

Good recruitment is often about understanding the subtleties of human relationships. It is common knowledge that employers are more likely to hire a candidate who they can see themselves becoming friends with, as shown by Lauren Rivera’s study, “Hiring as Cultural Matching: The Case of Elite Professional Service Firms”, which concluded that “evaluators implicitly gravitated toward and explicitly fought for candidates with whom they felt an emo...

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