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Don’t be too restrictive with your restrictive covenants, warns Lawspeed

The importance of properly drafted restrictive covenants has been highlighted in a recent decision by the Court of Appeal.

Legal, HR 21 November 2017

Five ways to help your people find their purpose

Irrelevant of whether your organisation employs one, 10, 100s or 1000s of people, the businesses racing ahead are the ones who are focused on helping your people find their purpose, both professionally and personally.

HR 17 November 2017

Despite being fired, Shah recommends recruiters should try and get hired on The Apprentice

Would-be Apprentice candidates from the recruitment industry should think outside the box if they plan on pitching a new recruitment agency to Lord Sugar.

IT/Telecoms 17 November 2017

Today’s guru industry: more Self-Harm than Self-Help?

As recruiters we’re encouraged to look at our personal development and to help our clients develop too – but where should we go for help?

16 November 2017

Heather DeLand: Stop trying to recruit Millennials with your CSR record

Don't treat Millennials any differently – every generation is special.

HR 14 November 2017

Ask the expert: December 2017

There is so much economic uncertainty at the moment; how do you suggest I maximise my chances of growing the business?

14 November 2017
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Social recruiting December 2017

From ghostly Halloween fundraising to having Hawaiian-themed fun days, here are some of the things you’ve been getting up to outside of recruitment…
 

Charity & not-for-profit 14 November 2017

Selling your recruitment business? Keep hold of your talent

Retaining your top talent when selling your recruitment agency is crucial, as failure to do so can materially cut the asking price for your business.

14 November 2017

Centre for Ageing Better calls on recruiters to get older workers in jobs

As a new report reveals 3.6m 50-64-year-olds are out of work, independent charitable foundation the Centre for Ageing Better has highlighted three key ways recruiters can help cut the unemployment rate of older workers.

14 November 2017
A clear employer brand is central to business growth success, but establishing it does bring certain challenges, reports Colin Cottell

Employer brand: A question of identity

A clear employer brand is central to business growth success, but establishing it does bring certain challenges, reports Colin Cottell

14 November 2017

Time for mental health to come in from the cold

We all know mental health is a hot topic at the moment, particularly as we have just celebrated World Mental Health Day. For PageGroup it is a key focus of ours under our Ability@Page strategy and for the first time we ran a global campaign on World Mental Health Day in October – recognising not only mental health but all disabilities.

14 November 2017
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Is your site turning away applicants?

Many of us would be put off entering any personal details into an unsecure website but some agencies expect candidates to do precisely that.

Marketing, IT/Telecoms 14 November 2017
In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks'

Seven lessons in a year of change

"In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks"
 

IT/Telecoms, HR 13 November 2017
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How your personality fits friendships at work

Having friends at work encourages productivity, employee retention, job satisfaction, team cohesion and much more, including personal growth and emotional support.

13 November 2017

Bad sales processes to blame for dip in recruitment M&A

The downturn in mergers & acquisition activity involving UK recruitment businesses this year isn’t down to reduced appetite among would-be acquirers but poorly thought through sales processes.

Life sciences, Executive search 13 November 2017

End of passive recruiting?

Talent intelligence will soon replace passive recruiting , delegates at LinkedIn’s Talent Intelligence Summit in London heard.

IT/Telecoms, HR 13 November 2017

Purpose is something you’re born with: Myth 2

In the second of our series of how has purpose transformed some of the world’s largest brands, we examine the second myth that you cannot become purposeful.

10 November 2017

Perm placements rise faster in London than rest of UK

Permanent placements in October in London grew at their fastest pace since May, according to the latest 'Report on Jobs' from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation.

8 November 2017

Good news for recruiters as Twitter raises character count

Recruiters will soon have twice the number of characters at their disposal for tweets on Twitter.

Creative/Digital/Media 8 November 2017

Non-solicit clause would stop agencies soliciting teaching staff

The use of non-solicitation clauses could protect schools against recruiters cold calling teachers they have placed by enabling them to sue these agencies for breach of contract.

Public sector, Education 7 November 2017

Atkinson creates recruitment ‘supergroup’ Taranata

Recruitment magnate Paul Atkinson has brought his four businesses together under one ‘supergroup’ and announced plans to grow it by 50% in the next two years.

Oil & gas/Energy, Engineering 6 November 2017

Three tests to measure the strength of your USP

There are lots of recruitment companies out there – and most of them claim to be ‘the best’ or the ‘most cost effective’ or to offer a ‘bespoke, tailored service’.

Rec-to-rec 3 November 2017

Recruiters warned not to follow Japanese firm and compensate non-smokers

Recruiters would be ill advised to follow the example of a company in Japan and give non-smoking consultants additional leave as compensation for ‘lost cigarette breaks’.

2 November 2017

Recruiting wellness

How to use wellness to maximise peak performance at work.

30 October 2017

Rules to stop recruiter banter turning into sexual harassment

Recruiters have been warned to ensure they have the right training and procedures in place to guard against banter on the sales floor escalating into sexual harassment and tribunals.

25 October 2017

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