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We want to help make a difference to the way you recruit - our e-books are created to help you do just that. We have drawn on over 25 years of expertise to provide you with top-tips and the latest techniques to help you reach, engage and retain the right people for your business.

 

A Recruiters' Guide to using Google AdWords to attract high-quality talent

Recruitment, regardless of scale, is always a big investment. So, it makes perfect sense to optimise your attraction channels and speed up your recruitment pipeline, whilst reducing the strain on your internal resource and budgets. 

Last updated 16-08-2017

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The Questions you should be asking in Exit & Retention Interviews

Organisations are built around their employees – and so the pressure is on management to build a culture that attracts the best employees to drive success, and makes them want to stay.

Last updated 03-08-2017

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Higher & Degree Apprentices - The Future of your Business

Without an effective end-to-end recruitment process for Future Talent – there’s no guarantee that your organisation will have the skills needed to grow. You can never be sure that the talent walking through your door has, or even has the potential to learn, the skills that you need. 

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A Users' Guide to Exit & Retention Interviews

The fundamental difference between Exit and Retention Interviews is who they're conducted with - Retentions will be with new-starters, whilst Exits will be with recent leavers of your organisation. Each have their own merits - but both allow you to make more employee-centred business decisions, which can influence the whole workplace culture. 

Last updated 27-03-2017

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Tackling Skills Shortages - A Recruiter's Guide

It's a common misconception that the skills shortage is wholly due to the increased tenure of skilled employees in other industries. A lot of industries are suffering from skills shortages because of the sheer demand placed on them - the supply of skill is a lot lower than the demand for it. 

Last updated 09-02-2017

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A Users' Guide to the Apprenticeship Levy

As of April 2017 - the Apprenticeship Levy is live. Whilst there has been a lot of speculation around whether or not it will be a success - large organisations still have to pay it. To maximise your Return on Investment from this Levy contribution, you need to have a detailed plan and strategy in place from Day 1. In this Users' Guide - we've outlined everything you can spend the Levy on, and how to use this to maximise your outcomes.

Last updated 09-02-2017

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The Risks of Outsourcing your Graduate Recruitment Processes - How to Identify & Mitigate

As with all aspects of business - there are risks. The trick comes in identifying what these risks are, before identifying how to mitigate them. We have identified 8 risks of Outsourcing your Graduate Recruitment Processes, and have suggested how these can be mitigated - requiring no extra cost or resource.

Last updated 05-08-2016

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Recruiting Care & Support Workers - Tips to Find, Select and Retain the Best

From using referrals for quick-fire recruitment, to owning your Glassdoor profile – we cover 11 easy, practical things that you can do to revitalise your recruitment process today. None of our tips require huge budgets, are not complex and can be implemented in a day or less. 

Last updated 27-06-2016

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MAKE IT THE BEST CAMPAIGN EVER!

Learn the key secrets in-house recruitment teams use to deliver effective and efficient recruitment campaigns. From attraction to on-boarding, make sure that your next campaign is successful by learning the 7 Steps in our e-book.

Last updated 29-06-2016

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Your Diverse Workforce

A diverse workforce not only brings a variety of people together, but a variety of attitudes, values, skills and ideas, who wouldn't want to consider diversity as a priority? Download this free eBook and find out what diversity means within the workplace and how a diverse workforce can be beneficial for your organisation.

Last updated 27-04-2015

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Managing your temporary workforce 

Are you getting the most out of your temporary workforce? They can be a great resource for you and your business. Our free eBook gives you information on how to effectively manage your temporary workforce to ensure maximum productivity.

Last updated 15-07-2015

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Construction and The Skills Shortage

The UK’s skills shortage has recently been described as ‘chronic’ and a force which is ‘hampering productivity and holding back the economic recovery'. Click here to download our free eBook to find out how effective recruitment solutions can rejuvenate the growth of the industry and, ultimately, save your business. .

Last updated 18-11-2014

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Exit Interviews

With the UK job market recovering at a fast pace and a skills shortage across sectors, it’s no surprise that talented people in UK organisations are being head hunted. Your top talent might not even be looking, but they will be waking up to the fact that there are other opportunities out there. Our free eBook shows you how Exit Interviews could help transform your business and why they are so important.

Last updated 18-11-2014

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Retention Interviews

Retention or ‘stay’ interviews are a great way to find out what’s working well in your business and what might not be working so well.  Our free eBook shows you how Retention Interviews could help transform your business and why they are so important.

Last updated 18-11-2014

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Employee Engagement

Engaged employees are said to be happier, more innovative, likely to stay longer and generally more healthy and satisfied, who wouldn't want to consider engagement as a priority? Download this free eBook and find out how you can better engage with your candidates and employees and why it's important.

Last updated 11-11-2014

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Future Proofing Graduate Recruitment

The skills shortage is resulting in competition for top talent and the low birth rate in the early 2000's means we will soon experience an even smaller entry-level talent pool. 

Read this ebook to find out why it's important to act now and what you can do to ensure you're able to be a successful competitor for future talent. 

Last updated 11-11-2014

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Onboarding

Engaged employees are said to be happier, more innovative, likely to stay longer and generally more healthy and satisfied, who wouldn't want to consider engagement as a priority? Download this free eBook and find out how you can better engage with your candidates and employees and why it's important.

Last updated 11-11-2014

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