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Tackling a skills shortage

What can Recruiters do to tackle a Skills Shortage?

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According to a survey conducted by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) in December 2016 - almost half of UK employers are expecting a skills shortage when recruiting in 2017.With the above being noted - recruiters are having…
From application to offer

Candidate Engagement - From Application to Offer

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 In the summer of 2015, Associated British Foods UK Grocery (ABF) made the strategic decision to partner with Cohesion Recruitment to deliver their Graduate Recruitment Programme.Michelle McDonald, Client Relationship Manager and Deborah…
Apprenticeship Levy Preparation

The Apprenticeship Levy - Are you Ready?

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 The Apprenticeship Levy is fast approaching - before we even know it, it'll be well under way. At the moment, there’s a lot of speculation around whether or not it’s going to work.Our answer to that – it’ll work for you,…
Exit Interviews and Employee Turnover

Exit Interviews & the Science of Employee Turnover

 With the UK job market recovering at a fast pace, and the majority of sectors facing a skills shortage – it’s no surprise that talented people in the UK are being headhunted, and employee turnover is becoming more of an issue. The above…
Truck driver shortage

Will the truck driver shortage jeopardize Festive deliveries?

It might be hard for the average British motorist to imagine, as they trundle frustratedly behind yet another lorry on the motorway, but there is currently a chronic truck driver shortage in the UK. In fact, the Road Haulage Association (RHA)…

BBC Panorama & the Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Social Care

 Monday night's BBC Panorama: Nursing Homes Undercover made some shock revelations about two homes in Cornwall. Reporter Janice Finch posed as a resident and secretly filmed the conditions of the home whilst another Panorama team…
Benefits of a neutral vendor managed service

Did America just values-based recruit Donald Trump?

 The world is still reeling from the news of Donald Trump becoming President of The United States. Me? I’m still busy laughing at this meme. It’s especially funny for recruiters. You know when you have clearly stated 2-5 years’…
Benefits of a neutral vendor managed service

What are the Benefits of a Neutral Vendor Managed Service?

In a previous blog, we talked about what a Neutral Vendor Managed Service model is. Now you know what it is – you need to know why it’s so good. The way a Neutral Vendor is delivered can vary between providers. However, the variance comes…