Social Media – Like it, love it or hate it

Are people aware of your business?  Do they know the brand? Do they know what services/solutions/products you provide? Do they know your company values or have an insight into your culture, the things you’ve achieved and your plans for the future?  You may ask the questions; ‘why would they?’ or ‘why should they?’. The answers are closely linked. Your company’s

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The Future of Retail

The retail landscape has been evolving at an accelerating pace over recent years.  Consumers have increasingly favoured online shopping and the convenience that it brings. The resulting closures of stores caused by the lockdowns could well see a significant further acceleration of this change in consumer behaviours.  With the uncertainty around the appeal of brick

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Is the grass always greener? 

Why do people leave your business? Is it due to lack of opportunity, lack of flexibility, unachievable targets coupled with low bonus pay-outs? Maybe it’s a change in culture due to an acquisition, maybe it’s because the culture hasn’t changed when it was said that it would.  The list is very, very long… Of course, it’s not always negative

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The best things in life are free!

Benefits schemes are a big topic when it comes to attracting candidates to your business. They can also play a key role in retaining your talent. So, making them as appealing as possible is important. For many businesses, especially those in the SME or start-up category, the cost of benefits is a major factor in

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Reflection and Gratitude

Ernest Hunter Green is 5 years old today. While we will all be celebrating this achievement in virtual fashion within our respective lockdown environments, these will be tempered somewhat for obvious reasons.  Celebrating achievements is important to us, but at a time when this is so naturally affected, it also feels like a good time

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Have you thought about how your Recruiter and Employer Brands are affected by your Wellbeing strategy, or lack of?

Let’s start by clarifying how I define a recruiter brand vs an employer brand.  To me, a recruiter brand is how your business is perceived as a recruiter – this may include your reputation regarding  interview process, interviewers, how many roles you are hiring and why, your advertised salaries and benefits packages and various other

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