Why are most job specs so dull? On the great smorgasbord of vocational choices that make up the UK job market, job specs have turned into the plastic parsley garnish that gets taken out the HR cupboard and thrown on the plate at the last minute. No matter how enticing your company brand, culture, product
What you don’t know can hurt you – how to ask for negative feedback and how to use it If a dentist told you your teeth would fall out unless you stopped eating sweets, what would you do? Would you ignore them and carry on until you had no teeth left? No, I imagine you
…that Five Guys, the well know restaurant chain is predominantly a family business and was named ‘Five Guys’ because they couldn’t think of anything else at the time of registering the business? The intention was to change it because they didn’t think it was much good but they never got round to it! The business
When you’re preparing to interview with a client and show them what a great match you are for the role, don’t forget the bigger picture: you’re not just applying to do a job in isolation, you’re applying to join their wider company. They’ll want to know you’ve done your research, but where do you start?
Onboarding is the action or process of integrating a new employee into an organisation “client onboarding is a critical time for any business” · “a little extra effort during the onboarding period can go a long way towards improving staff retention” The candidate of choice can often feel a little ‘in limbo’ between acceptance and
When you are preparing for an interview, you should have a few examples that you can talk through which answer the key requirements on the job spec. But no one likes a bore and no one likes to listen to a monotone monologue: It’s the fastest way to kill your chances of getting the job.
Recruiting for many start-up businesses in the Technology sector over the years I’ve often been asked to find people with previous start-up experience when delivering a brief. This may seem an obvious element of experience to seek when writing a job description for the next key leadership hire in your start-up business, however it is
We love hearing stories from people like James. Now, here is a chap who is about to undertake one of the most gruelling challenges we have ever heard of! Not only is it a major personal aspiration for James to break this world record attempt but he is doing it in aid of raising money
We’re pleased to announce Alex Cooper as Ernest Hunter Green’s Managing Director. Alex is one of the original founders of Ernest Hunter Green and has been an integral part of our organisations success to date. His appointment comes at an exciting time for the business as we enter into our next phase of growth and
How to test if you are suited to working from home… It wasn’t long ago that having a Remote Working Policy meant ensuring the batteries were charged and there was nothing in the way when pointing it at your TV. Then the world changed and we all started throwing around words like flexible, agile, smart