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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Culture Club

How important is the culture fit when you are considering a new role?  As a recruiter, I have had the opportunity to meet with many people over the years at varying levels of their career path and have discussed their reasons for being attracted to and for leaving companies. As a result, it is clear the importance of culture fit moves higher up our wish list as we mature

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This is not what I signed up for

When a professional accepts a new position, one would expect them to be fully aware of ‘what they have signed up for’. It should be safe to assume that what has been ‘sold’ to them will become reality upon joining a new company.   You would hope that the role is what you had applied for, the culture is in line with what you have been briefed on and your first impressions match your expectations during

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Building Awareness – Website

Once an individual decides that they are going to explore their next career move, they begin a journey. Even if they are a passive candidate that has been approached about your business, if they are open to considering a new opportunity then they are going to move into the ‘awareness’ stage of their journey. They

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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 20 Years Too Long?

Ernest Hunter Green speaks to Matt Bateman, a respected FD within the hospitality and leisure sector. Matt is embracing the prospect of securing a new role following an ever-evolving 20 years within the same Group. We often advocate that professionals should keep moving their careers along and the assumption is that should be to secure

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