Welcome on board

We continue to discuss pertinent topics in our series associated with the candidate / employee experience.  I am sharing one of the most shocking but equally easy to rectify situations we get to hear about as recruiters, the way new employees are welcomed to their new business, or not as the case may be.  I have always found going on holiday a bit stressful because I

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What’s in a name?

Job titles are important and can be very emotive, if the title of the role doesn’t accurately reflect the level the person is expected to deliver at it could prevent them from accepting the role and can lead to demotivation.  Would a Director consider moving to a role with a Head of title, would this be seen as a demotion even

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Vision, Values, Goals

How well are you using your company’s vision, values and goals as a way to stand out when recruiting new talent?  Attracting the best and brightest to your company means being prepared to meet candidates’ needs on a multitude of levels, from financial to emotional to social to intellectual. It’s no longer enough to just offer a salary, job title and shiny sales pitch, and assume

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What’s your Culture?

We hear this word a lot, Culture, and hear about its importance. Everyone talks about the culture of their brand. We put a lot of time and effort into creating the right culture and we go to great lengths during the interview process to assess each individual against our company culture. But what is Culture

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Are your shop windows sparkling clean? 

When getting your house ready for sale, aiming to achieve the optimum price by attracting the most suitable, prospective buyers, it is fair to say you will prepare accordingly.  You will want your agent to market your property in the best way possible and when viewings take place your intention is that they are over, not underwhelmed when they cross the threshold.  I would also expect the structure of

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Moving the goal posts

You’ve gone through the entire search process, the market has been mapped, the long list whittled down to a shortlist, you and your colleagues have invested hours in interviewing the best people in the market for your role and you’ve identified the ideal person.  You present the offer. You present the contract.  The candidate turns

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Accolades

Which accolades does your business have? Which accolades is your business known for? Often businesses celebrate their achievements internally but not externally. Maybe this is because of humble leaders that don’t want to shout about something they deem ‘a step in the right direction’ but nothing more. Maybe this is because a constant striving for

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Leadership Chemistry

There are varying contributing factors that go into an individual’s decision-making process when they are considering an offer for a new opportunity. The role itself, the package, the commute, progression & development scope, the company reputation, it’s vision and long-term goals…the list goes on. Let’s talk about your leadership team’s chemistry and the contributing factor

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