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Our client is a leading manufacturer and distributor of marking and engraving technologies. Their core markets are Automotive (tier 1 & 2 suppliers and manufacturers), system integrators, engineering, and manufacturing companies. We are working with our client to recruit a Sales Engineer to manage the North of England, areas to

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This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, enthusiastic and capable individual to join the fastest-growing packaging company in the UK and embark on the path toward a successful and rewarding career. The position is to increase our client’s team to support the fantastic growth experienced over the last 12

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This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, enthusiastic, and capable individual to join the fastest-growing packaging company in the UK and embark on the path toward a successful and rewarding career. The position is to increase our team to support the fantastic growth our client has experienced over the

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Our client is a fast-growing, dynamic; employee-owned business. Passionate about innovation and exceeding client expectations, our client is consistently outperforming its industry competition in service and customer satisfaction. The Vacancy Due to our client’s success, they are now looking at recruiting an Internal Account Manager to join their enthusiastic team

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Our client is accelerating rapidly towards its goal of becoming the fastest-growing, most profitable distribution company in the UK. This year they were placed 66th in the prestigious ‘Profit Track 100’ annual table published by the Sunday Times. Their success is based on a strong foundation of teamwork founded on

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Our client is accelerating rapidly towards its goal of becoming the fastest-growing, most profitable distribution company in the UK. This year they were placed 66th in the prestigious ‘Profit Track 100’ annual table published by the Sunday Times. Their success is based on a strong foundation of teamwork founded on

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We’re looking for a commercial administrator for our packaging client in Wiltshire. Our client manufactures and supplies reusable, recyclable and biodegradable packaging. Outline of Role Processing orders for the manufacturing team including sales orders, allocating stock and other administration around the office. Responsible for answering the phone and general customer

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UK businesses were hit by rising numbers of employees leaving their jobs voluntarily during 2021, with many employers facing the prospect of a hiring crunch throughout 2022 and a detrimental impact on their bottom line as time and resources are spent recruiting and training new staff. Half of UK employees

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Diversity and inclusion are not optional, especially when it comes to young talent. In this new post-pandemic world, companies have no choice but to change! Especially when 86% of employees consider diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) to be of paramount importance. The commitment is real; almost two-thirds of employees (62%)

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Office revamps, when implemented successfully, could be the key to increasing overall efficiency, productivity and employer competitiveness The percentage of employees hybrid working in the UK rose to 24% in May 2022 , a trend that is gaining pace month on month. With navigating both home and office working simultaneously,

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How effective onboarding helps staff retention in your contact centre Like many areas of our economy, contact centres are suffering from something of a recruitment crisis. A recent report from The Open University and Institute of Directors found that 63% of decision makers agree their organisation has found recruiting difficult.In

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Remote Work Is Here To Stay And Will Increase Into 2023, Experts Say While some companies continue to thumb their noses at The Great Resignation and insist that employees come back into the office, data scientists at Ladders insist that the writing is on the wall. Remote work is here to stay.

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Summer jobs being advertised include ice cream sellers at £9.50 to £14 an hour THOUSANDS of summer jobs are on offer as firms continue to struggle to fill vacancies, according to new research. Jobs site Adzuna said employers are looking to seasonal workers to plug employment gaps, with "enticing" hourly

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Cycle delivery work is one part time job that people are doing to add to existing incomes Photo: Shutterstock Half of UK workers are already doing temporary work, or are planning to temp, as a direct result of the surging cost of living, according to new research. A national survey

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Has the ‘Great Resignation’ provided the push that companies need to rethink starting salaries? It might just be the starting point for drastically improving employee wellbeing and securing loyalty to supercharge the lifecycle of a company Recruitment is expensive. Not only do hiring managers have to find the time to

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How AI Helps Filter Job Applicants In an increasingly volatile and competitive job market, recruiters are looking for any edge they can get to help make the recruitment process faster, less expensive, and ultimately more effective. For nearly 70% of recruiters surveyed on LinkedIn, AI has been a significant help

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The fear of not getting a job Applying for jobs and not getting one can be exhausting and you may feel like there’s no end to this job-hunting phase. Here are our top tips to overcome your fears. Applying for jobs can be exhausting and after the fourth or fifth

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Martin Lewis has warned people are being underpaid for their work Martin Lewis has warned that 500,000 people in minimum wage jobs are being underpaid. Here is how to check if you are missing out. The UK minimum wage increased on April 1, raising the salaries for low-paid workers. Yet

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Though Covid has not been eradicated, optimists claim that the worst is behind us. It is with this perspective that, in this article, we talk about a ‘post-Covid’ time. The initial outbreak and subsequent lockdowns and supply-chain issues have had a tremendous impact on consumer behaviour, employer hiring practices, and

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In the past decade, FinTech companies’ hiring underwent significant changes. From globalisation to speed, let’s take a look and learn more about it in this article. It is safe to say that FinTech job marketing is booming. Most financial services are looking to FinTech recruiters to fill complex and tech-related

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In the post-pandemic economic crunch, technology companies worldwide are announcing hiring slowdowns, freezes, and in some cases, widespread layoffs. What a difference a few months can make. In 2021, the global tech sector was enjoying sky-high valuations – some of which were arguably sensational and entirely unjustifiable. This led to

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(Bloomberg) — The surging cost of living and worries about the future is curbing the zeal of people to quit their jobs and join the Great Resignation, according to Randstad NV, a global provider of employment services. “There’s still movement, absolutely, but it’s slowing down,” Chief Executive Officer Sander van

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Businesses and workers, particularly those in the gig economy, will benefit from greater clarity over their employment status, due to new guidance published by the government today. A person’s employment status is what defines the rights and employment protections they are entitled to at work including pay, leave, and working

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Working as a freelancer can be a difficult and wonderful thing to do. It can bring freedom and hardship in equal measures, but the most important thing to know about freelance work is that it is not for everyone. This article aims to highlight some fantastic freelance careers that exist

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Mark Hedley, Vice President of Talent Recruiting at Globalization Partners talks Turning the Great Resignation into the Great Re-Engagement The last two years have been tumultuous for HR leaders. Responsible for overseeing the biggest virtual working experiment in history, workforce wellbeing and engagement became one of the top concerns in

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The 6 Core Values to Attract Applicants   It’s no secret that UK firms across multiple sectors are struggling to find the right candidates. There are many reasons for this, including long-term skills shortages, but something that firms can do to stand out from their hiring competition is to understand

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How Can Job Seekers Make Themselves More Attractive to Recruiters?   Just as the labor market changes quickly and unexpectedly, so too does the recruiting industry. As the workforce rebounds from COVID-19 and unemployment rates continue to drop, job seekers have more options from which to choose, making hiring increasingly

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This Daily Comment piece takes a look at best practice around job interviews. It includes: A look at the purpose of job interviews Insight into some of the best questions to ask candidates – and why Detail on why it’s important to give candidates the chance to ask questions too.

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Wiley Edge found that 28% of businesses had noticed an increase in the number of ex-employees returning to the organisation Shutterstock Too many businesses fail to capitalise on the potential of ‘rebound’ employees, a survey has found. Training company Wiley Edge found that more than two-thirds (71%) of businesses do

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Aldi plans Aldi has said it will give store workers across the UK a second pay rise since the start of the year as inflation continues to surge. The German discounter, which runs 970 UK stores, said store assistants will see with their minimum pay increase to £10.50 an hour,

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Could short bursts of learning, or ‘micro-upskilling’ be the answer to the UK’s skills crisis? Shutterstock As skills shortages hamper the productivity of so many businesses, one trade association is advocating for organisations to adopt ‘micro-upskilling’ to enhance employees’ capabilities. Rachel Aldighieri explains why this is necessary to address the

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Many offices remain sparsely populated as homeworking remains popular Photo: Shutterstock New data reveals a clear majority of UK organisations are still encountering challenges implementing hybrid working, with reluctance to return to the workplace the leading issue faced by employers. Old fashioned ideas around productivity and location of workplace were

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Gender Inequality The Big Picture Crowdsource Innovation The report, now in its 16th year, benchmarks the evolution of gender-based gaps in four areas. The report found that the COVID-19 pandemic and multiple shocks in the global economy continue to hinder progress on closing the gender gap. The current recession, unlike

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From bias training to leaders who get out of their comfort zones, these leaders share what’s needed to bridge the gender gap. The Big Picture Crowdsource Innovation Each year the World Economic Forum releases the Global Gender Gap Report , research that highlights the world’s most gender equal countries across

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Around a third of work experience opportunities are hybrid, according to the ISE Shutterstock Employers are beginning to offer work experience opportunities again after a break during the pandemic – but many of these are hybrid. The Institute of Student Employers found that work experience opportunities were slashed by 40%

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Richard Chance Reema, 27, finished secondary school at the top of her class. She knew she wanted to go to university, and that she’d likely excel at whatever she did, but she didn’t quite know what that should be… Fast forward some years later and she finds herself once again

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Nearly half (47 per cent) of employees don’t see a clear path to progression, according to new research conducted by IRIS Software Group (IRIS), in partnership with YouGov. The study further found three quarters (68 per cent) of UK employees are facing delayed career growth due to a lack of

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  Although we no longer follow European Union (EU) decisions since our formal departure from the EU it is interesting to analyse the parallels and differences in various approaches to the issue of remote working, whether to continue with it, and if so, at what cost. There are largely three

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More than half (54%) of employees would consider quitting a poor paying job to pursue a pay rise, with just under a quarter (21%) planning to leave within the next six months. This is according to HireVue’s latest Candidate Experience Report – the global leader in video interviewing, assessments and

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Costa ranked in the top five organisations valued by Gen Z, according to We Are Futures’ Social Impact Barometer Sorbis / Shutterstock.com By ignoring the adults of tomorrow, employers could be distancing themselves from a wealth of talent they will need as recruitment challenges persist. Mark Fawcett outlines how organisations

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Rebecca Padgett, senior teaching fellow for employability and professional development at Leeds University Business School and facilitator of the Help to Grow: Management course, looks at how SMEs can attract and retain new and diverse talent. In an SME your people are your business, but finding the right employees is

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Organisations tend to evaluate their success by performance metrics. These metrics capture tangible, measurable outputs — how much, how fast, how profitably — that connect directly to the bottom line or ROI. But as most CEOs know, performance, no matter how you measure it, depends on something less often quantified:

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The kitchen table, a hastily cleared corner of the living room, or for the lucky ones, a spare bedroom where we could set up a desk and second screen (the unlucky ones got an ironing board). We all made do during the pandemic when it came to working from home.

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There’s no point in sugar coating it: Interviewing for a new job is exhausting. If you’re applying for multiple roles at the same time chances are you’ll experience interview fatigue at some point during the process. At mid-to-senior levels any interview requires extensive research and preparation, not to mention CV

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We live in a fast-paced, constantly evolving world of work, and with that comes uncertainty. It’s often during uncertain and changeable situations that we witness positive outcomes in our careers, such as the rise of new opportunities, creativity and innovation. But uncertainty often comes with challenges, unpredictability and discomfort. Why

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Elon Musk has been known to personally conduct interviews, always asking one key question HE is the world’s richest man who is working to revolutionise transport – and Twitter – but in recent days, it is a question Elon Musk traditionally asks in interviews that has had people scratching their

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Employee engagement is now the top priority for global businesses and nearly two-thirds are investing in their offices, according to a new global survey by ISS. The majority of companies have no plans to reduce office space while those which do plan to reduce are at the same time investing