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What Millennials Really Want in a Company Culture

Attracting talent is a challenge that faces every business owner. Structuring your work environment in a way that is appealing to prospective employees is essential. An alluring workplace culture is a key to obtaining the young talent needed to stimulate business growth. What follows are 9 ideals that any company should strive for if trying […]

Elements of an inspiring ‘work for us’ page on your site

The war of talent is hotter than ever right now in the Financial Services industry. Over the last 20 years, our jobs and careers have been dramatically transformed. There seems to be much more of a desire to be a part of a mission rather than a safe lifetime career at an established organisation. Employees are also far more likely to jump from one opportunity to the next.

Recruiters have PSL’s too

Recruiting for your company/ team is a time consuming and costly exercise that I’m sure you’d prefer to avoid.  Whether you are recruiting due to replacement or growth, getting the recruitment process right is crucial. A bad recruitment process can see businesses hire the wrong people, miss out on the right people and worst of […]

Large Vs Small Organisations – What’s Your Fit?

Big organisations offer some big benefits—generous perks, bigger salaries, fancy offices—but when it comes to professional growth, bigger doesn’t necessarily mean better. What small businesses lack in flashy perks, they more than make up for in career opportunities. And when it comes to getting noticed, the smaller the stage, the greater your chances are of […]

How can a bad hire destroy your business?

Regardless of whether your business is large or small, it is just as susceptible to the devastating impacts of a bad hire! Although they initially impressed you in the interview, under performing employees pose a serious threat to your business. Your new employee misses deadlines, falls out with colleagues, disregards the organisations mission and values, […]

January Blues? Maybe It’s Time to Quit Your Job

Are the January blues hitting you hard? If that negative back-to-work feeling you thought would pass hasn’t let up, it might be time to quit your job. On Monday the world faced the most depressing day of the year: Blue Monday. Whether you believe the day is true or just a load of bogus science, there’s […]

Why Hiring Before Christmas Could be Better For Your Organisation

With 2017 coming to a close, many individuals will be making the most of the opportunity to wind down and bring the year to a natural close. It can be tempting to put off the thought of hiring until the new year. There’s a sweeping generalisation that people aren’t searching for new positions in December, […]

The Pros and Cons of Working from Home

Whether you are a home-based small business owner who works from home full time, or someone who splits their time by working from home occasionally, there are a number of pros and cons to consider before you set up a home office and plan your work environment.