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#WorksMakesMe

#WorksMakesMe

We all struggle, from time to time, with the thought of going to work. At the end of a week on the beach or Bank Holiday weekend, it can be particularly difficult to walk back into the office. Some have the careers that they’ve always dreamed of. Even then, they’d often rather be at home. […]

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8 reasons why having an onboarding process could save your business

8 reasons why having an onboarding process could save your business

So, you’ve hired someone new. Now, you have the complicated task of helping them to adjust to the business and all of the people in it. This is called ‘onboarding’, and having a strong onboarding process could make all the difference to the success or failure of your business. What exactly does onboarding involve? Onboarding […]

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Top 10 reasons people quit their jobs

Top 10 reasons people quit their jobs

One of the best things that you can do as an employer, for the continued success of your business from a recruitment and staff retention perspective, is to find out why employees are leaving. It always happens. Every business has a staff turnover rate, though some are better than others. When someone hands in their […]

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What to look for in a HR consultant

What to look for in a HR consultant

You may know what a HR consultant does – providing human resources support for your business – but how do you know that you’ve found the right one? What separates one HR consultant from the next? HR consultancy is so skilled, and must be handled so sensitively and professionally, that it’s essential you make the […]

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How HR consultants can help your business

How HR consultants can help your business

When you recruit the services of a HR consultancy, you benefit from the advice and knowledge of human resources professionals. A HR consultant can provide tailored and specific HR information, covering topics such as recruitment, disciplinary issues, payroll and benefits, health and safety and the law. HR consultants have valuable experience and expertise that you […]

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How to create consensus among staff

How to create consensus among staff

The best workforce is one that is made not of near-identical employees, but of varied and diverse workers that complement one another. There is strength in difference, but this can mean that getting everyone to agree can seem like an impossible task! Creating a consensus Getting your staff to support an idea, or a business […]

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How to implement HR software like a boss

How to implement HR software like a boss

Are you ready to completely change the way your business HR is dealt with? Moving to HR software after years of paper-filled ring binders, Excel spreadsheets, PDF files and packed-full folders will be the making of something great. But, you’ve got to do it properly. There are things to think about. There are certain steps […]

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Skills Assessment Test Worksheet

Skills Assessment Test Worksheet

Following on from our blog post about Skills Assessment Tests, here is an example of one.  By providing a selection of tests, you can build a broader picture of the applicant and potentially narrow down your pool of potential interviewees. In an Excel spreadsheet, how would you calculate the total number of festival attendees automatically? […]

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Skills Assessment Tests

Skills Assessment Tests

Recruitment tests, including pre-employment skills assessments and aptitude tests, help to ensure that the person you’re hiring has the required knowledge and ability. Skills assessment tests act as a screening method, much like an applicant’s CV. They are not intended to be the only determining factor, but can help you to remove from your shortlist […]

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How to minimise exposure to employee costs

How to minimise exposure to employee costs

Employee costs, from the moment that you plan to hire somebody new, slowly begin to mount up. First, you must deal with the costs that are associated with hiring and recruitment. Then, there are ongoing expenses that continue for as long as the employee stays on your payroll, and potentially even beyond. What are some […]

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