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  • No jab no job adverts double in September

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    It’s a big debate at the moment and I am sure for many HR professionals a real challenge in terms of determining their stance around such a sensitive issue. For many sectors this will not have so much impact on their businesses, but for many in the care sector, cleaning and hospitality sectors, it is…

  • Demand for leaders soars due to coronavirus

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    An article in Executive Grapevine reports that UK businesses are rushing to deal with the fallout from the India outsourcing crisis, with senior UK staff to manage the crisis now top of the Coronavirus hiring list, according to research conducted by New Street Group. India’s lockdown is having a huge impact on businesses that have…

  • Interviewing online to tackle Coronavirus

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    An interesting report by the BBC just shows us that recruitment can still push on during challenging times. It would be great to hear from you as to what contingency plans you have in place to continue with your recruitment hires. Here at Grafton Haymes we having Zoom, Microsoft Teams and good old fashioned FaceTime…

  • Navigating Withdrawal Agreements and March 2019 – What Recruiters should really be focussed on!

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    THE IMPACT ON ACCESS TO TALENT POST BREXIT FOR EU AND NON-EU NATIONALS FROM A RECRUITERS PERSPECTIVE. In preparation for her presentation to the Board, a city based financial services client recently approached me for my thoughts on how an organisation like hers might best be able to prepare for March 2019 and beyond. In…

  • Recruiting across the Millennial Generation – important considerations

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    President & CEO, Cabot Jaffee, at AlignMark , makes some interesting comments today proposing the “changed” approach we will need to adopt, to successfully recruit across the Millennial population. Writing on Linkedin he goes on to suggest “It’s not a matter of “if” you’re going to change your recruiting practices, it’s a matter of “when.”…

  • Call for Pay Improvements by CBI Director General

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    CBI director general John Cridland has called on employers to start paying workers more and said the large number of people on minimum wage jobs represents a “serious challenge” to businesses and Government, writes Tom Newcombe for HR Magazine. In his new year’s message, Cridland said businesses should deliver “better pay and opportunities” as the…

  • Flexible Working…is it working?

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    Many organisations are not offering their employees flexible working opportunities, according to new research, writes askgrapevine.com recently. One year on from O2’s Olympic flexible working pilot, the mobile operator’s study of more than 400 businesses and 2,000 employees reveals that while staff are ready to embrace new ways of working and understand the benefits, it…

  • The Counter Offer – Consider it Now!

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    It’s a term that can send shivers down the spine of even the most seasoned recruitment consultant, not necessarily because it spells competition, but mostly because the facts and statistics stack up for themselves, it rarely rarely works out! You have decided to leave your role and have every good reason behind you – it…

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