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How to develop your high-potential employees

How to develop your high-potential employees

If you are looking to hire somebody for a new management or leadership role, you may use recruitment software to find the ideal candidate ‘in the wild’, or you could recruit internally, picking out an existing employee who is ripe for greatness. Working with a member of staff already employed within your organisation could bring ...more

10 things that mark out brilliant employees

10 things that mark out brilliant employees

You shouldn’t need a recruitment agency in Leeds like Webrecruit to point out to you that there’s no such thing as the perfect hire. However, there’s still an immense difference between the very best and the mediocre – which could have great and long-lasting implications for your company. If you want an employee who will ...more

Is employee turnover always a bad thing?

Is employee turnover always a bad thing?

Chances are that many a recruitment consultant in Manchester has told you just how bad high employee turnover is. It disrupts your team, adversely affects morale and costs you a lot of money that you could have just spent on getting the right hire first time around. What could possibly be good about a ‘revolving ...more

Don’t confuse cultural fit with friendship when hiring staff

Don’t confuse cultural fit with friendship when hiring staff

Rare is the recruitment agency in Manchester that doesn’t consider cultural fit when hiring people. Having not only the right people, but also the right people working in harmony is a massive factor in an organisation’s success. We’re constantly told that when your company’s people ‘fit in well’ together, they are more productive. It’s also ...more

How to offer the right benefits to candidates

How to offer the right benefits to candidates

Pretty much any business owner calling upon a recruitment consultant in Exeter has heard about the importance of having the right leadership, company culture and organisational structure to inspire their employees to success. But what about the right benefits? It’s not really fashionable to accept that money plays a role in a candidate’s decision to ...more

How to create a better workplace for women

How to create a better workplace for women

Most clients of the average recruitment agency in Exeter have gone well past the point at which they needed to be told of the benefits of a gender diverse workplace. It is now widely understood that a more female-friendly workplace also generates better returns. But how well reflected is that in your own organisation? If ...more

What offbeat questions should you ask your creative candidates?

What offbeat questions should you ask your creative candidates?

A lot of work goes into a new hire – the initial research to determine the skills and experience that you require, the writing of the job advert, the investment in recruitment software… but not everything about this whole process is cold, worthy and dull. After all, you’re hiring a human being, not an automaton, ...more

6 ways to measure the quality of your hires

6 ways to measure the quality of your hires

So you’ve hired someone, and want to gauge their effectiveness in the job so that you can apply the lessons to your future staff recruitment in Manchester. There are various subjective (intangible, ‘gut feeling’) and objective (tangible and measurable) ways in which you can assess the quality of your hire – but what are they? ...more

How to use social media to boost your talent pool

How to use social media to boost your talent pool

Social media is no longer just one of those things that other individuals or companies do. Indeed, it seems at times that those who don’t have a Facebook or Twitter presence might as well be living in prehistoric times. Quite simply, social media has an unavoidable impact on how your company does business. Hiring is ...more

Should you offer your candidates flexible hours?

Should you offer your candidates flexible hours?

One thing that could almost certainly turbo-charge your staff recruitment is the offer of flexible hours – it’s what candidates of pretty much all kinds love. For the employer, though, the appeal of flexible hours may take a little more time to recognise. Still, the attraction of flexible time for candidates is causing more and ...more