It’s clear from various media sources there is a talent shortage in key areas such as engineering and associated trades. Equally, it’s understood jobs are becoming more automated but we aren’t training our children for a future in robotics……. Children learn so quickly. They absorb, adapt and invent quickly. Just look at the amazing … More Jobs for the future
There is rightly a lot in the press at the moment about sexism across society and business. Danny Cotton is pushing for the term ‘Fireman’ to be abolished and ‘Firefighter’ to be used. Pay inequality is rife and across all industries. Sometimes it’s hard to remember the Equalities Act is seven years old when we … More Sexism? Been around for decades…..
16 October 2017 is #WorldFoodDay – a time to reflect on the food hunger in the world. Do any of us in the West equate ‘spoilt’ food we had brought on the basis of ‘I might cook……’ with hard cash? I know I don’t when throwing food away. A lettuce past it’s ‘use by’ … More Take a minute to think…..
Growing Talent! Sounds simple doesn’t it. A try before you buy for both the applicant and employer based on personality – no cvs, employment history etc. With 116 success stories, we want more. Amongst this 116 are people from diverse backgrounds – homeless, graduates, no education, solid employment history, no employment history, mental health … More How do you recruit the perfect candidate without incurring any cost?……
It’s shocking to read BiTC’s report on mental health in the workplace 2017 – link below. The feature photo shows two startling facts BiTC’s report has uncovered. https://wellbeing.bitc.org.uk/all-resources/research-articles/mental-health-work-report-2017 Have we learnt so little? For employers there is a huge positive hit to their bottom line when they address mental health in their business … More Unacceptable Stats
‘How do you recruit the perfect candidate without incurring any cost?’ ‘How can you be confident your potential new hire is right for your role, team & business’ Answer: Growing Talent Growing Talent is a business led and funded initiative to bring the unemployed and employers with permanent London-based jobs together. Over a 12 week, … More Is it too good to be true? Actually no – it really is free…….
During 2017, there has been a growing concern on the status of those working in the ‘gig’ economy. On paper, the flexibility to work when you want with no responsibility sounds good – especially for students/those who aren’t the key breadwinner. Not so good for those people who are the key breadwinner or this … More Gig Economy – here to stay?