Category Archives: Category: Recruitment

Where does marketing meet recruitment?

From time to time, we come across a company that completely nails online employer branding. What they do is so inspiring, innovative and engaging that everybody wants to follow their example. L’Oréal is one of those companies. They have created the perfect blend between marketing & recruitment. The international cosmetics company, juggle careers-specific pages on

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What happens when you scale from 50-500 people?

Have you heard of Airbnb? OK stupid question. What you might not have heard about is the scale up challenges that came with growing their team ten fold. With so many of our clients experiencing similar scale up challenges, and the need to increase resource quickly, we thought tyhis might be an interesting one to

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Is there a skill shortage or are you just not being creative enough?

Is there a skill shortage or are you just not being creative enough? Hardly a day goes by without seeing something in the press about skill shortages, and how apparently, in the UK, we are in the middle of the worst skill shortage for 30 years. But the controversial question is – do we really

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What would you give to eliminate the cost of bad hires?

With an average 20% of recruits ending in a “bad hire”, and each bad hire costing as much a four times their salary, it’s a heavy mistake to make. But realistically what can you really do to prevent this? Over the last 10 years recruiting at all levels, there are two “silver bullets” I use

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Do you have a recruitment pipeline?

Your business is doing well, sales are through the roof, the problem is, growth has turned into an issue as your company can’t keep up. You need more people, and quickly. However, in an increasingly competitive market, good people are hard to come by. Instinctively, the outcome is to hire the first person you find,

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