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

April 16th, 2019 | By Laura Weaving, Managing Director at Duo

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?

April 15th, 2019 | By Laura Weaving, MD of Duo

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?

April 14th, 2019 | By Suzanne Williams, Head of Recruitment Strategy at Duo

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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