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The ultimate guide to temp to perm jobs

Hiring temp to perm employees is becoming an increasingly common practice for companies looking for immediate support in their day-to-day roles. In fact, Tiger’s 2019 Salary Review revealed that the volume of temp-to-perm placements increased by 42% from 2017 to 2018, meaning there is plenty of demand for candidates who have both short- and long-term

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An Exceptional Working Life: Creating Better Workplaces

The gender pay gap starts well before women enter the workforce. Diversity isn’t just about quotas. Flexible working isn’t a benefit, it’s a necessity. Companies that neglect their corporate social responsibility will miss out on 88% of the millennial talent. These findings are just some of the topics covered in Tiger’s upcoming e-book, An Exceptional

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What qualities to look for when recruiting hospitality staff

When hiring hospitality staff, it’s one thing to look at their professional experience, but another to understand the personality traits that will make them successful in a hospitality career. After all, working as a hotel manager, concierge or general manager requires an ongoing commitment to providing an exceptional guest experience – even when they may

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Hiring in London: what you need to know

As one of London’s leading job recruitment agencies, we have a unique insight into the hiring trends that affect the secretarial job market. The data from Tiger’s 2019 Salary and Benefits Review revealed the effect developments such as Brexit and the continuing low unemployment rate have had on hiring, with a number of surprising statistics. If

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The ladder of learning: Encouraging career progression

Gone are the days of ladder-like career progression, where a trainee or entry-level assistant would slowly work up the ranks of their company to eventually reach a senior position. The modern world of work has transformed, bringing with it a new approach to career development, where experience and learning are emphasised and pathways appear in

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Soft benefits: a weapon in the war for talent

With the number of Britons in the workforce at its highest level since the 1970s, the competition for great talent only continues to heat up. No longer can companies rely on a competitive salary; these days, workforce expectations have shifted to include discussions about unlimited holiday allowances, enhanced maternity and paternity leave, flexible working, discount

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2019 salary and benefits review

Tiger 2019’s Salary and Benefits Review reveals the breadth and depth of the support staff industry, acting as a guide for candidates and clients when looking for a job and looking to recruit. In 2018, we surveyed 500 support staff and cross-checked the data we gathered across the 8344 candidates we interviewed. The final data

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A guide to Emiratisation

Earlier this year, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation announced plans to activate Article 14 of the UAE Labour Law, which mandates the prioritising of Emiratis over expats in the hiring process. While Emiratisation has existed for over a decade, this renewed emphasis on hiring locally aims to increase the number of Emiratis in

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How to find a reliable temping agency

Finding a good temp agency can quite often be harder than you think. It is crucial that you use a company that is well-respected in the market, has a temporary division of a certain size and is used to sourcing an appropriate calibre of staff. They also need to have a sound referencing system in

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Tiger research reveals PAs improve leaders’ mental wellbeing and reduce stress

New research, commissioned by Tiger Recruitment, has confirmed what we’ve known for a long time – for 73% of UK bosses, personal assistants are essential in helping to improve their mental wellbeing and reduce stress. Since our establishment in 2001, we have endeavoured to match outstanding personal assistants and executive assistants with employers of choice

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