Category: Recruitment and hiring practice

Sort Articles

Newest Most Popular

How Ramadan affects the Dubai job market

Dubai continues to be a popular option for European professionals looking for a new challenge – as of 2016, expats made up 7.8 million of the 9.2 million residents of the UAE.1 If you’ve recently made the move, or are considering moving to the Middle East in the next few weeks, you’re bound to see

Read more

What can a recruitment agency do for your business?

Recruiting the perfect candidate can be like looking for a needle in a haystack. Between advertising, filtering through CVs, organising interviews and going through any referencing, it can be a time-consuming and labour-intensive process. This is where an employment agency or recruitment agency can help. Whether you’re recruiting for temporary or permanent roles, they can

Read more

What can a recruitment agency do for you?

The search for a job in London can be a full time job in itself. However, there are ways to make the process easier, including registering with a recruitment agency. Employment agencies in London specialise in placing candidates in roles across a range of industries and can help you secure your next dream role. How

Read more

What to look for in a secretary

Is your administrative function in need of extra assistance? Perhaps it’s time to consider hiring a secretary. A secretary can prove indispensable to any administrative team, assisting with tasks such as filing, photocopying, binding and scanning of important company documentation; answering calls and supporting the facilities function of any business. However, it can expand beyond

Read more

A guide to private household salaries

With no established benchmarking process, determining the appropriate salary for private household staff can be harder than first thought. As with any role, salaries are dependent on experience, qualifications, location and job responsibilities, and so can range widely. However, understanding the current market can provide insight into the industry standard and guide you in the

Read more

Five ways to encourage the female pipeline in workplaces

With International Women’s Day still fresh in our memories and the looming mandatory gender pay gap reporting deadline in April, the topic of encouraging female talent in the workforce is more prevalent than ever. Companies are now dedicating time and resources to finding solutions that go beyond simply hiring more women. While this works on

Read more

Closing the gender pay gap, one country at a time

On 2017’s International Women’s Day, Iceland made waves by announcing that from January 1, 2018, it would be illegal to pay women any less than men. As the first country in the world to do so, they set a new standard for addressing the gender pay gap, with the aim of completely eradicating it by

Read more

The benefits of hiring a boomerang

With a low employment rate but an ever-increasing number of vacancies, finding the right talent in today’s market is becoming harder than ever. This, coupled with the millennial tendency to jump around between companies and roles, has led to the rise of a phenomenon called the boomerang hire. A boomerang employee is one that has

Read more

Pros vs. cons of workplace personality assessments

Over 80 % of US Fortune 500 and 75 % of UK Times 100 companies are using personality assessments to aid the recruitment and hiring process for their businesses. Joining the likes of JP Morgan, Barclays and KPMG, Goldman Sachs has now confirmed that personality testing will be rolled out as a tool to assist

Read more

Diversity monitoring – why it is important and how to do it effectively

In today’s working environment, diversity is no longer an aim – it is an expectation. UK law requires that employers promote equality within the workplace and carefully consider whether they are discriminatory on any grounds. Establishing a diverse workforce doesn’t mean paying lip service to legislation – there is, in fact, a solid business case

Read more

Load More

Newsletter

Sign up for the latest workplace insights.

Are you: