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Diversity and why it grows your business

Diversity is the act of embracing difference in all areas of human existence. Age, gender and ethnicity, along with sexual orientation, religious belief and disability are all areas in which difference must be embraced. Inclusion and diversity have been doing the rounds on the buzzword circuit for quite some time now. And for good reason….

Employee Retention and how to achieve it

Employee retention: a constant blot on the landscape for employers across the globe. The balance between pushing your employees too hard and not challenging them enough is an important one, because in either scenario, given the constant stream of news around the floundering UK economy and the looming shadow of Brexit, you’d be forgiven for…

Employment and networking apps – consider, download or avoid?

For those seeking new opportunities, there are now various apps that promise to match you with the perfect job, employer and candidate – it’s effectively Tinder for the job market. That’s not just clever wordplay, Tinder has actually developed an app for people seeking employment, with the same blueprint as the divisive dating app. It’s…

Attract The Best Staff

There are many reasons why your job advertisement might not be getting the attention you expected; where the role’s located, the salary, or a simple shortage of talent are just a few examples. But sometimes, it’s for the simple reason that the advert is, for want of a better phrase, badly written. If you’ve ever…

Business New Year’s Resolutions

New Years Eve: the time to make resolutions that you’re going to stick to, and hopefully see results. And no, we’re not talking about dry January, joining a gym or finding the love of your life on Match.Com. New Year’s Resolutions are not the sole domain of your personal life. In fact, they’re the perfect…

6 ways to boost employee engagement in your company

A committed and invested workforce is important for the success of any business. It can help to increase productivity, boost retention rate and strengthen morale. Therefore, you need to focus on keeping your employees engaged and happy in their work and in your company. This is easily achievable if you put in some time, thought…

The Future of the “Office” in Leeds

David Brent didn’t do a lot for the reputation of the UK’s office workers. Perhaps developments in the office layouts and technology are breaking down the “beige” image of the average office job. But it is still easy to overlook the economic importance and sheer size of the “office” sector. However, these often humble, uncelebrated…

Creating A Company Culture: Start With Values

We’ve entered an age where your business is defined by its culture. When it comes to hiring new staff, it’s no longer solely about deciding if they’re right for you. They’ll be deciding if your company is right for them. You can do all the right things to make sure you’re about to hire the…

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