Every business has its own unique personality and culture. Just like people, no two businesses are the same. Company culture is formed by the people that work there, the management and leadership style, the processes by which work is carried out and the organisation’s values. These aspects work together to influence what it’s like to […]
A new year is when many people choose to set goals for career progression, and this often means vowing to learn a new skill or develop existing ones. Learning and development always come into focus at this time of year; employers are starting to think about the skills their organisation will need in the next […]
The idea of hybrid working is nothing new. In fact, it’s all many of us have been talking about for the last year. Some workers thrive in the office, whereas some work better in their own space with a bit of flexibility. We’re all different and find ourselves in different life situations. Therefore, for many […]
Over the last year, the world of work has been at a standstill, and it’s allowed employers to look at their employer brand and EVP more carefully. As a result, they’ve been able to take a step back and assess what is truly important to their people. This has led to a benefit rethink across a whole range of industries, and now it seems many are promoting employee wellbeing and mental health.
The issue of transparent salaries is a complex one, and it’s no one size fits all. If you’re a startup about to scale, you’re in a better position to implement this, while more established names will stumble trying to please everyone and will face teething issues. However, one thing’s for sure. If this remains and gains traction, it will help fix the pay gap issues and finally get rid of the salary taboo, resulting in more trusting workforce cultures.
It’s a problem that many scaleups face; how do you maintain your company culture as your business grows? Startups and scaling tech businesses are renowned for having a company culture that draws in a lot of talent, particularly millennials and Gen Z. As a rule, these businesses tend to be more fun, relaxed and friendly […]
As the coronavirus pandemic led to working from home on a national scale following direct instructions to do so as a result of the Covid-19 public health emergency, working remotely slowly transitioned into the new norm. As this rocked the boat of recruitment agencies worldwide, offering long-term home working and remote working opportunities became essential […]
There’s a lot of talk about the future of work right now, with many companies coming to realise that their employees would prefer the option to work from home at least some of the time. In fact, only 12% of employees are willing to work full-time from an office in the future. A hybrid approach to working […]
When people interact and work together within the same work environment, conflict is bound to arise. Even after thoroughly screening and interviewing applicants, frictions and disagreements are inevitable when the recruits start working together. Workplace conflict can happen in various ways. It could be between two team members, among the whole workforce, between team leaders […]
What is financial wellbeing? Financial wellbeing comes from the sense of security you get when you have enough money to meet your needs. Dealing with it as an individual is hard enough, but what most employers fail to see is that it’s a plague that affects their employees, too. But the question is, should business […]