Steve Jobs once said, “when you’re in a startup, the first ten people will determine whether the company succeeds or not.” While it seems like a lot of pressure to rest the company’s success on ten individuals, we can’t deny that these people will have the most impact and influence. In the early stages of […]
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How to Maintain Your Startup’s Ping Pong Table Culture While Working from Home
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RPO and in-house recruitment: What’s the difference?
For a scale-up business trying to grow, it seems silly to think that you should air on the side of caution when it comes to the speed in which you scale. Surely you should want to be the biggest and best company in your sector as soon as possible. Right? However, the truth is around […]
As recruitment experts, we talk a lot about EVPs and the vital role they play in attracting and retaining top talent. Scaling businesses often consider EVPs as something for larger corporations with a higher volume of staff. But the truth is, every company has an EVP, it’s just that some don’t refine and perfect theirs […]
While 2020 has been a year that we’d all rather see the end of, January 2021 also means the Brexit deadline. This is something that many business leaders are concerned about and have been for many years. It’s safe to say that whatever size your business or whatever industry you work in, Brexit will mean […]
When scaling a business, it’s sometimes difficult to know where to invest your money. It’s tempting to place as much as possible on methods to bring in new leads and new business which will fuel your growth quickly. However, you shouldn’t underestimate the importance of investing in your employees and team, their skills and the […]
As we prepare to enter a new year, it’s natural to look ahead and think about future hiring plans. In a scaling business, you may have ambitious plans for growth in 2021, and in the tech sector, particular skillsets are coming to light as the most in-demand for the year ahead. To help you stay […]
Every brand has a story to tell, whether they’ve been around for one year or 100 years. However, in the world of business, telling our stories and adding personal stories isn’t always perceived as the most appropriate or professional course of action. Some brands prefer to focus on the here and now, using their reputation […]
If there’s one thing startup businesses are renowned for, it’s their company culture. Working at a startup usually offers candidates a more flexible, less corporate and often a more casual working environment. There are countless jokes about startup businesses offering ping pong tables and slides in their office spaces, helping them to appeal to the […]
The following is an excerpt from our new eBook “Cooking Up Your Employer Brand: The Startup Edition” – know-how we’ve gained over the years as we’ve worked with some fantastic businesses, large and small, in establishing their employer brand. These are just some of the ways to help a startup stand out. Trying to make […]
When scaling your business, you will eventually reach a point at which your recruitment system isn’t enough to fulfil your sudden growing need for more people. At that point, you reach a junction in the road. Do you… Expand your in-house recruitment team? Work with an RPO provider? Well, firstly, let’s explain the difference between […]