Category Archive: Recruitment & Jobs

May 15 2017

Top 5 Apps Every Project Manager Should Have

Tweet This post is written by our guest author Edward Page from This Way Global.   When you’re tasked with managing people or projects, you’ll be needing tools that can help you plan, organise, collaborate, monitor, and communicate all those little big details that come along with project management. Fortunately, there are tons of apps …

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Sep 25 2015

Is it time to focus more on developing women as leaders?

Tweet In this commentary (September 2015) McKinsey talk about their own issues of working towards true gender equality.  Even though they have their ‘Women Matter” initiative still only 11% of the 39% female entry-level hires make it to senior leadership positions.  The authors then go on to discuss the complex and multi-faceted nature of addressing …

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Sep 22 2015

A view on senior leadership

Tweet In this video clip Tracy Wolstencroft, CEO of global search firm Heidrick & Struggles, discusses what is needed in today’s environment from senior, global leaders.  He uses the analogy of a fishbowl to talk though the highly visible nature of being a CEO, resulting in constant evaluation from various sources. This video from McKinsey …

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Mar 12 2013

Capitalising on Online Recruitment

Tweet Marcela De Vivo is the founder of Gryffin Media and an accomplished online marketing professional with expertise in social networking, search marketing, and web analytics. Her writing covers everything from health, marketing, and technology. Online recruitment has experienced explosive growth in recent years due to the rise in social media. An annual growth of …

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Nov 13 2012

What can employers do to help youth unemployment figures?

Tweet Following on from Claire’s rant and at the end of a year where there has been a huge emphasis on ‘inspiring a generation’, I wanted to explore a few simple things employers can do to help the next generation bridge the gap in to the world of work. Even though we recently saw a …

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Nov 07 2012

What are we doing to the next generation of workers?

Tweet For those of you who read our blogs you will know that our aim is to inform and provide useful material in terms of ‘what’s new’ and ‘how to’ topics. Rarely do I use a blog to rant. But occasionally something gets me so riled and this is one of those times. SO here …

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Aug 07 2012

What are the national minimum wage changes for October 2012?

Tweet National minimum wage increase from October 2012 confirmed, although younger workers’ rates frozen On the 19th of March this year, the Coalition government confirmed the changes to the National Minimum Wage, with a increase to the adult rate of 1.8%, making it rise from £6.08 to £6.19 per hour – coming into effect from …

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Aug 02 2012

Solicitors Still Faced with Ageist Employers

Tweet We would like to thank Rebecca Field for writing this article on behalf of Gordon Dean Solicitors – Norwich Solicitors – outlining why solicitors are still seeing a number of age discrimination cases, despite the Equality Act in 2012. We are likely to see big changes in the UK’s employment law, as the UK …

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Jul 20 2012

Caption competition: employing young people

Tweet July’s caption competition – £5 Amazon voucher up for grabs! This month’s newsletter is about  employing young people, so this is the theme of our caption competition this month too; we look forward to reading your suggestions! Check back here on Friday 3rd August for the winner or follow ClaireWalshLCP on Twitter. Our favourite will win …

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Apr 19 2012

How to keep focused when working from home

Tweet Top tips for maintaining focus and productivity when working remotely Thank you to Thomas Wheelson for this post; Thomas writes for who are the creators of free, web-based time tools designed to boost your productivity. Whether or not you work at home, you can try their free online timers here. Online Clock’s range …

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