Has Secret Santa Had It’s Day?

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Did you know that in the period between Bonfire Night and Christmas employee engagement can take a dip? Maybe it’s the long dark nights or the colder weather, or because those summer holidays are a distant memory. As recruitment consultants we do know it’s also traditionally a time of year when a career change is … Read more Has Secret Santa Had It’s Day?

Dual Earning Families and the Supportive Workplace

Dual Earning families blog by BerryRowan

A report published in May 2018 -The Modern Families Index 2018 – Employer Summary Report highlights that for many modern families dual-earning is commonplace.  The number of families where both parents work has risen to 68%. In 2017, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies report* 78% of mothers aged 24-54 were in employment (this is … Read more Dual Earning Families and the Supportive Workplace

Good Manager or Great Manager – What Makes the Difference?

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Have you heard the saying ‘people don’t quit a job, they quit a boss’? It’s often cited that 1 in 2 people will leave their company because of their Manager, Team Leader or Supervisor. A recent Harvard Business Review revealed some research which discovered the real truth is that “managers need to design jobs that are … Read more Good Manager or Great Manager – What Makes the Difference?

9 Summer Perks to Keep Staff Cool

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Hurray it’s summer – with lovely longer sunny days and warmer weather it can be tricky to keep staff motivated. Just when you need staff to focus on completing that piece of work or project there is always the lure of the local pub and a nice cold drink after work pulling them out the … Read more 9 Summer Perks to Keep Staff Cool

Do the seasonal holidays impact your staffing levels?

Holiday seasons are traditionally a time when many companies pull back on their recruitment efforts. Contrary to this popular belief, seasonal events such as Easter present a unique opportunity to recruit top talent. The main reason Easter/Christmas/New year can be a prime time to recruit new team members is because lots of people take a … Read more Do the seasonal holidays impact your staffing levels?

So, what are the advantages of using a Recruitment agency?

We have access to lots of great candidates There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to recruitment; it takes time, resources and the knowledge to try out different strategies, here at Berry Rowan we have access to lots of fantastic candidates on our very own database and have easy access to numerous job boards, so you can rest … Read more So, what are the advantages of using a Recruitment agency?