Fun and Productivity in the Workplace

With summer holidays now a distant memory, we were thinking about ways of keeping the ‘summer vibe’ post-holiday happiness going in the workplace. Whether you work full-time or part-time you want an environment that encourages a fun but productive culture; where everyone enjoys what they do, and the job gets done.   As Fun is … Read more Fun and Productivity in the Workplace

Nothing Great Was Ever Achieved Without Enthusiasm

As a recruiter and a business owner, enthusiasm was one of the key values I wanted to instil in the business. You cannot underestimate the value of having enthusiastic people around you and introducing enthusiastic candidates to my clients. It stems from my own enthusiasm and passion for recruitment and it’s something that people comment … Read more Nothing Great Was Ever Achieved Without Enthusiasm

Act Quickly to Get The Best Candidate

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There is no doubt it’s a candidate driven market out there! So, if you’re hoping to secure the best candidate for your vacancy you have to act quickly. In the last couple of weeks, we’ve had employers who have delayed the second interview stage only to find that their preferred candidate has already taken a … Read more Act Quickly to Get The Best Candidate

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