Employing & managing staff

How big data can help you find potential new candidates

Using big data can prove invaluable to achieving the right hires, as we discover here.


Almost half of SMEs struggle to find enthusiastic young candidates

The job market is more competitive than ever throughout the UK and new research has revealed that SMEs are struggling to find enthusiastic young candidates for roles.

Employing & managing staff

How to choose between two job candidates

Here, Phil Sheridan, senior managing director at Robert Half UK, explains how to choose between two job candidates.

Employing & managing staff

Are you on the bench? Candidates and recruiters make each other wait for decisions

Candidates and recruiters are willing to make each other wait for weeks over their job decisions, a new study reveals.

Employing & managing staff

What do 21st century job candidates want from you?

Tony Wilmot discusses how to ensure you are doing everything you can to keep your best people, and attract new talent through the best job candidates.

Employing & managing staff

What to remember when interviewing candidates for your business

When it comes to taking on staff, there are some key considerations for a small business owner to make, from how a candidate's skills stack up to whether they would fit with the company culture. Here, we look at what to bear in mind.


Are your company values getting through to job candidates?

Thousands of UK businesses could be missing out on hiring top talent by not doing enough to promote their company values to prospective candidates, research suggests.


Arrogance is the biggest turnoff for recruiters when interviewing candidates

Candidates on the hunt for new jobs are being warned by recruiters not to cross the line from confidence to arrogance in their interviews.


Job market could be flooded with candidates in September

Despite July and August being quieter months for the job market, SMEs across the UK should be ready for a job hunter surge in September, data suggests.

Employing & managing staff

Selecting only candidates who fit the company culture probably isn’t such a good thing after all

Companies spend a lot of time trying to operate in a particular culture and only recruit employees who fit into it; here's why that mindset is wrong.

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16 ways to improve your business cash flow

Read here for 16 tried and tested tips and tricks to improve potential cash flow problems

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Agility – the new rocket fuel for today’s SMBs

How Microsoft Teams is helping small businesses stay nimble

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Six ways to boost your small company’s culture with technology

Getting the most from Microsoft Teams to help build a common purpose and connection within your business

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Five ways to boost SMB cyber defence so you can focus on growth

Want to boost your cybersecurity? Check out these five ways to strengthen your defences against attacks