‘Great Resignation’ Threatens to Stall Employer Growth

News of the acute labour shortages which are currently crippling the UK is no longer confined to specialist recruitment publications; stories on skills gaps have now jumped firmly onto ...

Will Direct Sourcing Disrupt the Staffing Industry?

After a tumultuous 18 months amid the global pandemic that saw job orders plummet at its outset, recruitment firms are seeing a booming market. In fact, SIA recently projected that ...

Covid Not to Blame for All Talent Shortages

We are all aware that the UK is suffering the effects of severe talent shortages. In fact, according to the Institute of Directors (IoD), a lack of staff is now impacting 44% of British ...

Five Ways to Spin Up Your Automation Strategy Without Spinning Out

Job seekers value communication more now than ever. Many staffing firms are looking to automation platforms like Sense and Herefish to automate process and engagement tasks and give ...

Where Will the Staffing Industry Stand in 2022?

The US staffing industry has significantly evolved, grown and progressed in the last few years. From a small industry that largely depended on newspaper ads and word of mouth for recruitment ...

How to Implement New Software Without Stressing Employees Out

People tend to resist any change that impacts their status quo, especially in the workplace. That’s why asking them to learn yet another new tool will undoubtedly feel like an ...

It’s Time to Embrace the Agile Workforce

I have been involved in the contingent labour market in one guise or another for nearly two decades. Now more than ever, it’s an extremely exciting, ever-changing industry that leaves ...

Top People Skills That Will Maximize Value in Your Business

Having a skilled and agile workforce can make a huge difference in any business’s success and growth. Whether you’re recruiting specifically for these skills or seeking to develop ...

Struggling to Successfully Manage Your High-Volume Workforce? Here Are Three Reasons Why

Nearly everything about the workforce has changed as a result of the pandemic. On top of all of this change is a crippling talent shortage made worse by the current state of affairs. ...

Recruitment Market Remains Resilient Despite Summer Holiday Season

Over the 30 or so years I have worked in the recruitment sector, never before have I witnessed a year like 2021. The story of how Covid-19, subsequent lockdowns and the eventual easing ...

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