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Adult Mental Health Awareness in the workplace

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The pandemic and the ever-changing rules for restrictions and lockdowns will have impacted the wellbeing and mental health of your staff. People have had to adapt to new ways of shopping, meeting up with loved ones and working in the last 18 months. It can be hard to cope with change at the best of[…..]

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Employee Christmas gifts boost staff morale

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The festive season is upon us, have you organised gifts for your employees? A survey conducted by Black Hawk Network found that 88% of employees would like a gift from their employer, while almost half (46%) don’t expect to receive anything this holiday season. Season of Goodwill? Thoughtful gifts are great for improving employee morale,[…..]

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Do I want a new job or is it time to negotiate?

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The pandemic gave people the chance to take stock of their working lives and evaluate new priorities such as remote working, flexible or part time hours and mental health. ‘The Great Resignation’ has seen employees worldwide leave unsatisfying working conditions, with some having a total change of direction of their career path.  A lack of[…..]

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Opening minds and opening doors: the benefits of outplacement service after furlough

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The UK Government Coronavirus Job Retention scheme ended on 30 September 2021 and organisations across the country will be deciding which roles are now redundant. The National Institute of Economic and Social Research (Niesr) predicts that 150,000 employees will be affected the end of the furlough scheme. The employees could benefit from support like outplacement[…..]

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Investing in candidates in the long term: A success story

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Anthony has been on the books of Wote Street People, a recruitment agency in Basingstoke, for over 12 years. We’ve placed him in temporary jobs, permanent jobs, and he’s found jobs himself…but he always comes back to us. By telling his story, we hope other candidates will be able to see how much we invest[…..]

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It’s people not technology, that makes our world go round – do your bit and get referring

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As mentioned in our previous blog, there is currently a widespread candidate shortage and we need your help to match the right people to the right jobs. What has a candidate shortage got to do with me? Worker shortages will affect everyone at a personal, local and national level. The pandemic and people self-isolating proved[…..]

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Facing redundancy? The path ahead is paved with transferable skills

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Why did the chicken cross the road? There wasn’t a lorry driver available to give it a lift. You’ve probably heard the news reports of a partial closure of the restaurant chain Nando’s and fewer dishes on the menu at KFC. Turkey might be off the menu for some this Christmas too because of a[…..]

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Houston. We have a (candidate shortage) problem!

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3 ways working with a trusted recruitment agency can help minimise your candidate shortage dilemma. Wote Street People contributes data to The Jobs Report, issued monthly industry by KMPG & REC.  Last month’s findings made for interesting reading for HR Managers and Directors currently trying to recruit new staff. Here’s a few snippets: Job vacancies[…..]

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How to register with recruitment agencies (and get the job you want!)

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The way you register with a recruitment agency may have changed since the pandemic. But one thing sure hasn’t – don’t send us your CV in the first instance. Just pick up the phone and call us! But before you do that… there is some prep you need to do yourself.  You spend much of[…..]

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Why candidate marketing is essential during the recruitment process

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Guest Blog by Kaia Vincent, Director, Brevity Marketing At the beginning of the financial year, the Guardian reported that Jes Staley, Chief Executive at Barclays, forecast the UK economy would see the biggest boom since 1948. Growth undoubtedly means an increase in job opportunities as companies seek to expand to either meet demand and/or take[…..]

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16 Dec 2021

Adult Mental Health Awareness in the workplace

The pandemic and the ever-changing rules for restrictions and lockdowns will have impacted the wellbeing and mental health of your staff. People have had to adapt to new ways of shopping, meeting up with loved ones and working in the last 18 months. It can be hard to cope with change at the best of[…..]

Latest Posts
14 Dec 2021

Employee Christmas gifts boost staff morale

The festive season is upon us, have you organised gifts for your employees? A survey conducted by Black Hawk Network found that 88% of employees would like a gift from their employer, while almost half (46%) don’t expect to receive anything this holiday season. Season of Goodwill? Thoughtful gifts are great for improving employee morale,[…..]

Latest Posts
09 Nov 2021

Do I want a new job or is it time to negotiate?

The pandemic gave people the chance to take stock of their working lives and evaluate new priorities such as remote working, flexible or part time hours and mental health. ‘The Great Resignation’ has seen employees worldwide leave unsatisfying working conditions, with some having a total change of direction of their career path.  A lack of[…..]

Latest Posts
17 Oct 2021

Opening minds and opening doors: the benefits of outplacement service after furlough

The UK Government Coronavirus Job Retention scheme ended on 30 September 2021 and organisations across the country will be deciding which roles are now redundant. The National Institute of Economic and Social Research (Niesr) predicts that 150,000 employees will be affected the end of the furlough scheme. The employees could benefit from support like outplacement[…..]

Latest Posts
23 Sep 2021

Investing in candidates in the long term: A success story

Anthony has been on the books of Wote Street People, a recruitment agency in Basingstoke, for over 12 years. We’ve placed him in temporary jobs, permanent jobs, and he’s found jobs himself…but he always comes back to us. By telling his story, we hope other candidates will be able to see how much we invest[…..]