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Digital Marketing Manager at Connections Recruitment

The Pros and Cons of the Outside Hire

By |2019-08-14T14:41:52+00:00August 14th, 2019|Advice, Business, Work Life|

When it comes to filling a vacancy, there’s a wealth of paths that you can take to find your next sterling candidate. Whether you want to touch base with your current team or make an outside hire, it can be tough to suss out what to do for the best. Finding and retaining employees is [...]

Green Growth: Environmental Support for Business in Manchester

By |2019-08-08T12:02:49+00:00August 8th, 2019|Business, Green, News, The Economy|

We all know by now that green initiatives are becoming essential to modern-day life. It’s no longer possible to feign ignorance to how our actions impact the environment, or turn a blind eye to rising temperatures and sea levels. Organisations are now expected to adapt business strategies with a more sustainable, environmentally-friendly approach, in a [...]

5 Top Skills That Employers Are Looking for in 2019

By |2019-08-08T16:31:12+00:00August 1st, 2019|Advice, Business News, Employment News, Life Tips|

As highlighted in this month’s analysis of the job market, it’s safe to say that hiring processes are becoming ever more competitive. Skills shortages, coupled with the impending deadline of Brexit, have led to uncertain times in recruitment. As such, employers are under significant pressure to find the most elite of candidates. This year, employers are [...]

How Will Brexit Affect the Job Market?

By |2019-08-08T16:34:45+00:00July 25th, 2019|Business, Business News, Employment News, News, Politics, The Economy|

It’s a question that’s been asked on numerous occasions, but as we edge closer to the Brexit deadline with a new Prime Minister in tow, dynamics begin to change. Newly ushered into Downing Street, Boris Johnson now takes the helm of the UK as we prepare for yet more Brexit negotiations. Johnson has made it [...]

Is the British Education System Fit for Purpose in the 21st Century Job Market?

By |2019-08-09T08:33:17+00:00July 18th, 2019|Business, Education, The Economy, The Government|

Education, education, education. Those infamous words of Tony Blair that spoke of hope in equipping young people with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed, and developing their talents and ambitions into something tangible. As one of the most developed countries in the world, you’d be right in thinking that this is something perfectly [...]

Take Part in Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Survey

By |2019-08-09T09:24:44+00:00July 15th, 2019|Business, Business News|

Tolerance, diversity and inclusivity in the workplace is high on the political agenda, yet many employers are still lagging behind in their approach to equality and missing out on the commercial benefits it brings. Is your business prepared for more scrutiny of its employment practices and workplace culture? Could a better understanding of equality and [...]

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