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Passionate about people in the workplace

A totally different ball game

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Talent strategy

Dance to a different tune

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Attraction

Because life's different now

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Recruitment

Marching to a different drum

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Performance management

Do things differently

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Retention

A different way of looking at it

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Succession planning

The future will be different

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Passionate about people in the workplace

Nothing excites us more than the right people, in the right place, doing the right thing. And with recruitment at the heart of our business, including niche brands specialising in specific sectors, we’re well-practised in making that happen. But there’s much more to us. A strategic talent solutions company with a difference, our people are expert, dedicated and excited about delivering solutions across every stage of the talent lifecycle. So much so, they’ve won awards doing it for our clients.

On a different level

End-to-end talent lifecycle solutions, delivered globally. Told you we were different. Our industry leading clients trust us to deliver truly tailored, bespoke solutions, whatever the sector. And with complete talent management solutions, we do it all, everywhere. But there is no one size fits all approach.

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Virgin Fast Track 100 logo
Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to work for logo
LinkedIn Most Socially Engaged logo
GR Industry Awards 2017 logo
Recruiter Awards for Excellence 2015 logo
Recruiter Awards 2017 logo
Recruiter Fast 50 logo
Business Leader Awards 2015 logo
Recruiter Hot 100 logo
Recruitment International Top 250 logo
Recruiter Awards Investing in Talent 2015 logo
Institute of Directors logo
The West Women of the Year 2018 Award logo
Recruitment International Award logo
Financial Times fastest growing 1000 logo
The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 2018 logo
IoD logo
35 Women Under 35 logo
The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 2019 logo

Awards

Award-winning is one thing. If that means we do everything well and to the best of our wide-ranging capability, that’s the main thing. So, yes, we’re competitive and, of course, we’re driven. But we don’t set out to win awards. We set out to deliver solutions.

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Blog, news and social

Congratulations to everyone from our London office who secured their place on the Barcelona trip a few weeks ago. The team had a fantastic time soaking up the sun on the beach, sampling tapas and enjoying the Spanish wine. #Throwback #Reward #IncentiveTrip #Celebrate #Congratulations #HardWork #Recruitment #ThisIsOpus #OpusLife

Getting ready for summer like… We aren’t just supporting our employees professional goals, but their personal ones too! Our onsite Gym is seeing a lot more action now the sun has come out! #Gym #Fitness #Wellbeing #Workout #EmployeeWellbeing #SummerBody #Abs #ThisIsOpus #OpusLife #Bristol #Team #TeamBuilding #Recruitment #Perks

The unemployment rate for IT workers is only 3%... Successful hiring strategies should revolve around getting both passive and active candidates to apply. Passive candidates can offer a lot of value to your business and shouldn’t be ruled out just because they’re not actively searching for a job. #TipOfTheWeek #Tech #TechIndustry #OpusRS #Team #TechRecruitment #ReBrand #Recruitment #Technology #TechJobs #Leaders #TechTalent #Inventors #Candidates #Searchers

None of it matters if we aren’t having fun along the way… working together, having fun and being in a supportive working environment is important to everyone at Opus. We have a culture like no other and are always looking to welcome new faces to join our global teams. Link in bio! #TeamOpus #HardWork #Wellbeing #Happiness #EmployeeWellbeing #ThisIsOpus #Smiling #Passionate #Fun

When it comes to implementing the digital strategies that oil and gas companies are pursing to improve operational efficiency and retain profitability, people are the most important consideration… #JDRoss #Energy #EnergyRecruitment #Renewables #Talent #TipOfTheWeek #Tip #Team #Culture

Congratulations to the fantastic women in our Bristol office who took part in the Race for Life last Sunday. 1 in 2 people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime and we couldn’t be prouder of our amazing employees who gave up their time to run the race for life and raise money for Cancer Research! #RaceForLife #TeamOpus #OpusLife #Congratulations #CancerResearch #WellDone

When you realise the Summer Party is only a two weeks away! We can’t wait to get our Bristol, London, Manchester and Amsterdam offices together for a day of great music, delicious food and celebrating and fabulous first 6 months of 2019. #TeamOpus #SummerParty #ThisIsOpus #JoinUs #Celebration #Culture #CompanyCulture #OpusLife

Happy Independence Day to all our colleagues in the New York office. We hope you have a wonderful day! #4thJuly #IndependenceDay #Celebrations #USA #NewYork #ThisIsOpus #OpusLife

The lovely team in our London Office recently had a wardrobe clear out and donated a number of Suits, Jackets, Shirts and other items to XLP. This is a fantastic charity which supports disadvantaged young people in finding work and creating a more positive future. Great work guys! #Charity #ThisIsOpus #Support #YoungPeople #Future

JD Ross: EU Ministers confirm details of the new clean energy package

It’s been a long time coming, but the comprehensive legislation has now been confirmed and implemented by all EU members. Over the next year or so the new plans will result in a series of changes to the European market, with renewable energy likely to benefit from the plans. JD Ross Energy investigates the implications of the new legislation on clean energy development in Europe.

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The growth of the internet has led to a higher risk of cyber-attacks. As of now, 3 billion people are at risk of a cyber-attack. This threat has offered an opportunity to tech skilled individuals as it’s predicted that by 2021 there will be approximately over 3.5 million cybersecurity job openings. #Tech #TechIndustry #OpusRS #Team #TechRecruitment #ReBrand #Recruitment #Technology #TechJobs #Leaders #TechTalent #Inventors #Candidates #DidYouKnow #Creators

JD Ross: Plans for US offshore wind industry to 'displace' fossil fuels

As the wind industry continues to gain momentum in the US our regional vice president of JD Ross Energy New York, Lewis Lines looks into whether or not wind energy can help the US to transition away from fossil fuels.

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Meet some of our new faces who have joined us across our UK teams. After completing their training they are ready to start their Opus career. Who will be the first to get a deal and place one of our expert candidates with our fantastic clients?! The race is on… #Recruitment #Career #OpusLife #OurTeam #Learning #Development #Grow #WorkForUs

At JD Ross our clients work at the cutting edge of energy. With this industry growing at a rapid pace, we provide a bespoke and innovative approach to both clients and candidates needs. At JD Ross we create more growth, we are a global leader in innovative energy recruitment solutions #ThisIsOpus #JDRoss #EnergyRecruitment #Talent #EnergyMarket #Careers #Power #EnergyJobs

Some of the lucky ladies who got to spend some well-earned time relaxing in the stunning Hawaii. Our annual super-trips sure do drum up a lot of excitement, especially when they are in such amazing locations. Congratulations to all the brilliant employees who got this opportunity of a lifetime. Where will the 2020 trip be?! #Success #Hawaii #SuperTrip #Celebrate #HardWork #WorkTrip #Throwback #Incentive

Happy Friday everyone! All smiles on the marketing team after another fantastic week. Now for the weekend and some well-earned down time. Find out more about our culture through the link in our bio… #TeamOpus #HardWork #Success #HappyFriday #CompanyCulture #Work #Supportive #OpusLife

A Decade in Recruitment: What Has Changed and What Hasn’t?

As our Manchester Director, Rich comes to his 10th year in the recruitment industry, he looks back at the last 10 years and how recruitment has evolved and changed.

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Fantastic night last night at the Global Recruiter awards celebrating some of the industries finest - Congratulations to all the winners! #Recruitment #IndustryAwards #Team #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus

We are global leaders in specialist, niche and innovative recruitment solutions. Whatever the sector and whatever the challenge, at Opus RS our consultants have the industry knowledge to find game changing candidates, and match them with industry-shaping clients. #Tech #TechIndustry #OpusRS #Team #TechRecruitment #ReBrand #Recruitment #Technology #TechJobs #Leaders

One month to go until our Opus Summer of Love – our festival themed Summer Party inspired by Woodstock. Looking forward to inviting our Manchester, Bristol, London and Amsterdam teams to our Bristol HQ for a fun-filled day of celebrations. Bring it on… #Success #Celebrate #BestTeam #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus #TeamOpus #SummerParty

This year, we were ranked 10th on the Sunday Times International Track 200. This is testament to our fantastic global efforts, allowing us to be recognised among some of the very best. Congratulations to the entire team, and a huge thanks to some of our London team who could attend this fantastic award. Go team Opus! If you are looking to kick start a career at an award winning company with fantastic L&D then check out our careers site to learn more… #ThisIsOpus #Recruitment #WorkForUs #Rewards #Passion #Team #Learning #Development

The talent shortage in the energy industry is becoming an increasing problem. Research shows that over half of the energy workforce at present will be retiring in the next 7 years. This means the industry must take steps to create environments that attract younger talent in order for them to grow and deliver. This could involve steps like updating the employee value proposition, or introducing new working practices. . . . . . . #JDRoss #Energy #EnergyRecruitment #Renewables #Talent #TipOfTheWeek #Tip #Team #Culture #Opus

#Throwback to our Kings Day event, hosted in honour of the Dutch celebration ahead of our Q2 incentive trip to the Netherlands! Keep up the good work guys, we can’t wait to see who secures their place on the trip! #TeamOpus #HardWork #Success #OpusLife #Supportive #Incentive

Why Opus Is Transforming How We Recruit for Our Business

Our Head of HR Alex discusses our journey to restructuring and evolving our Internal Recruitment, and how other companies can learn from it too.

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JD Ross: Innovative Solar Technology - The Future for the Renewable Energy Market?

Part of Opus Talent Solutions, JD Ross Energy recruits in the energy and renewables market. Solar industry scientists are continuing to push the boundaries and improve the performance of solar cell technology. In this blog Lewis Lines explores some of the most recent advances in the solar market.

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JD Ross: Bold plans by big oil towards clean energy development

As part of Opus Talent Solutions, JD Ross Energy are a specialist Energy and Renewables recruitment brand with experts recruiting across 4 international locations. Have a read of Jack Rawcliffe's views on how big oil companies are making the move towards clean energy...

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The Impact of 5G to Consumers, the Mobile Industry and Our Future

The mobile development market is becoming an increasingly larger part of our business in New York. In digital transformation, technology depends on other technology to catch up with it and that is why the development of 5G is so hugely anticipated. In this blog we look into what the future of 5G will bring...

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JD Ross: Data analytics transforming the energy and utility market

As part of Opus Talent Solutions, JD Ross Energy are a specialist Energy and Renewables recruitment brand with experts recruiting across 4 international locations. In this blog they explore how the data analytics industry is transforming the energy and utility market.

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JD Ross: A regional push towards green energy in Southeast Asia

Part of Opus Talent Solutions, JD Ross energy recruits in the energy and renewables market. Renewable energy is predicted to be an essential part of the future energy mix and meeting the rising energy demands in Southeast Asia. This blog sees them exploring the rise of wind energy in Southeast Asia.

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How mobile development has evolved and the opportunities ahead

Mobile app development is becoming an increasingly larger part of our business in New York, it is a market that is rapidly evolving and changing how we use our mobiles to how we go about life itself. In this blog we look into the opportunities these developments will bring.

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Our approach to recruitment - why a partnership is the way forward

Bristol Team Leader Haydn talks about why we have changed our approach to recruitment from traditional methods to a partnership between candidates and clients.

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How clients are shifting from wanting tech experience over degrees

One of our recruitment consultants discusses how his clients now are favouring practical experience in tech over a relevant degree background. Read on to learn why.

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Why effective recruitment strategies are about retaining talent as much as attracting it

The traditional model for recruitment companies may have been to tick the box but not anymore. Companies that are looking to attract and recruit the best talent need to have the correct strategy in place in order to retain employees.

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How Close is the UK to Full Automation?

Automation is now becoming a prominent topic within the tech and business landscape. Hear our thoughts on the topic and how it might affect our industries.

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The Millennial Dream: The Truth About Becoming A CEO

Our CEO, Amy Golding, gives an honest and open account of her journey to becoming CEO - the highs and the lows.

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JD Ross: The transformation of the energy market with IoT

How can the Internet of Things transform the energy market? Our JD Ross team look at how it could have the capability to enhance business performance.

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JD Ross: How the increased wind development in Australia is creating challenges for regional power networks

Our JD Ross team look into the challenges created by increased wind development in Australia. Have a read to hear their expert opinion.

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JD Ross: Defining Today's Smart City

Our Energy Recruitment brand JD Ross look into the smart city of today, and how various tech devices can enhance the cities performance, transport, environment and infrastructure.

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How the UK can overcome the tech talent shortage

Hear our Bristol Director Tom Ponting's thoughts on ways in which the UK can help overcome the growing shortage for tech talent.

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How new energy tech startups in 2019 can influence the future energy market

Find out the latest trends in how energy tech start-ups may be able to exert influence over the future of the energy market.

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Do Androids Dream of Robotic Recruitment?

The tech revolution is growing rapidly, with many fearing AI will take over a range of jobs. We look into how AI could actually help in the recruitment sector and should be embraced.

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“Breaking Bad habits, creating success”

We look at the habits formed of some of our International Directors, and those which have been essential to our sustained growth.

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Are you Handcuffed to your Desk? The Challenges of Moving Jobs as a Successful Contract Recruiter

Hear why moving across to tech recruitment can be far easier than you might think, and incredibly lucrative too.

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Opus Manchester One Year On

Manchester Director Richard Thexton reflects on Opus Manchester's first year, what they have done to do things differently and their future plans.

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The importance of staff motivation

Keeping staff motivated is about more than just financial rewards. Learn Alex Meahs advice on keeping your team happy.

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Why the future of L&D is like a Wedding

Hot tips on creating a successful and sustainable L&D program for training employees.

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The business of people

The changing face of recruitment - are you in or out?

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How To Overcome Mental Health in a High Pressure Job

How an Opus employee has dealt with mental health whilst working in recruitment. Her real-life tips and motivational words.

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How to Attract and Retain Young Talent

Hot tips for catching the eye and proving yourself to young candidates.

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The CV: Society’s Biggest Blocker?

Is a list of qualifications and previous jobs really the best way to judge talent?

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Why we need to talk about diversity

Let's talk about why diversity is important across the entire talent lifecycle, not in the final appointment.

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Why AI will never replace HR

Will AI ever take over the 'human' elements within HR?

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What Happens After Graduation? How To Get Your First Grad Role

How to stand out in a competitive job market.

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Fear will keep us going; AI, technology and people

Are you concerned about Artificial Intelligence?

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How To Compete For Talent Against The Big Tech Companies

Staff attraction strategies in competitive markets.

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Gareth Southgate’s Management Strategy

Leadership lessons from the man who united a nation.

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We Must Teach Our Students to be Fluent in The Language of Tech

We're on a mission to close the current UK tech skills shortage. Do you want to become a part of our _nology movement?

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Why Are We So Stuck On Labels?

We need to bin lazy stereotypes and judge people as individuals.

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BOSSES TALK A GOOD GAME ON TALENT -- THEY NEED TO BACK UP THEIR WORDS

"People are this company's most important asset", says every CEO that's ever lived. Do they actually mean this or is it just a politically correct nicety that they say…

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Are you looking for candidates that don't exist?

Is your screening process too restrictive?

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Staff Attraction & Retention Tips

Incentives that catch the eye and inspire long-term loyalty.

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6 Inspirational Women in Tech

Trailblazing talent from around the world.

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Insight and Experience: Embracing Age Diversity In the Workplace

Ignoring the wisdom of age only narrows your talent pool.

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Tech Startup Finance: Who Can You Approach?

If you want to launch a tech company, our rundown of potential investors is a must read.

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RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY LAUNCHES GENDER DIVERSITY IN STEM SURVEY

Calling all STEM Professionals! Please participate in our gender diversity survey.

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Gender Diversity in STEM

In partnership with the Women's Tech Hub, we've launched a survey to explore gender diversity issues within STEM skillsets. Participate here.

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Why I'm training my employees as life coaches

The Business of People Blog Series

Darren Ryemill explains how he's safeguardi...

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Diversity - why it's time to think outside the (tick) box

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ARE YOUR JOB ADS SEXIST?

If you’re serious about building a diverse team, it’s imperative to avoid unconscious gender bias in recruitment drives.

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Time to start thinking younger

The Business of People Blog Series

It's National Apprenticeships week, which h...

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The highs and lows of awards season

The Business of People Blog Series

The BAFTA's, Brits - awards season is upon ...

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WHERE ARE ALL THE WOMEN IN WESTERN TECH?

The gender imbalance in western tech simply doesn’t exist in other parts of the world. How can we shake up the status quo?

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Employee Value Propositions: What does yours say about your business?

A Brief Guide to Employee Value Propositions.

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In defence of the gig economy

The Business of People Blog Series

In a time of daily negative headlines about wor...

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Talent Lifecycles: Why You Need to Nurture The Whole Journey

How to build a long-term talent strategy.

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What's your life score? (And why should employers care about this hippy stuff?)

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When it comes to business, we're al...

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Why today it's #TimetoTalk

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Lucky people - there's an extra blog this w...

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Is your business Brexit-proof?

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Like most people, I often find the cons...

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PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT: DEALING WITH BAD APPLES

A brief guide to turning troublesome talent around.

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Sir Alex Ferguson’s Talent Strategy: How to Build a Successful Team

Fergie oversaw the most prolonged period of success in English football history. Here's what you can learn from his recruitment strategy.

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PASSING THE BATON: WHY YOU NEED A SUCCESSION PLAN

It pays to be proactive about promotion rather than reactive to people leaving. Here's why you need a succession strategy.

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THE BUSINESS OF PEOPLE

“If you love someone, set them free”

January is a month...

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The Gig Economy in 2018: Can temporary work play a role in your Talent Strategy?

Much debate surrounds gig work, but can a flexible model work for you?

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Exit Interview Guidelines for Improved Staff Retention

Having a clear exit interview policy is key to business success, identifying issues that turn talented staff away. Here's how to ask the right questions.

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Rules of Attraction: The Changing Face of Company Benefits

From additional paid leave to full-on festivals, how can you attract top talent? Here's a rundown of company benefits packages to consider.

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What is talent branding?

Branding is a critical process in any business. It not only allows you to differentiate yourse...

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Generation Z: Do we need to change our recruiting strategies?

Born between 1994 and 2010, Generation Z are soon to be the new batch of talented employees re...

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Placement or Graduate Student heres how to find a job

It's about this time of year when students all over the country start thinking about their...

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Diversity in the workplace why should we bother?

Diversity. It’s a topic that’s rife with discussion and seemingly no solid answer....

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Why an employer rebrand doesn't have to be like a bad sequel!

Employer branding and its importance is everywhere and when it goes through a re-brand it can ...

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