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Our CEO @girl_founder appeared in the Bristol Life magazine discussing her journey to Opus. It is great to have inspiring people around us in the #business - and we are always on the look out for more #driven and motivated people to join our team. Click the link in our bio to see our current opportunities. #Jobs #Employment #CEO #GirlBoss #ThisIsOpus #OpusLife #OpusLiving #Recruitment #Graduates #GradScheme #Global

We are #hiring! We are looking for a new #marketing assistant to join our team in #Bristol! No prior experience is needed, however you must be motivated, driven, hard-working and keen to learn. You will get exposure across a range of marketing activity. Contact to apply. #MarketingJob #MarketingRole #MarketingAssistant #DigitalMarketing #MarketingRole #Apply #BristolJobs #BristolJob #Careers #GraduateRole

Some of our Opus #Bristol team getting competitive for a day out #paintballing to celebrate their success. We are all about employee well-being and always ensure our teams are rewarded for their success! See our #job opportunities in the link in our bio to see how you could join our team! #OpusLife #ThisIsOpus #opus #Talent #Reward #TeamBuilding #Success #Wellbeing #BristolTeam #jobOpportunity #Jobs #GraduateJobs

Our Global head of L&D Rich has put together his thoughts on the way companies need to evolve their strategy in order to attract and retain young talent. "it’s crucial to offer more creative incentives that align with an inspirational company culture.". Have a read here: #BlogPost #NewPost #Blogging #Recruitment #Evolve #Growth #Creative #Retention #Attraction #Employee

Being a #team is a very important part of working with Opus. We value inputs and insights from all of our staff and keep up an exciting and energetic environment for this to flourish. Vickie has been with us for 7 years and has been a highly valued member of our team. #Jobs #ThisIsOpus #OpusLife #Job #Workplace #Employee #WorkHard #Energetic #Innovation #Innovative #JobOpportunity #TeamWork #SharedGoals #Goals #Exciting

How to Attract and Retain Young Talent

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

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Super #proud of our CEO @girl_founder who was given with the Rising Star #award at the Women in Business #awards last Thursday. Great to have such a strong woman at the forefront of our business. Congrats Amy & Thank you to the wonderful Annie and Jen who attended on Amy's behalf. #WomenInBusiness #Women #Business #RisingStar #Award #Congrats #Congratulations #CEO #WellDone

Some of our #London team out celebrating for hitting their targets! Hard work deserves a reward - where showing appreciation for employee dedication is key to us. Well done guys - keep it up! #Incentive #HardWork #WorkHard #PlayHard #Reward #Appreciate #Team #LondonTeam #ThisIsOpus #OpusLife #OpusLiving #TeamOpus #WellDone #WorkHardPlayHard

CV's seem to have become a little outdated in wake of the #DigitalEra. Our latest #blog post written by our Head of Marketing Alex, is looking at how two recruiters are shaking up their game to stay on top of the process. Maybe it's time to ditch the #CV and evolve how we do things. Click the link in our bio to have a read of our thoughts. #Recruitment #BlogPost #CurriculumVitae #Evolve #Tech #Digital #LinkInBio

Back in August a group of #TeamOpus completed the @tough_mudder challenge in support of @weareopera - an awesome charity which supports disadvantaged young people find, gain and stay in employment. The @justgiving page is still open if you wanted to donate...

Want to work for the 14th fastest growing company in the UK? Recently the Sunday Times #InternationalTrack200 positioned us as 14th in terms of growth and financial performance. What better time to join an exciting team - see the link in our bio to see the exciting roles we have! #Job #Recruitment #Success #ThisIsOpus #IntTrack200

Some of the Amsterdam team looking fab and getting ready for the super incentive to Hawaii! #ThisIsOpus #Hawaii #Team #Incentive

Team #Manchester getting involved in our #Hawaii celebrations today! Who will be making it onto next years super tip?! #HawaiianTheme #ThisIsOpus #Team #Incentives

The Bristol office having a day of Hawaiian fun and getting excited about the 2019 incentive. Who’s going to be the first person on their way to Hawaii? 🌴🍹🏄‍♀️ #thisisopus #hawaii #incentive

Our awesome Sydney office getting excited about the 2019 Super Trip to Hawaii - our annual incentive to celebrate our top performers. We’re spending the day doing the limbo and drinking cocktails!🌴🍹#ThisIsOpus #Hawaii #Incentive #SuperTrip #Sydney

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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Fantastic time celebrating some of our top performers for a day of #wakeboarding and fun! #OpusTeam days out are always the very #best! #WakeBoard #Adventure #TeamDays #TeamBuilding

Our lovely consultant Bella may be small but she is a force to be reckoned with! #GoodThingsComeInSmallPackages #Team #ThisIsOpus #Opus #HardWork #OpusLife

Reminiscing about our fantastic super trip this September where we took some of #TeamOpus to #Mykonos. We celebrated some of our teams #HardWork and #success throughout the last year. Bring on next years trip! #Holiday #WorkHardPlayHard #WorkTrip #Perks #Greece #Sun #Throwback

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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To find out more about our international graduate scheme, follow the link in our bio! #Graduates #Graduate #Uni #University #Student #ThisIsOpus #Amsterdam

We provide national and international relocation opportunities. We support you emotionally and financially by organising and paying for your visa, ensuring it’s an exciting and smooth transition. Find out more about our International Graduate Scheme opportunities in Amsterdam by following the link in our bio! #Graduates #Graduate #Uni #University #Student #ThisIsOpus #Amsterdam

Our award-winning learning and development programme will support you every step of the way throughout your career, from entry level to management and beyond. Follow the link in our bio to find out more about our International Graduate Scheme! #Graduates #Graduate #Uni #University #Student #ThisIsOpus #Amsterdam

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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"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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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

The Business of People Bl...

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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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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?)

The business of people blog series

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

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Why today it's #TimetoTalk


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

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Is your business Brexit-proof?

The Business of People Blog Series

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

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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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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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“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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