Hard Skills vs Soft Skills: Which is More Important? 

06/02/2024

Hard Skills vs Soft Skills: Which is More Important? 

The importance of hard skills vs soft skills is an ongoing debate, even though they are both crucial capabilities an employee should hold. How do you determine which holds more weight?  Let’s take a closer look at the difference between both skillsets and which are more important in the workplace.  What Are Hard Skills?  Indeed […]

Reframing Recruitment and Learning with AI 

06/02/2024

Reframing Recruitment and Learning with AI 

Recruitment and learning with AI has reframed business processes, with apprenticeships providing a great solution for both; recruiting fresh new talent, and upskilling existing employees to close the digital skills gap in the workplace today. How we work with technology will improve our work experience, eradicating the boredom of daily tasks so we can focus […]

AI on the Rise: The Importance of Humanness in Hiring

04/01/2024

AI on the Rise: The Importance of Humanness in Hiring

As AI becomes more ingrained in our daily lives, more people are incorporating these automated processes into their work. In fact, 37% of people have already used AI at work, and we can expect more people to start using it daily, too. But, how important is humanness in hiring? Caroline Gleeson, CEO at Occupop, says: “AI is […]

Dealing With Job Interview Rejection

18/12/2023

Dealing With Job Interview Rejection

Job interviews are seen as opportunities to showcase your skills, experiences and passions for a role which could ultimately lead to a new career path and exciting future. However, they also come with the possibility of job rejection. Facing job interview rejection can be disheartening and shake your confidence. It’s important to remember that job […]

Tips When Attracting Gen Z Talent

11/12/2023

Tips When Attracting Gen Z Talent

If you’re a business seeking growth and success, then attracting Gen Z talent and retaining them will be one of your priorities. However, your recruiting process may need to adapt as Generation Z (Gen Z) enters the job market with their distinct preferences and values. Here are some tips to help you better understand how […]

How to Make a Positive Impact with Recruitment & Onboarding

28/11/2023

How to Make a Positive Impact with Recruitment & Onboarding

When it comes to recruiting for vacant roles within your company, making sure you retain the talent you’re bringing in may be one of your concerns. Especially so since research shows 30% of starters leave their roles within the first three months and replacing them can cost you up to £30,614 per research from Oxford […]

Employers Guide for Recruiting a Diverse Workforce

25/10/2023

Employers Guide for Recruiting a Diverse Workforce

Creating a diverse workforce without crossing into discrimination is hard thing to balance. In this article, we’ll look at unconscious bias and its role in recruitment, also the impact on diversity and discrimination. We’ll touch on some legal points and what protected characteristics to be mindful of in a recruitment context. Challenge of Recruiting a […]

How To Recover From Workplace Burnout

16/10/2023

How To Recover From Workplace Burnout

The term burnout has been mentioned a lot in recent years, but what exactly is it? Burnout is a state of emotional, mental and physical exhaustion that comes as a result of overworking or excessive professional responsibility. A 2023 report found that almost half of UK workers are experiencing burnout and work-related stress, costing the […]

How to Support Neurodiversity in the Workplace

14/09/2023

How to Support Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Let’s explore what neurodiversity is, why it’s essential for businesses to embrace it, and how you can create a more inclusive environment for neurodivergent individuals. What is Neurodiversity? This term neurodiversity encompasses a variety of conditions, including autism, ADHD, and dyslexia, among others. Neurodiversity is the idea that neurological differences are just as valid as […]