The advantages of upskilling

What better time than to embark on a quest of self-improvement and upskilling than when you’re stuck at home during the recent social distancing period? Self-care, self-investment or self-development – there is a movement whereby people take steps to develop… read more…

Anne Corder

10 ways to be more assertive at work

We are delighted to welcome another guest contributor to the Anne Corder Recruitment blog – Melanie Coeshott: a career coach at Blue Diamond, a consultancy empowering mid-career professionals to take control of their work and life. Melanie helps her clients… read more…

Melanie Coeshott

Should you adopt current workplace trends?

In the last 12 months, several new disruptive trends have entered the workplace, while a focus remains on areas that challenge the traditional working environment and day. So, should your business adopt these current workplace trends? We have identified and… read more…

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How to conduct a successful staff appraisal

It’s crucial that employers, and those in management positions, understand the role, objectives and benefits that staff appraisals offer. Rather than be a tick-box exercise that takes up valuable time, staff appraisals establish key results and objectives for employees and… read more…

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How is the role of HR changing?

The role of the HR department is integral to any business but in recent years it has undergone a paradigm shift, becoming a much more crucial part in attracting and retaining talent and delivering business growth. HR departments are becoming… read more…

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How to create a talent acquisition strategy

A talent acquisition strategy is a long-term plan for attracting high calibre candidates. It documents the ways that your business will identify and entice well-qualified, high performing individuals, using both inward and outward facing tactics. As the recruitment arena becomes… read more…

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Employer Branding: Why You Need to Take Control 

When it comes to branding, we generally assume that means outbound marketing to a network of customers and prospects, and because of this connotation, many businesses simply aren’t aware, or dismiss the value of an employer brand.  Companies are now finding that their job advertisements are… read more…

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Mental Health Issues in the Workplace

Martin Bloom is the head of the Employment Law Department and a partner at Hegarty Solicitors – and we are delighted to have him join us as a guest blogger for Anne Corder Recruitment. Martin’s expertise proves invaluable to HR experts… read more…

Martin Bloom

The power of temp-to-perm

Let’s be honest – hiring a new team member is a journey that can be risky.  Whilst interviews and CVs give employers an insight into candidate experience and expertise, they can be one-dimensional. A temp-to-perm solution allows you to gain… read more…

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How to plan your temp requirements

Fresh ideas, new perspectives, strategic influence and extra resource – temporary staff bring a wealth of benefits to businesses. Our previous blog explored five key reasons why employers should consider hiring temps and the wide-ranging benefits they can bring to… read more…

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In an age of digital recruitment, is the CV dead?

New technologies are constantly being developed – and they are increasingly being used by employers to help fine-tune recruitment. Today technology can auto-generate personality and skills tests, automatically rank candidates, profile job seekers based on their online activity and optimise… read more…

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Should you hire a project manager?

Project management is an expansive role. For different businesses and different professionals, project management can mean all manner of things. A project manager could drive change within a business, they could be a specialist who leads a team to realise… read more…

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Recruitment priorities for 2017

January is the perfect time to take a step back and look at how your recruitment strategy is performing – especially as each year brings different trends and challenges for recruiters and HR professionals to consider. With all of this… read more…

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How to use salary survey data

Salary surveys are a hugely useful tool for HR professionals and employers. When used effectively they can provide information that can prove critical in making sure a business’ recruitment and retention strategy remains competitive. Our Greater Peterborough Salary Survey, produced… read more…

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