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A 3-step guide to looking after your employees' mental health

by Keeley Edge

/ Company Culture, Company News, Recruitment, Workplace Wellbeing

Stress, anxiety, insomnia, loneliness, depression... mental health problems are wide ranging, life limiting, and affect us all.

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4 Ways to Embrace Neurodiversity in the Workplace

by Keeley Edge

/ Company Culture, Employers, Policies & Procedures, Recruitment

When we talk about diversity and inclusion in the workplace, attention is often focused on the importance and benefits of having a good mix of gender, age, and race. But what about the fair treatment and inclusion of those with differences we cannot see? Neurodiversity is one such difference that is all too often overlooked.

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How Are You Supporting the Wellbeing of Your Employees?

by Keeley Edge

/ Company Culture, Employers, Workplace Wellbeing

As we navigate various post-pandemic transitions over the coming months and years, employees are likely to face new stressors both at work and at home. Creating a positive work environment that supports employee wellbeing must therefore be a priority for every business leader.

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How to Attract Top Talent While the Job Market is Hot

by Keeley Edge

/ Company Culture, Employers, Recruitment

Although the impact of labour shortages is expected to fade as Covid disruption to the economy dissipates, we would continue to advise companies to consider tactics for attracting and retaining top talent. Offering competitive wages is a start, but successful recruitment and retention in a hot job market often requires more than simply levelling the monetary playing field.

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Conveying Company Culture During Recruitment

by Keeley Edge

/ Company Culture, Employers, Recruitment

Recruitment is tough for both employers and candidates, so effective two-way communication is essential. One of the main ways a company can help to find the right fit for a role is to include their business aspirations at every stage of the process, from the job advert through to the interviews.

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What Makes a Business Stand Out from the Crowd?

by Keeley Edge

/ Company Culture, Company News, Recruitment

Imagine your favourite places to shop, eat and enjoy yourself. Chances are the locations you chose were not unique within retail, catering or entertainment, so why did they come to mind? What makes them special? And how can you do the same to boost your own business? Standing out among the competition is one of the biggest challenges when running a business, but knowing how to identify and make the most of your unique selling points (USPs) can help you to attract and maintain a loyal client base. Here are three ways to improve your visibility.

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Top Tips for Managing Staff Remotely

by Keeley Edge

/ Company Culture, Training & Development, Workplace Wellbeing

During the pandemic, remote working became the only way for many businesses to stay open and for staff to retain their jobs. But what was initially introduced as a temporary solution has quickly become the new normal, with employers and employees alike recognising the benefits. However, remote working has also brought challenges, including how to manage staff efficiently. Supervision, access to information, new technology and mental health are all areas of concern. Thankfully, there are many ways managers can ensure their staff are supported while working remotely. Let’s look at three of the key ideas that managers can implement: practical provisions, prioritising communication, and promoting wellbeing.

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How to support new and existing employees in a COVID world

by Keeley Edge

/ Company Culture, Employers, Policies & Procedures, Recruitment, Training & Development, Workplace Wellbeing

There’s no denying that the 2020 pandemic has turned the world upside down. And while we might be getting tired of hearing phrases like ‘unprecedented’ and ‘new normal’, we can’t hide from the fact that things are different right now.

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Remove barriers through meaningful inclusion

by Keeley Edge

/ Company Culture, Employers, Employment Legislation, Workplace Wellbeing

As the world starts to right itself and the economy tries to recover following the last few months, many businesses are in the difficult place of looking at restructures and redundancies.

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Top challenges for new hires during lockdown

by Keeley Edge

/ Company Culture, Employers, Recruitment, Training & Development

This month, we asked Hannah Woodruff from Omnizio to share her knowledge and expertise around hiring and onboarding new employees.

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