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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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Keeping Your Cool While Recruiting

by Keeley Edge

/ Employers, Recruitment

We all know how stressful it can be applying for a new job, but employers can face just as much anxiety during a recruitment campaign. Not only do they take a huge amount of time, effort and money to organise, but choosing the wrong applicant can have a detrimental effect on a business. With the pressure of getting it right the first time, knowing how to keep your stress levels to a minimum can help you maintain focus, make informed decisions, and ultimately select the best candidate for your company. Here are some of our top recruitment strategies for employers.

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The Do's and Don'ts of Training New Employees

by Keeley Edge

/ Employers, Recruitment, Training & Development

New employee training is a vital part of recruitment. It helps to ensure new recruits understand their roles and the wider goals of the company, as well as increasing their confidence and competency. Methods can include job shadowing, group sessions, coaching, and formal apprenticeships.

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How to Have a Successful Video Interview

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates, Employers, Recruitment

Whether you are looking for new staff or searching for your next role, investing time and energy into the job interview process is crucial to success. Key Appointments are here to help make video interviewing both efficient and enjoyable with our video interview tips.

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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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How to keep new starters engaged from offer to induction

by Keeley Edge

/ Employers, Policies & Procedures, Recruitment

You’ve found the perfect candidate and you’re ready to offer them the position, but what next? How will you ensure that you keep them engaged between accepting your offer and starting their induction?

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A time for change and action

by Keeley Edge

/ Company News, Employers, Training & Development

Following on from my blog back in April, I thought it would be a good time to write the next instalment, which I’ve named “A time for change and action”.

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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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A time for reflection and learning

by Keeley Edge

/ Company News, Employers, Workplace Wellbeing

Tuesday 17th March was probably the day when it sunk in for me that the UK was indeed going to be hugely affected by COVID-19. It was the day that everything seemed to turn upside down at Key Appointments and it all seemed to happen within a couple of hours!

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