All posts written by Andrew Tsang

It pays to be flexible

Why employers offering flexible benefit schemes win at attraction and retention Unemployment is low and recruiting (and retaining) top talent is increasingly difficult. In this competitive climate the strongest candidates can cherry pick their roles and the onus is on employers to offer attractive terms. In the past this might have meant offering a handsome salary and a comprehensive pension plan; perks.
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The CV – time to move on or still a vital tool for every recruiter?

Ever since the birth of the internet and we all became attached to our laptops, phones and tablets, there has been much talk in recruitment about the ‘paperless office’-  and in turn, the death of the traditional CV. Every six months or so, another article crops up demanding the traditional CV undergoes an overhaul. And while it’s true that times.
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Employer brand: a marketing buzzword?

How to maximise your employer brand, no matter what your business size “Employer brand”. It’s a concept often discussed in HR and marketing departments these days. Its meaning, value – and cost – are the subject of many a recruitment blog. But what exactly is “employer brand” and why should smaller businesses care? Here we look at why every employer has a.
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An audience with the Chancellor George Osborne – employers must “steady the ship” in wake of Brexit

Chancellor George Osborne issued a strong statement in Manchester last week as he outlined what Brexit will mean for British businesses and the economy. Totaljobs were the only job board invited to join selected business leaders at the event in Manchester to hear directly from the Chancellor in the wake of the EU Referendum and uncertainty about the labour market.
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Call for Entries to the Personnel Today Awards 2016

Totaljobs are proud sponsors of the Personnel Today Awards 2016. Why enter the Personnel Today Awards? Just being shortlisted for a Personnel Today Award, let alone winning, showcases your achievements to your customers, competitors and the HR profession as a whole. The Awards have always attracted entries from a wide variety of organisations, large and small, giving you the chance to.
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How to manage Brexit fears in the workplace

It was only added to the dictionary last year, but now barely a day goes by without mention of ‘Brexit’.  Despite this, how employers are to manage the uncertainty of the in/out vote is rarely discussed.  Looking at new totaljobs research published today – exactly one month before the EU referendum –we ask how Europeans are feeling about the.
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The Secret of Happiness…at work

We all know what it’s like. That feeling of itchy feet. That realisation we’re ready for pastures new… A survey of 2,000 people by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) released last week found that job-seeking has hit a two-year high and job satisfaction is down. Rather than being content to stay put, candidates are looking elsewhere – not.
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Totaljobs to share key insights at the North East Expo

Totaljobs is exhibiting this week at the North East Expo, the biggest business event in the North East region, taking place on 27th April at the Kingston Park Stadium. Totaljobs is the UK’s leading jobs website. We offer market leading products and tools, helping employers recruit the talent they need quickly, easily and effectively. Independent research shows that Totaljobs gives you.
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Raj Lal, Regional Sales Manager at totaljobs speaks to BBC Breakfast about the cleaning industry

There are 450,000 people working in the UK cleaning industry, but employers still struggle to find suitable candidates.  The sector is challenged by high staff turnover rates and a negative image. At the National Cleaning Show this week Raj Lal, Regional Sales Manager at totaljobs, spoke live to BBC Breakfast about the challenges facing employers in the sector. Watch the full clip.
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The FIRM Awards 2016 – Winners Announced!

Totaljobs are proud of their partnership with The FIRM and were excited to be headline sponsor of their 2016 awards. As HR functions change and the thirst for in-house recruiters continues to grow it was a pleasure to support an awards ceremony that focuses on the successes amongst these professionals. The awards brought together 350 in-house recruiters and suppliers for a.
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