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Is 'presenteeism' a sign of oncoming workplace stress?

Is 'presenteeism' a sign of oncoming workplace stress?

The average employee is said to work only 3 hours out of every 8, with a proportion of the working day taken up by distractions - over-long meetings, catching up with colleagues, complaining about customers, discussing last night’s Netflix... ..and...

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Tools & Tips

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Change is coming – hold onto your hats!

Change is coming – hold onto your hats!

In our sector, our forward-looking, thoroughly modern part of the recruitment industry, we’ve found ourselves having to stay on top of trends, in order to future-proof our operations. On our own blog forum alone we have reported on the growth...

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Recruitment, The Candidate Experience, Tools & Tips

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Who do you want to work for? Why??

Who do you want to work for? Why??

LinkedIn has released its latest list of the top 25 UK companies candidates have searched for, and engaged with, on its job pages. The findings are based on data from more than 610 million users of the site, 24 million...

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Recruitment, The Candidate Experience

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What are you doing sitting around?

What are you doing sitting around?

What? Sitting down to work? How very 2018! Bending your knees under a desk? An actual desk? What - a desk that just sits there? Here at LogicMelon we got sick of backache and stiff necks and clicking knees -...

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The Candidate Experience

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What's wrong with a bit of nostalgia, in a fast-moving world?

What's wrong with a bit of nostalgia, in a fast-moving world?

Twitter has just surreptitiously launched itself in a hybrid format, with a name harking back to when it was first conceived – twttr - in beta mode for now and only to selected testers, to gauge public reaction. Which got...

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Recruitment, The Candidate Experience

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​4 Simple Tips for Succession Planning Like a Pro

​4 Simple Tips for Succession Planning Like a Pro

Are you prepared for if (and when) employees decide to leave the business? Succession planning is important to help you fill vacancies faster when they arise, minimising the impact to existing employees and the wider business. But how do you...

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Recruitment

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Do You Know How to Attract Generation Z Talent?

Do You Know How to Attract Generation Z Talent?

Hiring the millennial workforce is old news in recruitment – now there’s some new talent on the scene: Generation Z. Born between 1995–2010, the oldest Gen Zers are around 24 – many will be recent graduates ready to enter the...

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Job Advertising, Recruitment

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Did you really consent to that?

Did you really consent to that?

In this ‘data-protection-online-cybercrime-password-security-hacker-hacker-hacker’ obsessed world, you’d kind of hope that the leading recruitment software houses would have your best interests at heart. Wouldn’t you? Password encryption. We think that’s pretty basic stuff these days. You wouldn’t read your bank card...

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The Candidate Experience, Tools & Tips

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​Empower your Employees to Champion your Company Culture

​Empower your Employees to Champion your Company Culture

We’re always told how important company culture is to your employer brand and your ability to attract talent. But there’s a disconnect between this term and the people who apparently experience it every day – your employees are the gatekeepers...

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Recruitment

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8 Essential Traits of a Talent-Winning Recruitment Team

8 Essential Traits of a Talent-Winning Recruitment Team

What helps you win talent? An excellent candidate experience, a killer employer brand and strategic planning are all good and well, but behind all this you need to have a hiring team with the right skills, qualities and experience to...

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Recruitment

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Workforce Planning: Winning Talent with Strategic Recruitment

Workforce Planning: Winning Talent with Strategic Recruitment

Being able to beat your competitors to top talent requires more than a knee-jerk approach to recruitment. It takes organisation and strategic thinking to tackle the talent war head-on. Workforce planning, or recruitment forecasting, allows businesses to understand what skills...

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Recruitment

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Does your Agency Website have Candidate and Client Appeal?

Does your Agency Website have Candidate and Client Appeal?

How do you attract new clients and candidates to use your recruitment agency? A big part of your strategy may be using social media, but perhaps the most important tool of all is your website. This is your space to...

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Job Advertising, Recruitment

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