Brexit makes many jobs tougher to fill, with hotels and restaurants being among the hardest hit by limits on movement of EU and non-EU workers.  More focus will be on attracting and developing local talent in hotels, restaurants and retailers across the UK.

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Is your company culture millennial friendly?

While millennials might get something of a bad rep in the press, pegged as slackers with an inability to self-manage, make no mistake, the tech-savvy generation, born in roughly the decade after 1983, are the future of the global workforce. In fact, research from Manpower Group has revealed that by 2020, millennials will make up 35% of the workforce. With Generation Z predicted to make up 24%, it looks like the younger demographic will equate to more than half the entire workforce...

A kinder philosophy of success

Now, most of us are familiar with the Sunday night blues. The kind that comes with the sunset and brings with it questions like: “what am I doing with my life?” and “will I ever live the life I have envisioned for myself?” These questions are not new, nor are they unique to the individual – they are wholly universal.

While this thought should bring us comfort in knowing that we’re not alone, it does beg the question: why do so many of us feel this way? This week during my...

Recruiter who has conducted 5000 job interviews explains what catches his eye

What makes the perfect candidate? It’s different for every vacancy and recruiter, but there is always that little je ne sais quoi that makes some applicants stand out from the pack. It could be as simple as temperament or distinct as a set of skills, but occasionally there are small acts that candidates can complete that are sure to cement them in their interviewer’s mind.

For PwC’s US talent acquisition lead, Rod Adams, there is a clear strategy that he finds works every...

Does our work week need rethinking?

Anyone who has watched or read Stephen King’s classic The Shining knows that all work and no play results in an outcome that no one wants. Now, while the majority of us are more likely to be grumpy than murderous, the UK’s work-life balance is seriously out of whack.  Indeed, it’s a global problem and there are a myriad of reasons behind why we should adapt and improve our working week. With millennials and remote workers leading the charge, this week we examine an...

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