The past year has allowed us all to revaluate a lot of things. From our jobs, to our home lives and hobbies, to our work-life balance. And as a result, I’m seeing a real shift in the way people think about work. No longer is having a job what’s important
How to tap into the power of words and language (the LAB Profile) in order to streamline and increase the success rates of recruiting and retaining.
The way we work is changing – not slowly, but rapidly – all thanks to the coronavirus quarantine. Businesses are quickly being forced to adapt all their processes and people to a new style of remote working. This flexible approach to the workplace is something I’ve been encouraging for a
Working environment is one of the most common causes of employee dissatisfaction. How does a working environment contribute to increased retention rates?
I recently visited the new offices of Abcam, a local Cambridge business supplying protein research tools to life scientists. They’ve recently moved to a purpose-built building and had the chance to completely change the working environment for their employees. I was so struck by how fantastically flexible and smart Abcam’s
When you think of a job advert, it’s usually skills based. Only a small section of the usual job advert is given to describing a candidate’s attitude or approach to work. Yet this is usually the most important part of hiring!
Earlier this year, I was interviewed by the incredible Adelina Chalmers (a.k.a. The Geek Whisperer) and James Parton (of The Bradfield Centre in Cambridge) for their podcast, Scaling, Failing & Prevailing. We talked all things start-up recruitment.