Staff retention is the biggest issue at board level – at least that’s what I’m hearing every day from my clients in businesses both large and small. With the UK facing a skills shortage, too many companies are chasing too few employees, and as a result, many tell me they’re
Sam’s* a 35-year-old office worker. Her experience of diversity and inclusion is negative and her career seems to have stalled. She’s bright, capable, skilled and experienced, but she hates her job. At work, she feels undervalued and excluded. She’s also frustrated that she’s not able to realise her true potential.
We are in a tough hiring market in the UK and the way we recruit is being seriously shaken up. Employers should be focusing on recruiting potential.
Recruiting in 2021 needs a fresh approach – opening your eyes to inclusivity and diversity in the workplace is how to score top talent, and retain it.
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