How to find the right company culture for you

With a rapidly improving jobs market candidates are starting to enjoy more options when it comes to developing their career than they have experienced for a number of years. So, with candidates facing more career choices both internally and externally, making the right career decision is critical. We have previously talked about how to handle […]

Counteroffers on the rise as talent shortage grips recruiters

With hiring returning to pre-recession levels the best candidates are now receiving multiple offers and counteroffers as businesses recognise that the talent pool is shrinking, according to new research by specialist recruiter Robert Half. The study found two-thirds (65%) of UK finance leaders have seen an increase in counteroffers over the past 12 months, with […]

Successful Recruiting

In a candidate driven market it’s getting harder to attract top talent so if you are looking to hire top performers you need to have the best recruitment processes and procedures in place. Good preparation and planning are essential, as well as having the right people on site who can assess the value of each […]

The Quick and The Dead

If you want to hire the best candidates you will have to move at the fastest speed in 8 years. I received a call from a candidate yesterday who was due to attend a first stage interview with a client this week. He has been ‘on the market’ for less than 20 days and had […]

Thinking of negotiating your job offer?

According to recent research published ain an article in the HR Grapevine negotiating for more money or a better benefits package during the job interview process will get you nowhere. At Mypeoplebiz we have looked at many research pieces in the past and this is quite an interesting take as most commonly held belief is […]

It’s time to reshape your recruitment process!

With the emergence of the internet and social media more specifically, new approaches have entered the sphere of employment and recruitment. Recruiting via social media has become more and more popular among recruiters. This gives employers the opportunity to hire staff both locally and globally, significantly extending the reach of more traditional staff recruitment. Employers […]

Office design can be a big recruiting tool

  Employee retention strategies mainly focus on the corporate culture of a company and less on the actual physical space an employer provides, even though this one plays an important role in determining whether employees stay or go. The way an office is decorated, furnished and personalised speaks a lot about the type of employer […]

The work life balance remains unbalanced

  A while back we looked at the work life balance in this posting:  http://blog.mypeoplebiz.com/2014/01/work-life-balance-dont-get-caught-up-in-the-corporate-grind/ and we wondered how things have moved on nearly 12 months later. It seems that  51% of people surveyed in a recent interactive infographic published by Star Medical, believed that they do not have enough time for their own hobbies […]