The cost of making a wrong hire

Cost of a wrong hire

 “Sorry, it’s just not working out.” Most small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK have made a new hire that has “not worked out”, according to our latest research – but at what cost to their business and what can they do to address the issue?   In our recent study of 500 UK SMEs with OnePoll, one in three said they had terminated a new employee or experienced someone walking out shortly after
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Looking for hairdresser work? Now’s your time

Hairdresser  July

If you’ve considered getting into hairdressing, or you’re a hairdresser looking for work, well the world is your oyster at the moment; our app is raining down hairdresser roles.   Why Well it’s all to do with summer. That glorious and sometimes hot part of the year often signals a rise in consumer demand for hairdresser services. Hair and beauty, coupled with fashion, caters to the long-time trend around looking and feeling beautiful for the sunnier
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Chef work this summer


As spring turns to summer, and people flood into buzzing London, there’s no better to time to roll up your sleeves and find work as a chef in the restaurant industry. We’ve seen a spike of available roles on the app, with many great businesses looking to hire talent immediately. This comes as no surprise as restaurants ready themselves for the tourist influx, and the added patronage that comes with more bodies in the city. In 2015,
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5 things to do while you’re job hunting

London activities

Looking for activities to do while you’re job hunting? Don’t want to break the bank but keen on staying active and seeing the best of what London has to offer? Here are some ideas for your time off: Museums It may not be the first thing that jumps to mind, but don’t be too quick to write-off the trusty museum. The Natural History Museum, for example, has a wealth of cool seasonal exhibitions, attractions, tours, galleries,
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Brexit stokes SME recruiting confusion


The day after the historic Brexit vote I spoke about likely fear and confusion among UK SMEs – and I haven’t been wrong. We are in the midst of a deeply uncertain time.   Research we recently undertook with OnePoll gives us a deeper, unique insight into what SMEs are thinking.   Over 40% of the SMEs we surveyed ahead of the referendum told us they were concerned about how a Leave vote would affect
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