7 ways to make your job hunt go more smoothly

The idea of job hunting is not something that most people relish. It could quite easily be a full time job, but the reality for most people is that it has to fit around the rest of our lives. There are some simple things that you can do to make the whole process go more […]

Things to consider before making a counter offer

  When a valued employee hands in their notice your first thought may we be “what am I going to do now?” Finding a replacement costs time and money and then there is the cost of on-boarding. It is much easier to just keep the person that you have in place so should you make […]

Getting Leadership to Work – Employee Voice – Oxford – 26th March

We regularly host free HR seminars by People Essentials and the Sian Perham Consultancy. These are informal breakfast workshops for small and medium sized Employers.   Our latest seminar is on the Employee voice and focuses on the vital role of Leadership and the importance of Employee Voice. Employee Voice is the foundation of sustainable business success. […]

How you can stop yourself from choosing the wrong job

  I recently posted a blog about why you shouldn’t quit a new job that you hate too quickly but it is of course better not to take the wrong job in the first place. Sometimes this is easier said than done, but here are some tips to reduce the risk:   Make sure you […]

Why you shouldn’t quit a new job that you hate too quickly

At this time of year there are lots of people switching jobs. If you are one of those people then I hope everything is going well. If, however, you are unlucky enough to find yourself in a role that isn’t what you thought it would be then don’t despair and DON’T QUIT YET.   In […]

How social media is changing job hunting

An article was published recently asking if it will still be possible to find a job in 2015 without social media. The fact that the article was written in the first place just goes to show how much things have changed. If you haven’t been looking for a new role in the past 18 months […]