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Pensions Hiring Managers – How to Attract the Best Talent

Hire the best pension's talent

Company Marketing To attract the best talent companies have to sell themselves as an employer of choice. Consider social media presence. Stand out advertising Interview v External Have control – if using a mix of internal & external professionals, they need to work in partnership. Key is to represent you professionally, candidates don’t […]

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INTERVIEW TECHNIQUES FOR EMPLOYERS – BranWell Ford

Recruitment Tips for Employers

INTERVIEW TECHNIQUES FOR EMPLOYERS In a candidate short marketplace, the interview is your opportunity to make an impression to a new prospect employee, sell your opportunity and identify if they are a company fit in terms of personality and ability to undertake the role and develop both […]

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6 reasons why recruitment PSLs do not always work

PSLs do not always work.

All smaller recruitment firms love the kudos of securing a PSL, a well respected firm has chosen our recruitment company to be a supplier. It is a great feeling but move with caution, sometimes things go wrong and your client may not adhere to the promises they […]

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Recruitment Costs – Are you getting value for money

Recruitment Tips for Employers

  There have been many articles written around recruitment costs for companies and there has been a change in the landscape for in-house recruitment and a move away from recruitment agency services. To be fair, a decade ago costs did spiral out of control and some agencies […]

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What recruiters really mean when we say….

What recruiters really mean when we say... BWF

Like it or loathe it, every profession has its own industry speak. If you’re not an insider you might sometimes wonder whether you’re being told the truth, or given the brush-off. Here’s my quick candidate’s guide to what recruiters really mean when we say things like: “We’ll […]

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Are you just too busy to find a job?

PSLs do not always work.

I think there is a lot of pressure on workers at the moment due to a mix of having demanding jobs and busy home lives. I was talking to one of my candidate’s last week who felt that if their pay was truly calculated against the hours […]

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Company Relocation – the issues involved

Why do companies relocate.

There are a number of reasons why organisations relocate.  This can be from a result of a company merger, following on from a new business win and the need for the business to be based near the new client, to accommodate an expanding team or to reduce […]

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Retention & Recognition of longer serving staff members

Retention & Recognition of longer serving staff members

There is no question that employee turnover costs businesses in both time and productivity but longer serving staff ensure sustainability and are critical to maintain business and employee relations. So how do we nourish top talent to keep them in our business? Whilst they may feel monetarily […]

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There is a Skills Shortage – Are companies training / developing sufficient junior staff?

Skills

There is a skills shortage – Are companies training/developing sufficient junior staff?  As a recruiter specialising in the UK pensions and benefits sector, I have seen the employment market once again shift back to a skills shortage. Companies are crying out for highly skilled pensions professionals, particularly […]

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What is the cost of a new recruit?

Empty Desk/Chair

What is the cost of a new recruit…Working for a specialist pension recruitment firm, I appreciate the cost of a new recruit for our clients, not only in relation to the recruitment fee, but the other costs that are often not considered but impact on the bottom […]

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