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Professional indemnity insurance

Professional indemnity – what is it and can you cancel it?

Alex Dean, a recruitment specialist at Stackhouse Poland, looks at the key issues in relation to Professional Indemnity Insurance. For those readers (un)fortunate enough to be responsible for your business’s Insurances you will know that some covers are an absolute requirement, either through legislative provision such as Employers’ Liability or through the necessity of protecting…
Mobile Apps

5 mobile apps that encourage proactive recruitment

All around the world, millions of recruiters are joining hands in sourcing the best people for the right roles. We are confident from our knowledge, industry experience and expertise that this is just the start of an evolutionary battle. In today’s gadget-friendly world, it’s still a surprise to us that recruiters aren’t taking notice of…
Contractors vs Employees

Making the right hire – Employee vs independent contractor

Over the last decade, there has been a substantial increase of as much as 40% in the hire of agency workers and short-term contractors. This can be explained by a variety of factors including the trend towards a gig economy and the increasing need for flexibility for both employers and their staff. Depending on the…
Social Media

Three things your recruitment firm needs to stop doing on social media in 2019

Over the past few years, social media has established itself as a core component of recruitment agencies’ marketing communications strategies. However, there are still a number of outdated tactics recruitment marketers are using that they should be moving away from which I discuss below. If they are still happening in your business, make it a…
Paul Dewick Blog

10 recruitment blogs to follow In 2019

As we enter 2019, I wanted to share some recruitment blogs and resources that I think you should follow and subscribe to, to help you through your journey as a recruiter or recruitment supplier in this ever-changing industry. (These blogs are in no particular order) Firefish Software – The first blog is from Firefish…
Candidates Wish List

What’s on your candidates wish list?

Gone are the days when you advertising a job is doing the candidate a favour – now you are the one needing a favour, you need their CV. With the increased number of vacancies available candidates can afford to be a little pickier over which job they apply for, so as a recruiter you need…
Training Costs

There’s no such thing as free….training

The practice requiring workers to repay their training costs if their employment ends within a specified time period has hit the news of late. Capita and FDM Group were brought to the public attention for imposing such practices which many have deemed to be unfair. In these cases, graduates were required to work for two…

Should I stay, or should I go now?

When is a resignation not a resignation? There can be few employers (or employees for that matter), who have not found themselves in a situation with a “problem” member of staff and breathed a relief when that person decided to move on either internally or externally. However, when is a resignation not a resignation? One…

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