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The seven secret questions that every new employer secretly asks themselves- by Susan Hayes Culleton-The Positive Economist

On Tuesday 28th July, I  had the opportunity to share some of my early experiences of taking on our first employees. Sometimes I had to cringe telling stories of the mistakes I made and other times I reflected on just how much I had to learn. I had secret worries, fears and dreams at the

2021-02-01T19:53:39+00:00Latest News|

Join our Ambition to employ Multiplier Event!

Join our Ambition to Employ Multiplier Event! It is a free online event, taking place from 2pm-5pm on Tuesday 28th July. For any solo entrepreneurs, business agencies or those with a keen interest in business/economics growth, then this is the event for you! To listen to the expertise and insight of our fantastic guest speakers

2020-07-21T13:38:27+00:00Latest News|

Taking on an employee for the first time. 4 things you must get right

Taking on your first employee can feel daunting, it is a big decision for many business owners. However, at some stage it becomes the next step for taking your business to the next level. There are a few things that you should do in preparation for taking on your first employee.   Before you employ

2020-06-17T12:13:13+00:00Latest News|

Dunkirk spirit..”Our greatest asset is our people”

Dunkirk spirit: "Stoicism and determination in a difficult or dangerous situation, especially as displayed by a group of people." Many companies have experienced this for the first time in their lifetime throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, difficult circumstances have brought out the best in many teams and have made many managers and leaders appreciate the strength

2020-06-16T16:08:22+00:00Latest News|

How is Covid 19 changing the face of recruitment processes?

Coronavirus is changing how businesses attract and hire great employees. Charles Hipps, Founder and CEO of Oleeo, looks at how the recruitment process is having to adapt to COVID-19 and discusses the opportunities and challenges posed by the pandemic. Businesses have had to scramble to adjust to new social distancing and lockdown measures, and move

2020-06-16T09:15:06+00:00Latest News|

Richard Branson’s insight into the impact of employee happiness at work!

In 2017, Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group was voted the seventh best company to work for in LinkedIn’s top companies list. The lofty position should come as no surprise to those familiar with the company. Indeed, Branson himself said that by taking care of employees at Virgin that everything else will take care of itself,

2020-06-16T12:00:48+00:00Latest News|

How to Create a Strong Business Recruitment Strategy

Recruiting new talent can be a daunting task, but having a proper recruitment strategy in place can help with not only ensuring good employee morale and overall happiness, but also boost employee retention. With no shortage of quality opportunities for job seekers, employers need a strong recruitment strategy to build an engaged workforce that will

2020-06-16T09:51:40+00:00Latest News|

What impact does onboarding have on a new employee?

“Onboarding, also known as organisational socialisation, refers to the mechanism through which new employees acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and behaviours to become effective organisational members and insiders.” Often times organisations do not put enough time or effort into onboarding,  neglecting employees on their first week can have negative outcomes and employers fail to reap

2020-06-16T08:59:39+00:00Latest News|

5 recognisable signs that you might be a workaholic!

Often sole traders work hard to the extent that they may feel or be perceived as a “workaholic”. While workaholism is a word often thrown around flippantly, the very real phenomenon can hinder interpersonal relationships, affect mental and physical health, and ultimately reveal a deeper internal trial. Here are 5 signs that often points towards

2020-06-16T10:10:16+00:00Latest News|