Monthly Archives: November 2016

Top Tactics for Improved Staff Retention

You probably already know that the most expensive aspect of recruitment is the replacement of lost talent that leaves the business for preventable reasons. When a good person leaves we lose knowledge, it disrupts the harmony of the team, impacts negatively on production levels and incurs the replacement costs, that continue until the new individual […]

Q. I Can’t Give A Good Reference — But How Do I Say No?

Mark Stephens answers more of your HR and Recruitment questions in our weekly ‘Ask the Expert’ series. This week, he explains how you can say no to giving a reference.  Hi Mark, I’m in an awkward situation. An old colleague of mine has got in touch asking if I will be a reference for them […]

Q. How Can I Improve Efficiency During the Recruitment Process?

Ask the Expert is a new weekly series where Mark Stephens, recruitment entrepreneur, answers your HR and Recruiting questions. This week Mark answers Jamie’s question on improving recruitment efficiency. ~~~~~~~ Hi Mark, This time of the year is always very busy for me from a recruiting perspective as well as a business point of view. […]