Understanding employee loyalty

These are challenging times ahead within the recruitment industry.

Even though there is uncertainty about the Brexit future, most of the clients we work with are still hiring or looking to increase headcount, whilst the pool of talent continues to diminish.

Retention and engaging employees should be at the forefront of the HR agenda.

Earlier this year, we commissioned a survey to understand employees attitudes and motivations to their work. Our findings highlight the challenges that employers are currently facing.

 

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Employee loyalty in the PR Industry

    Public Relations Employers are often mistaken about their staff loyalty.    There is a common train of thought within the PR Industry, that once a new person with experience has been hired and has gone through the induction process, the employer won’t have to worry about them for a long time and can [Read More]

Why discuss retention now?

   A good retention strategy is important in a tight economy   When business is tough the natural instinct is to look at quick ways to cut costs. The most obvious way to do this and often the knee-jerk reaction, is to squeeze margins, reduce headcount and strip back to the bare minimum, to ensure [Read More]

Retention in the Market Research Sector

Curiosity is an attribute held by many researchers. Market researchers are naturally curious. They look at trends, attitudes  & behaviours of people and businesses. As they are always on the look out for what’s new and interesting, it’s no surprise that over a quarter of those surveyed (26.92%) who worked in the market research sector [Read More]

What Employees Really Want

“To win in the marketplace you must first win in the workplace.” Doug Conant, Campbell’s Soup CEO Our Employee satisfaction survey told us that 2016 will be a critical year when it comes to attracting and engaging existing employees, but many companies are still slow to address the challenges ahead. Research shows that organisations with [Read More]

Giving back to charity is good for recruitment

Charity and community work can play a vital role in raising a company’s brand and attracting and retaining employees.   You don’t have to be a large multinational player such as Google or Nike who invest millions in promoting their CSR. Small and medium sized businesses have also been fantastic at supporting and promoting community [Read More]

The Broadcast Industry employs the happiest freelancers

  BROADCAST FREELANCERS  ARE THE HAPPIEST   More than 79% of broadcast freelancers said they enjoyed their job.   This was much higher than other sectors we surveyed, namely the Professional services, Market Research & Insight, Financial services and Healthcare sectors. The broadcast industry is famous for its lively, collaborative, sociable working environment. Generally, people who [Read More]