On-boarding a new hire should be a meticulous process. You’ve done everything in your power to settle your new employee into your company. They’re getting on well with the team, handling the workload and smashing it in the first couple of months. But, what happens when an employee’s performance drops after passing the probation period?
In an ideal world, every employee would be hardworking, proactive and make a great contribution to your business. However, there are occasions when you may need to manage difficult staff and give them a push in the right director to ensure they step up their game. Having a problematic individual can affect morale & productivity
Leaving a job is a big decision for any employee to make, and one they most certainly don’t take likely. Whilst it is unrealistic to expect someone to have just one job for their whole working life, the loyalty & longevity of staff is important to any business. So, why are employees leaving your business
Attracting, recruiting and retaining top employees is extremely tough right now. Let’s face it, many individuals are nervous about moving jobs in the current economic climate, putting pressure on employers to pull out all the stops in order to entice them into their roles. So, you need to do everything you can to stop your
Ensuring your job advert stands out from the crowd can certainly be a challenge, especially if you’re recruiting in a competitive sector such as shipping & logistics. We are not going to name and shame, but just today I have come across the below poorly written job advert on indeed.com. This literally must have taken
Do you remember when you used to have to drive down to your local video rental shop to rent a movie? Then came Lovefilm, then Netflix which completely changed the home entertainment industry overnight. The travel industry has become disrupted with many online booking platforms, leaving the high street travel agent fighting for their lives.
Another great day has been had by all at the BIFA Freight Awards in London yesterday. We got the early train up, meeting up with the Southampton contingent, and of course having that first obligatory early beer before the event itself. A great turn out and Dame Kelly Homes DBE was a fantastic host. It
Investing in staff can be expensive, but there can come a point when you can get a little to lean and by not investing in new staff can become even more costly, as your current team start to burn out or look for a less stressful or demanding role. Here are my 5 signs to
It’s certainly a different recruitment market than it was 5 years ago, with candidates and job seekers holding more power than ever before, especially in the freight & logistics profession. One our recruitment advertising partners, CV Library recently stated that poor hiring decisions are costing businesses up to £15,000 a year, so it certainly pays
When you start to write a job advert, it can be very easy just to list the day-to-day responsibilities, perhaps the hours and the must have skills. But in this candidate driven market, this is not enough to attract good quality, experienced applicants to apply for your job – so you could be missing out