Following February statistics revealing that one in seven workers wanted to be self-employed, City Breaks in Newcastle tried to find out what exactly made being a business owner so appealing.
As an employer, you’ll usually throw the salary expectation question at recruits during application stage, but there’s a great misconception among Brits about what people truly earn.
With the UK suffering from labour and skills shortages, the onus is on companies to get creative in terms of hiring – even if it means only changing a small element of the recruitment process.
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In wanting to free himself up to be the creative driver of his business, Nigel Shanahan has been on the hunt for a new CEO – and shares some valuable tips.
Interview questions are often less about the answer and more about identifying those who are a good fit for the company. But potential candidates really had to scratch their heads in this list of toughest interview questions.
A founder often comes to the point where they think about stepping back from the business. We found out what decisions led to bosses hiring an external CEO.
When a business grows the number of recruitment decision required also swells, but Giles Fuchs believes the CEO needs to maintain the same involvement.
No business could be successful without good people. Your team is more vital than your product, offering, or USP, so you need the right employees.
Opening new sites and growing the company meant John Savage has had no alternative but to step back at times – something he’s found progressively easier.
In the excitement that follows finding the right candidate, employers often forget that the reference checking process is an important part of recruitment.
Staff welcome packs can feel like being read the riot act, so we’ve found the companies that have quite literally turned initiations on their head.
Some 2,200 graduate jobs went unfilled last summer due to students rejecting a previously accepted offer at the last minute – or even simply not turning up for their new job. This trend has been called gazumping.