Wages are continuing to rise at their highest level for nearly a decade, the latest official Office for National Statistics figures show. Compared with a year earlier, wages excluding bonuses, were up by 3.3% for the three months to October, the biggest rise since November 2008. Average weekly wages are £495 – the highest […]
Self Driving Cars may impact physical retail stores, especially if they are combined with other new advancing technology such as automated warehouses, drones and 3D printing. This will allow products to be delivered to wherever you want, whenever you want and much quicker and cheaper than currently possible, creating a new level of convenience that […]
The biggest sales day of the year is fast approaching – and although Black Friday doesn’t officially start until the end of the week, many retailers have started to release early deals. The annual event, which gained popularity in the UK after it was borrowed from the US a decade ago, heralds the start of the Christmas shopping […]
One of Donald Trump’s loudest–and likely most impossible to fulfill – promises is to bring back coal jobs. He has made this appeal to people whose factory skills aren’t in demand anymore and likely don’t have the secondary education necessary to enter into other industries. Whether or not more coal jobs are created, this need has […]
If you want to work as a developer, you learn software engineering, computer science or teach yourself to code. If you want to become a UX designer, you learn about design and behavioural psychology. But what do you need to learn if you want to qualify for a job as a product manager? There’s no […]
We all know that hiring the wrong employees can cost an organisation a startling amount of money. When it comes down to it, getting the right fit, the first time round really matters a lot. Thanks to a recent infographic published by Mindflash one can visibly see just how much bad hires cost companies, and what should be […]
Intelligent People’s Director and Senior Recruitment Consultant Doug Bates provides his insights into ensuring you manage – and decline – a counter offer professionally.
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The procedure for resigning is fairly straightforward in itself: provide written notice of your decision to terminate your contract and work out your agreed notice period. Intelligent People’s Director and Senior Recruitment Consultant, Douglas Bates provides his insights to ensure your resignation process is as smooth and as grudge-free as possible.
Do you currently work with a recruiter who you feel could do with a bit of motivation to source the right candidates for your vacant roles? Take a look at our latest video where Doug Bates, Director at Intelligent People, outlines the key considerations you need to be aware of to ensure you remain their […]