How to Select a Contract Recruitment Agency

How to Select a Contract Recruitment Agency 6 Steps to Secure a Successful Contract Recruitment Partner Partnering with a contract recruitment agency is the most popular method of hiring specialists for contract work. The hiring company receives all the benefits of working with a recruitment agency, and the pool of talent they access for you…

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How to Switch from Permanent to Contract Work

How to Switch from Permanent to Contract Work The Roadmap for a Successful Transition to Life as a Contractor The shift from permanent to contract work has changed the way many people work. This change has been welcomed by those who want to have more control over their career, their earnings, and their work/life balance.…

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7 Reasons to Focus on Contract Recruitment

7 Reasons to Focus on Contract Recruitment How Can Your Organization Benefit from Contract Work Arrangements? Contract recruitment is a fantastic option for organizations to employ talent they need, when they need it. When you hire contractors, you get the skills and experience you need for a pre-defined period. When the contract ends, you are…

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The Challenges of Finding and Keeping Talent

There’s an interesting trend emerging from our Salary Guide and Trends Report for 2022. It’s the conflict between improving recruitment packages and focusing on retention. If our headline statistics say anything at all, it’s that employers need to up their game when it comes to retention. 60% of candidates surveyed said they were considering moving…

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JCW Group appoints Perry Dowell as CFO

JCW Group appoints Perry Dowell as CFO JCW Group has appointed Perry Dowell as Chief Financial Officer. Perry joins the global talent specialist to oversee the finance operation of the £50m turnover group, whilst also leading the company’s growing shared service operations. JCW Group CEO, Jamie Woods, commented “I’m delighted that Perry has joined us…

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9 things that are important to candidates right now

9 things that are important to candidates right now One of the ways to connect with the ideal candidates for your organisation is to know what they’re looking for. Without this essential information, you might be missing the mark with your adverts, your selection process and your interviews could be angled towards the wrong candidates…

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What’s first: Attitude or aptitude?

What’s first: Attitude or aptitude? Good recruitment is a finely balanced skill. You need to find the best person for your role – but ‘best’ covers a range of different elements, including qualifications, skills, experience, attitude and personality. Getting this right first time with a new hire is tricky – which is why organisations build…

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How to make sure candidates are a good cultural fit

How to make sure candidates are a good cultural fit Increasingly, businesses are recruiting for attitude and fit with the organisational culture in addition to looking for the best skills. That’s because there’s a growing understanding that people who have the right approach are more likely to be successful in the role and bring value…

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Why do corporate values matter?

Why do corporate values matter? We can learn a great deal about businesses by taking a look at their corporate values, and seeing how well the business matches up. Publicly stating corporate values is a big part of managing your reputation and your relationship with your stakeholders, but you can’t just grab six positive words…

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Do women actuaries suffer from Imposter Syndrome?

Do women actuaries suffer from Imposter Syndrome? At some point, nearly everyone suffers from Imposter Syndrome. This is usually defined as a psychological issue where people feel they do not deserve the achievements they have made, and that, at some point, people are going to find out that they are not as qualified, experienced or…

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