I’ve Been a Recruiter for 26 Years – Here’s What I’ve Learnt.
Recruitment is a pretty fast-paced career. Demanding and challenging… but ultimately rewarding and lifechanging – life as a Recruiter is certainly not for everyone. One person it suits perfectly...Read more
How to Support New Employees During the Onboarding Process
Onboarding new employees is a busy time. Everything from the interview and hiring to the first week of work takes planning and effort. However, when you prioritise your onboarding process, you en...Read more
6 Soft Skills That Are Vital for Positive Mental Health At Work
Every year in England, a quarter of the population experiences mental health problems. From anxiety to PTSD, these once-taboo issues are becoming a commonplace part of life, including in the workf...Read more
How We Are Adam worked with OpenMoney to build an outstanding senior leadership team
Peter had been engaged by OpenMoney CEO Antony Morrow to start the search and selection process for a Managing Director. WorkLife, an innovative employee benefits offering from the fintech brand,...Read more
Dealing With Workplace Fatigue: Could It Be a Sign of Something More Serious?
Did you know that almost half of all UK employees feel emotionally drained due to their day-to-day work? Fatigue is the new epidemic sweeping across countries, putting both businesses and the staff...Read more
Has the rise in flexible working stalled the number of part time work opportunities?
Back in 2020, the world began speculating about what the future of work would look like. Many were forecasting that a rise in flexible and remote working would bring an increase in part time roles...Read more
How Fear is Holding You Back
After 7 long years in the same business, I recently got to experience recruitment from a candidate’s point of view.It had been a long time since I had looked for a role, but I had (finally!) made ...Read more
How you can help employees tackle the cost of living crisis
Soaring inflation. Sky-rocketing energy bills. Crippling food prices. Obscene fuel costs. Ridiculous mortgage rates. Rumoured recession. The future is looking financially bleak for many.The cost o...Read more
What is a Headhunter, and When Should You Engage One?
In this blog, the newest addition to the We Are Adam team, Kyrie Dale, reflects on her Recruitment career, and the differences between a Headhunter and a Recruitment Consultant. She also explores ...Read more
A Day in the Life of an Account Director
If you are about to embark on your Digital Agency career, the Account Director position might seem like a far-off dream - the ultimate goal to work towards. Or maybe you’ve spent a couple of year...Read more
Pawternity, Moving House and Life Leave: Navigating the unique world of leave policies – Part 2
In Part 1 of our leave policy blog series, we navigated the sensitive side of leave policies by exploring menopause, menstrual, pregnancy loss and domestic violence leave. Whether you are wonderi...Read more
Menopause, Period, Miscarriage: Navigating the sensitive world of leave policies – Part 1
Giving employees MORE paid time off? Leave it out!At least, that’s the attitude some business owners adopt. But many companies already offer enhanced leave packages beyond the statutory requirem...Read more
How past workplace trauma is impacting your business
A large portion of the working population will experience workplace trauma at some point in their career. Yet the topic is so rarely discussed in the workplace. When was the last time somebody a...Read more
A Day in the Life of a Learning and Development Manager
Do you have a burning passion for helping people develop and progress within their career? Does watching people thrive bring you joy? A career in Learning & Development might be perfect for you....Read more
10 Ways to Increase Applications To Your Job Advert
2022; the toughest job market we’ve ever seen. Not for candidates though, as they have a plethora of exciting opportunities to choose from. With vacancies in the UK soaring to a record high, and u...Read more
How to Fail a Video Interview
The rise of remote, hybrid and flexible working across the globe has changed the world of work for good. Businesses no longer need to restrict themselves to their local area when searching for ...Read more
Can Boomerang Employees Mitigate the Great Resignation?
In 2022, we have found ourselves in a unique position. There’s a record high of 1.3 million vacancies in the UK. Meanwhile, unemployment rates fell to 3.9% - higher than pre-pandemic levels. Attra...Read more
How To (Not!) Drive Away Talent
Never forget that an interview is a two-way process. Yes, you might be assessing a potential employee for their suitability for the role… but remember that they are assessing you right back.It’s e...Read more
Recruiting in 2022: A Q&A with GYDA & We Are Adam
Our Co-Founder and Agency expert, Léon Milns, joined GYDA’s Robert Craven to co-host a Q&A on tackling key challenges around recruitment and retention.Two years ago, the pandemic threw us all into...Read more
Does HR have an Image Problem?
There appears to be a growing number of posts on social media at the moment, relating to the HR profession. TikTok especially seems saturated with content branding HR departments as ‘evil’, ‘backst...Read more