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Navigating the North West Talent Landscape: Key Insights for Business Leaders

​The North West of England is a thriving business hub, and attracting and retaining top talent is crucial for success. But what does the current landscape actually look like? This blog post dives i...

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Creating a Culture of Candor: Why Psychological Safety Matters

In this economically uncertain landscape, it’s easy for leaders to hone in on growth and financial stability. But this laser focus to protect our businesses can blind us to the potential damage see...

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Is Diversity and Inclusion Dead?

​Is Diversity and Inclusion Dead?Ok, we admit that’s a clickbait-y title. We don’t think D&I is dead. But it has most certainly taken on a new form. First we saw the shift to DEI – diversity, equal...

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Unveiling the Power of Quality Hiring in Today's Talent Market

​The war for talent is real. In a recent LinkedIn survey, a staggering 54% of recruitment professionals believe that the ability to make quality hires will be the defining factor shaping the recrui...

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​Future-Proof Your Workforce. Hire for Tomorrow, Not Today.

Imagine yourself steering a ship through a turbulent sea. Unpredictable currents shift the course, demanding constant adjustments to stay afloat. This is the reality facing businesses in today's ra...

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​Navigating the Talent Shift: Key Hiring Trends for 2024

For business leaders, navigating the current talent landscape can feel like steering a ship through a storm. Uncertainty reigns, with economic pressures swirling and employee expectations evolving ...

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Do your employees switch off when the Christmas lights switch on?

​As the festive season rolls around, workplaces face the challenge of balancing productivity and holiday cheer. Like navigating reindeer through a blizzard —keeping the team engaged while the glit...

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"They always deliver": How We Are Adam helped Thornton & Ross find exceptional talent

​Susannah Tavartkiladze is no stranger to challenging recruitment projects. With 26 years’ experience, she has sourced everything from Executive leaders through to huge, 80-vacancy projects. When s...

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Is the Great Resignation REALLY over?

Mass layoffs. Bleak business outlooks. Rampant inflation. Entire industries struggling.You’d be inclined to think that the Great Resignation - a term coined to cover the epidemic of workers quittin...

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The Evolution of Recruitment: Balancing AI and Human Expertise

​“The value of AI in recruitment has already been established,” says work futurist Dr. Terri Horton. “The primary question is: How can we continue to leverage it in meaningful ways?” In today's dyn...

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Introducing… Adam Wellness

Elevate your employee wellbeing.If you're searching for a more proactive way to look after the wellbeing of your employees, look no further than our brand-new offering: Adam Wellness.We're redefini...

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How to demonstrate your worth at interview

​So, you’ve gotten an interview for a job that you really want. Congratulations! But now comes the scary part – that first interview.You only get one opportunity to make a great first impression,...

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The Impact of Executive Recruitment on Business Transformation: A Comprehensive Guide

In today's fast-paced business world, having the right people at the top can make all the difference in driving business transformation and success. We're talking about those high-level executives ...

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Why EDI is Crucial to a Thriving Workplace

Equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) are pillars of the modern workplace, with most brands now aware that if they don’t embrace people from all walks of life, they’re going to fall behind. So, ...

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​How to write a killer cover letter

The cover letter: quite possibly the most hated part of applying for a new position.The population is split over the importance of a cover letter. Some hiring managers won’t consider an applicati...

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5 Lessons I Learned Whilst Navigating Maternity Leave

I’ve written about parental leave for the We Are Adam blog before but this piece is a little different. As I approach my 8-year work-iversary, I am also returning to the business after 6 months on...

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Gen Z know what they want at work. Do you?

​When you hear the phrase ‘Gen Z’ or ‘Zoomers’, you probably think of high school aged kids, maybe university students at a push. In reality, however, many Gen Z have already graduated university ...

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How Companies Can Align Social, Environmental, and Economic Values to Attract Talent

​When it comes to employing new people in an organisation, you are expected to offer more than ever before. It is not enough to just advertise a vacancy and hope that the applications flood in. In ...

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Why your employees are leaving (and what you can do to stop them)

Despite a cost-of-living crisis, rampant inflation and news of sweeping tech layoffs, many businesses are still struggling to both recruit and retain employees.  Whilst much noise has been made abo...

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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...

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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...

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