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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Has Hybrid Working Had Its Day?

For the past couple of years, the world of work has been in constant flux.We began 2020 the same way we always had done - commuting to the office 5 days a week, maybe the occasional work from home ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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​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...

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The Secret To Attracting and Retaining Talent in 2022

​It’s never ever been this competitive for talent, period. Just like the property market right now, people are snapped up within a week, having received multiple offers above expected value. Can...

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Soft Skills Are The New Critical Skills

There can be no denying that the working world has faced massive upheaval over the past two years. As we prepare to head into the third year of the global pandemic, the long-term effects of prolong...

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Employee Benefits Trends 2022

​In case you’ve been living in a cave for the last 18 months, the pandemic has revolutionised the way we work. But whereas 2020/21 were years of uncertainty and chaos, 2022 will be about embeddin...

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The Great Resignation: How to Improve Your Employee Retention Rate.

At times it feels like turnover is a natural part of the employee lifecycle.  Some business owners write off an inflated attrition rate as the price of doing business, a cost associated with the eb...

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