#AdamWrites Blog

Yasmina H P8 Dj Pfq Eh W0 Unsplash

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
Corinne Kutz T Mi2  R5 Nfo Unsplash

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 ...

Read more
Pexels Rodnae Productions 5756664

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 ...

Read more
Pexels Karolina Grabowska 7681421

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
Linkedin Sales Solutions Vt Ko Sy Xz Nu Unsplash

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
Charlesdeluvio Lks7vei E Ag Unsplash

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
Sigmund Fa9b57hffn M Unsplash

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
Pexels Fauxels 3184416

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 ...

Read more
Amy Hirschi K0c8ko3e6 Aa Unsplash

​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
Rawpixel 665368 Unsplash

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...

Read more
Pexels Shvets Production 7176319

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...

Read more
Pexels Andrea Piacquadio 3761509 (1)

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...

Read more
Job G7738b9cf1 1920

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...

Read more
Avel Chuklanov D Um F Lt Me Ab Q Unsplash

What is your B2E strategy?

​We’ve all heard of B2B and B2C marketing, but have you ever considered B2E?Sometimes referred to as Cradle to Grave HR, your organisation can use a B2E (Business to Employee) strategy to catch the...

Read more
Pexels Andrea Piacquadio 3760137 (1)

Guest Blog: Five Years Later - Mental Health in Professional Services

Andy Salkeld is a Chartered Accountant and member of the ICAEW. He is the Finance Director of Leeds-based tech company, dscvr. ​On World Mental Health Day in 2018, Andy gave a keynote speech about ...

Read more
Pexels Oleg Magni 2733657 (1)

Guest blog: It's not just about the salary

This week, we're handing over the reigns of the blog to Tamsin Caine MSc., FPFS. Tamsin is a Chartered Financial Planner and Director of Financial Planning at Smart Financial and Smart Divorce.At S...

Read more
Startup 594090 1920

Helping Charlie secure the perfect position

​Charlie Wrigglesworth has many years’ extensive experience in Communications, and after finishing up a contract at a major broadcaster, she was looking to settle down into something new and exciti...

Read more
Microsoft Teams Image (5)

We Are Adam Turns 15!

​At the end of July 2021, the We Are Adam team celebrated our 15th birthday!Although our official birthday is July 30th, we kicked off the celebrations the day before, with a few drinks at our offi...

Read more
Christina Wocintechchat Com Lq1t 8 Ms5 Py Unsplash

A Neurodivergent’s Guide to Inclusive Hiring Practices

​In 2021, we should all be looking at how to make our businesses more equitable and accessible to everyone. Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is the talk of HR and management teams up and down the co...

Read more
Laptop 3781384 1920

Five tips for using Instagram to attract talent

​When it comes to attracting talent, it’s a real jungle out there right now. You only want the best for your business, but the current job market is a nightmare to navigate. As we explored recently...

Read more
Pb Golf Day

Four! Pete rounds off gruelling golf challenge for charity.

​Picture this. You wake, bleary eyed and irritated by your alarm at 4am. While mentally preparing yourself for the challenge ahead you hear it – torrential rain. The kind of rain that only falls on...

Read more
Search by
Search by blog tags