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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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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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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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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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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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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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The candidate rich, job poor myth

​According to the ONS, unemployment is currently at 4.8%, and is forecast to continue rising as high as 6% as the Job Retention Scheme (aka furlough) winds down at the end of September. Their repor...

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Finding and Selecting the Best Candidate for Your Business

We understand all too well the high costs associated with making a bad hire. It happens all too frequently, and we work with clients to make sure they get it right first time. If you aren’t worki...

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What Recruiters wish you knew (and some things they wish you didn’t!)

​If you’ve never applied via a recruitment agency before, the process can be a little confusing. Who are you applying to? Do you tailor a cover letter to the recruiter or the business? What is happ...

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A Day in the Life of a Recruiter

Recruiters are up there with car salesmen and estate agents. We’re all liars and would sell our grandma if it boosted our figures. Or at least, that’s what LinkedIn would have you believe. As part ...

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Why did the candidate turn down the job?

In the past, we’ve written a blog post about why a candidate hasn’t gotten a job that they have interviewed for, utilising real feedback from real clients. However, we thought it was time to turn i...

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Hiring a Marketing Gem for Cutting Edge Services

​Phil Turner has a wealth of experience steering business sales and marketing strategy. With a creative flair and exceptional leadership skills, he knows how to unleash the potential of his team to...

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Why False Promises Are a False Economy and the Onboarding Solution

​When the work’s mounting up, it can be tempting to get someone in role and working as quickly as possible. This pressure can lead even the best managers to embellish the truth about the job or org...

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