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How to Retain Your Top Talent

19 Apr 2017

The average UK digital creative agency loses 17% of its employees each year. That means an agency employing 20 people needs to recruit three new members of staff each year just to maintain headcount. That comes from the Wow Agency Survey 2017, sponsored by Adam. Of course, hiring a new team member takes time and […]

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How to keep agency teams productive, challenged & above all, inspired

19 Sep 2017

When you need to keep your clients continuously happy and your team constantly creative, burnout needs to be avoided at all costs. Fatigued staff have nothing left to give, resulting in a drop in work quality, unexpected resignations and high turnover. Which means additional time and effort to fill posts and keep on top of […]

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How to Drive a Positive Culture in Your Agency

18 Aug 2017

Culture is all about HOW you do things in your agency.  It can touch every aspect of your business, from operations and customer care to managerial style.  When something goes wrong, it can be difficult to spot the signs and know how to change.  Here are some common cultural challenges with tips on how to […]

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Interested in a career in Recruitment?

5 Jul 2017

Interested in a career as a recruitment consultant? On the 17th July we are opening our doors to you to meet our Head of Talent, discuss what the the job involves and chat to consultants about the benefits of working for Adam. You’ll learn how to produce the perfect job advert and carry out the […]

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How to Embed New Staff Within Company Culture

23 Jun 2017

Did you know that a recent Korn Ferry survey found as many as 25% of new hires leave their new job within the first six months? With the cost of new employee turnover ranging from 100 to 300% of the leaver’s salary, effectively embedding new hires is critical for your business. As this article explains, […]

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Our Roadmap For Agency Talent Attraction

19 May 2017

Attracting the best talent to grow your business is vital to your agency’s growth ambitions. We’ve developed an extensive process which ensures we understand your vision, culture and objectives to help us identify the right candidates to help take your business forward. Download the road map here: Our Road Map for Agency Talent Attraction

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A Step By Step Guide To Briefing An Agency

17 May 2017

There’s a new project on the horizon and you need an agency to fulfil it. Whatever the remit, with great ambition comes great responsibility. Get the briefing process wrong and you’ll end up wasting time and money. Nail the brief, and you’ll get better agencies to pitch, with superior work that drives results, produced to […]

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10 Pros and Cons of Freelance Talent for Agencies

19 Apr 2017

A core team of employees is important for business stability. But work doesn’t always come in as expected and peaks and troughs can mean your headcount requirements change. This is borne out by the findings of the Wow Agency Survey, sponsored by Adam, which found 31% of agencies plan to increase their use of contractors […]

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Aligning Recruitment to Your Agency Growth Plans

10 Apr 2017

Almost a third of agencies have plans to grow their financial turnover by more than 26% this year. And two-thirds plan to increase their headcount by the same amount. These stats come from the 2017 Wow Agency Survey, sponsored by Adam. But does aiming for a 26% increase in turnover mean you need to raise […]

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