Reward and Recognition! Both are equally important!

Here at Appointments Personnel, the notion of ‘total reward strategy’ is not a new concept. We talk to clients about ‘direct currency’, as in monetary pay, but we also dig deeper into all aspects of work that are valued by employees, including learning and development opportunities and/or an attractive working environment, in addition to the…

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Where Have All the Candidates Gone

Appointments understand how difficult it is at the moment to recruit office staff in the Staffordshire and Cheshire areas, so what can you do to attract top talent to your business? We’ve got the answer for you right here… Where Have All the Office Staff Gone? The importance of office staff is indisputable. They are…

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Why your Business needs a Recruitment Plan for 2022

A 2021 CIPD Resourcing survey reported that just 30% of organisations report that their CEO has had talent management, including talent attraction, as a key priority over the last 12 months. This represents a substantial fall compared with 2020 at 48%, and 2017 at 54%. Clearly, the immediate challenges of the pandemic demanded a different…

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The importance of staff retention

According to a recent 2021 CIPD Resources Planning Survey in conjunction with Omni, the focus on talent management has fallen during the pandemic and fewer organisations have undertaken specific initiatives to improve employee retention in the last 12 months compared with previous years. Even in organisations that reported talent was increasingly difficult to retain, only…

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