As we all return from the festive season I thought I’d share six key and interesting trends from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC), which Wellingtone Project Management have been corporate members for a number of years. Read the rest of this entry »
With the current economic pressures on businesses and organisations in the UK and the global workplace, the use of competencies by businesses and organisations is becoming increasingly widespread. One of the most common applications of competencies is in the recruitment and selection process. Read the rest of this entry »
Recently, the title of Project Manager has been severely abused to say the least, with programs such as ‘The Apprentice’ seriously misrepresenting just what a true PM does, portraying them as little more than performing circus clowns, incompetent task managers, bullies and chancers. Read the rest of this entry »
With the HRM (Human Resource Management) guide, currently reporting UK unemployment at 8.3% (possibly higher depending on who you choose to believe), it is a buyer’s market for employers that are hiring and employers are only looking to higher those who are currently working. There is a perception that if you are still employed in today’s economic climate, you are a “strong performer” or on the “A team” or have significant value. Employers would rather fill openings with candidates who are working elsewhere.
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I am pleased to be able to say that although here at Wellingtone, the last month has shown a marked slow down in the number of new opportunities in certain sectors, overall it is encouraging to see that recruitment volumes are holding up well and our market has remained relatively stable in Oct / Nov. Read the rest of this entry »