Hi, I’m Lucy, I have a seventeen month old little girl, called Abigail and I work as a Senior HR Recruitment Consultant at Ashley Kate HR- covering the junior to mid level appointments in the West Midlands. Upon returning…Read more
How to Increase Employee Engagement in 5 Easy Steps Whilst HR colleagues have always understood the value of employee engagement, over the past few years senior managers and business owners have also started to wake up to the importance of…Read more
If organisations are to convert the Training Levy from a perceived tax burden to a canny investment in their productivity and people development they need to become clever buyers and actively participating customers. Whilst the cost to any organisation of…Read more
Year of Brand Refreshing This year we've seen many brand updates, mainly in the form of big brands adopting illustration into their branding standards. It helps to give the company more personal edge and easier to relate to. Rather…Read more
We are delighted to introduce you to the Ashley Kate HR Spring Newsletter. It has been a busy start to the year with the publication of our annual HR Salary and Benefits Guide and moving our finance division into the…Read more
My Grannie celebrated her 100th birthday earlier this year and it got me thinking about how in general our population is ageing. She retired at 55 which for me would only be 8 years from now however I’ve just…Read more
In a recent survey carried out by the British Chambers of Commerce 48% of businesses reported a skills or labour shortage over the last 12 months! These businesses were asked how they were going to address these skills shortages and…Read more
I joined Ashley Kate HR two years ago as an Apprentice Administrator – today, I am a fully-fledged HR Recruitment Consultant – what a difference two years can bring! The last two years have been full of change, I have honed…Read more
The Power of Continuing Professional Development. We, HR professionals, are generally skilled at giving constructive feedback, coaching, mentoring and helping people to reach their full potential. However, we are often so busy dealing with our professional remit and advising others…Read more
In 2008 the Construction industry was heavily affected by the recession, which resulted in over 140,000 people losing their jobs. Many people have not return to the Construction market, therefore leaving a shortage of skilled tradesman and Construction Managers.…Read more
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