Are you struggling to recruit the talent you need?
According to a recent study, nearly 4 million SME’s (67% of the UK total) are struggling to recruit and retain the talent they need to grow their company. Why is this important? Because it has a direct impact on your bottom line! Skills gaps in your workforce can lead to other employees working inefficiently and also to missed opportunities for growth.
Does this resonates with you? If so contact Cornerstone Resources and we can meet your recruitment needs!
Why contact us?
Unlike traditional recruitment agencies, our relationship with you doesn’t have to stop at the point of hire. If you take out one of our HR outsourcing packages, we can work with you to devise an induction plan that sets your new hire up for success. From then on, we can help you to develop your new hire, improving their engagement.
How will we work with you?
In order to find you the best possible hire, we will need to understand you and the role you are recruiting for. We will do this by ensuring we fully understand the role requirements and how it fits into your organisation. We will also explore the culture of your company and what you are looking for in a new employee.
Depending on your needs we can then support you with some or all of the following stages
- Advertising the role
- Attraction and shortlisting of candidates
- Conducting interviews and arranging assessment centres
- Making the offer of employment.
As part of our HR outsourcing packages, we can also set up contracts and help you induct your new employee.
If you are looking for an apprentice, we can help too! For more information please view our Apprenticeships page.
We regularly blog on HR issues. Click on the below images for some of our recent blogs. These address potential pitfalls to watch for when recruiting. If you are ready to chat with us in more detail, call us on 07908 875146 or click the below button!
Is it important to keep candidates informed of their progress? We’ve all been there. You spend hours completing an application, refining your cv, updating your LinkedIn profile, researching the company you are being interviewed by, attending interviews… And then… Nothing. For days, And weeks. How frustrating is it? So it got me thinking, is it
Should we recruit for character over competence? We are constantly bombarded with articles that dramatically tell us there is a skills shortage in the UK but if we are honest, has that made us change the way that we recruit for new talent? The standard cv based recruitment model is very much designed to hunt
Are you a contractor? Update. In November 2018, the Chancellor confirmed that IR35 would be extended to the Private Sector from April 2020. If you are a contractor, please read on for more information! What is IR35? IR35 was introduced to the Public Sector in April 2017 and was designed to prevent people who should
So here we are at the business end of the recruitment activity. By now you have identified your need to recruit and you have defined what skills and experience you require in your new hire. From that strong start, you’ve advertised your role and you have received candidates who are hungry to join your team.
Last week we looked at the first two stages of the end-to-end recruitment process, specifically focusing on being clear on what your organisation needs and developing a good job description and person specification. This week, we’re looking at the next two stages – how you attract candidates and candidate selection. 1.Where will you find your