Engaging with students and graduates can be fun but ….
We know that engaging with young people through gifs, hashtags and Boomerangs via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram is undoubtedly successful, it’s not always retainable. Competing to secure the interest of young jobseekers when other businesses are doing the same and it is made more difficult when there is a new trend almost daily. What we […]
What financial impact will GDPR have on your business?
The deadline for GDPR compliance is looming and although we all understand and appreciate the need to protect personal data the true cost to businesses can be huge from both a time and financial perspective.….. As Talent Acquisition professionals we have a critical role to play given the exposure to personal employee data. There is […]
Personality assessment and big data have evolved into the leading HR tool
A growing number of top companies are using professional personality assessment and “big data” as a tool for the development of individuals and to steer the HR strategy. At the beginning of the 2000’s new platforms were born every month and big data was starting to gain attention. Many of the solutions have been inadequate, […]
Maintaining motivation till Christmas…
With Christmas rapidly approaching, momentum starts to slow down around the office with people’s focus and motivation understandably in decline. Keeping employees motivated is a challenging task at this time of year but it if you can continue to motivate your team in the last week of the year, it can have a marked impact […]
Training your hiring managers to recruit is more than a workshop…
Managers of today often have a tough job and a full plate. They’re responsible for their department planning, organising, leading, and controlling. They’re also responsible for hiring. But managers themselves are often hired and promoted for their technical expertise, not their ability to hire others. For that reason organisations are investing time and money into […]
Do you employ a global workforce? 46% of HR Directors say sourcing the right talent is the key challenge they face…
Despite the uncertainty of Brexit and how it will impact, the world’s biggest companies still view a flexible and globally-mobile workforce as key when it comes to building a successful business. Research reveals that 98 per cent of employers see a globally mobile workforce as important to achieving their objectives. The research was conducted among […]
Is your SME suffering from productivity woes? You are not alone…
86% of SMEs say they are suffering from productivity woes whilst only 14% of UK SMEs claim productivity is not an issue. New research has revealed that small and medium businesses are struggling with efficiencies. As a result, SMEs are looking at business processes and are implementing a wave of changes to help nurture and […]
Candidate Experience & Employer Branding: Are you trusting the right partner with your reputation?
Employer branding is integral to any business strategy and resonates beyond the HR department. Customers would go elsewhere if what they experienced differed negatively to what they expected from a company brand. The same applies to potential employees if they experience dissonance at any part of the process. When engaging with a recruitment partner to […]
Is your business ready to “Go Hybrid”?
The job market is becoming ever more complex. Today the increase in ‘Hybrid’, multi-tasking positions is set to put new pressures on businesses and their talent pools. With employers always looking for new and innovative ways to gain competitive advantage and do more business, the past few years has seen a shift away from conventional […]
HorrexCole: A peek behind the curtains…
At HorrexCole, we know that people care about who they buy from as much as what they are buying. We also know that being transparent about whom you are matters more than ever. People today can move markets and build or destroy reputation. With the ubiquity of the Internet and round-the-clock news and information, people […]
Making the right choice for Senior Hires: Plan to succeed
What are your hiring standards when looking for experienced senior hires? It has been well-documented that the failure rate of Senior Professionals coming in to new companies after just 18 months can be anywhere from 30-40%! The costs of this failure are ENORMOUS! The process which is used to accurately identify the right talent for […]
The HorrexCole story
Michelle Peagam (nee Horrex) and Geraldine Cole possess a mutual vision and a tangible passion for recruitment. This coupled with a wealth and depth of expertise and experience, means it was inevitable that when their paths crossed and their minds met, great things would ignite. Michelle and Geraldine met in 2011. Michelle was a Talent […]