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 […]
How can innovating Executive Search have a demonstrable impact on business outcomes?
Recent reports highlighted the one in five C-Suite Executives fail to see tangible correlations between the HR function and business outcomes (Lewis, 2015). Taking an innovative approach towards Executive Search could turn this finding on its head! HR is facing a huge challenge to deliver an impact on the business on a larger scale through […]
Are You Ready to Take on The Change Challenge in Turbulent Times?
It is turbulent times for businesses worldwide. A time where turbulence scrambles the pieces on the game board and entrepreneurs get a chance to gain market share and profits. And since there are always more competitors than market leaders, there’s a huge demand for change. Successful companies do not like change and people with great […]
Executive Search: The importance of Candidate Care & its Impact on Profitability
World-class talent seeks its own level. So when looking for the leaders of tomorrow, everyone involved in the process must be an ambassador for the hiring company and a leader in their own right. Today’s market sees an unprecedented demand for intellectual capital and candidate care must sit firmly on the agenda of the strategic […]
CERN Case Study: Head2Head
James is a huge believer in the power of an in-house recruitment team and over the past five years has built a team of multi-lingual, multi-domain in-house recruitment expertise at CERN equipped to recruit across its 22 Member and Associate Member States the various competencies required for the operation and maintenance of the Large Hadron […]
The impact Technology and a Highly Engaged Culture Have on Executive Search
The past decade has seen enormous shifts in the way in which organisations can communicate. This in turn affects how they are perceived in the public domain. Social Media and the Internet have revolutionised the ability for organisations to become transparent. Every organisational change, corporate decision and internal issues, once privately discussed, are inevitably almost […]
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 […]