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Think about a career in recruitment during Professions Week

Think about a career in recruitment during Professions Week

Here at Pure we’re looking ahead to Professions Week and highlighting a profession very close to our hearts: recruitment! Professions Week takes place from 9th November, and is designed to increase awareness among young people about different professional careers and the routes into them.

Earning employee respect: the first key to engagement

Earning employee respect: the first key to engagement

Recently we conducted a survey to explore differences in how employees and executives view issues around employee engagement. We learned a lot and we shared our findings in a white paper. We observed that the strongest predictor of employee engagement turns out to be a tie between the level of employee respect for executive leadership, pride in working for the company, a positive feeling about the company culture, and a sense that your work matters.

‘Never miss the chance to make a worthwhile comment’

‘Never miss the chance to make a worthwhile comment’

We were delighted to host our inaugural Women in Leadership Alumni event last week bringing together our recent graduates and current alumni to network and hear from three inspiring leaders from key industries. Joining the speaker panel were Carole Edmond former CEO from Bright Horizons,; Harry Berry, non-Executive Director BT and Bridget McIntyre, founder and owner of Dream on, a community interest group helping women achieve their best.

Work-life balance tips for employers and employees

Work-life balance tips for employers and employees

This week (21st September to 25th September) is National Work Life Week, which aims to highlight the benefits of a work-life balance to ensure employees remain engaged, motivated and productive at work.

Take a fresh look at the way you interview potential employees

Take a fresh look at the way you interview potential employees

Interviews will always be a two-way street, at the same time an employer is interviewing a candidate, the candidate is also assessing whether they would like to work for the organisation in the first place. Therefore it’s important to get the balance right between putting interviewees at ease and still finding ways to challenge them.

Deloitte Future FD Programme

Deloitte Future FD Programme

Date: Thursday 4 June 2015. A career development network for senior finance professionals. This future FD programmes is a career development forum for capable, ambitious finance managers seeking to develop and execute a strategy for excelling in their profession.