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  • Year of the ROOSTER...Or The Year Of YOU

    The Chinese New Year or the Spring Festival which it is also known as; is the longest and most important holiday in China. The 2017 New Year began on January 28th and the festivities last for two weeks (ending tomorrow). Traditionally the end of the Spring Festival is the Lantern Festival...which is celebrated in so many different ways with different meanings (there's even a great event taking pla...

Macildowie Recruitment Expertise

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  • Recruitment...Is it the Ultimate Office Sport?

    I strongly believe that the next best career to one in pro-sport is… Working in recruitment! I would say that I guess having spent almost 20 years plying my trade. The success of Team GB at Rio 2016 was a great reminder of the drive and talent we have in this country, and the success that can be achieved with investment in a ‘people development’ strategy.  We backed up the record medal haul in ...

  • Arnie, flexible planning and motivational drive…

    Recently, a colleague recommended I read Arnold Schwarznegger’s auto-biography “Total Recall”.  This colleague had enthused about how Arnie’s life had evolved and how he learnt from an early age to look for positives and opportunities in every scenario, even when the chips were down.  As a firm believer that mind-set and attitude are key drivers of performance, I eagerly started reading with the h...

  • What has been happening in Macildowie HR this year?

    As 2016 draws to a close I’ve been reflecting on our own year in Macildowie HR. The three R’s of Recruitment, Retention and Resilience were our mantra in 2016.Reward proved to be the most sought after talent in the East Midlands, closely followed by companies continuing to strengthen their talent and engagement strategy to drive recruitment and retention.Looking back it’s safe to say that its been...

  • New Year, New job… is it really the best option for your career?

    T’is the season to be jolly…January is new years resolution time – we all know that and most of us make an attempt to set one or two for ourselves…we take out new gym memberships, cut out alcohol, decide to eat healthily… some of us are better at sticking to the new goal’s than others.  I’m a big believer in goal setting - but this isn’t about me!!My area of expertise is recruitment, careers and c...

  • Top tips for January (to action now!)

    December has been/is a busy month for us here at Macildowie; several business have looked to conduct full recruitment cycles in the shortened month, or to wrap up existing processes to secure talent before they finish for their Christmas break. The same was the case last year which differed from a quiet December in 2014. To me, this indicates a strong shift in the mind-set of hiring managers in or...

  • The War for Talent is over – the candidates have won!

    Today we hosted a meeting of great minds with the members of the Meridian Business Breakfast Club, the chosen topic of “The War for Talent” bought out the passion in many of the delegates due to their recent frustrations around various different recruitment projects that they have undertaken.Some of the main pain points discussed in the pre-presentation Q&A were:Some candidates are accepting a job...

  • A clear strategy: What happens when there is no plan B?

    The speed and complexity of the world as we know it is changing at an ever increasing rate and it has never been more important to create a clear vision and strategy. Taking place on 22nd November, we worked in partnership with the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire CIPD branch, LHH Penna, Gately Plc and Thomson Reuters to discuss these issues and opportunities.John Finch from Thomson Reuters provided...

  • Linkedin has a new desktop design! What are the changes to linkedin?

    Here at Macildowie, we know a thing or two about Linkedin.  Indeed, through our candidate and client focused Linkedin Workshops we have won a number of prestigious industry awards.  It won’t surprise you to know therefore, that we are ahead of the curve when it comes to the changes to Linkedin that are coming to the desktop environment.Many of you will have used the smartphone app and seen it’s si...

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  • Wellbeing Snapshots from our HR, Talent & Resourcing Academy

    Our hot topics were wellbeing and culture at our HR, Talent and Resourcing Academy on 27th September. It was a great opportunity for different businesses to join together and share ideas and suggestions about what makes up an effective wellbeing culture for their organisations. We hosted our HR Academy at PKF Cooper Parry offices in Castle Donnington, offering a creative energy and environment fo...

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  • September Sizzles

    Whilst it is typical for new vacancy numbers to increase in the first few weeks of September as many hiring managers return from their summer holidays, we have been shocked by the explosion of roles released to Macildowie so far in September.   In the first 2 weeks of September, job flow increased by 24% in week 1, then a massive 80% last week.  As I write this at the end of the first day of wee...

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