Humres Recruitment Blog

5 Simple Strategies That Stop Employee Disengagement

A strengthening economy is good for business, but it does give rise to certain challenges. As the job market improves and competition for strong candidates increases, companies are more likely to struggle with employee retention. To offset this risk, managers and executives should give careful …

Brexit and Construction: It’s Still Business As Usual

Those of us who work in or alongside the construction industry have been recently inundated with negative projections and doom-filled news stories about the possible impact of Brexit on our industry.  But what has really changed in construction recently, and how much of it can …

The 5 (Easy) Ways To Generate New Sales Leads

In a fiercely competitive market, it can sometimes feel that you’re just following other salespeople around in the same old tired circle. Sometimes you’ll pick up a competitor’s client, and sometimes you’ll lose one, but it feels harder and harder to find altogether fresh leads. …

How Successful Managers Stay Calm Under Pressure

The challenge of running a big project and managing multiple people and tasks simultaneously can be exhausting and deeply stressful for many of us in the workplace But it doesn’t have to be. Some people naturally thrive under pressure, while others learn to apply powerful …

6 Ways To Tell Your Star Manager Is About To Leave

Your high-performing manager drops the bombshell that they’ve found another role and are moving on next month. And yet you had no idea whatsoever that they were unsatisfied in the role and looking elsewhere. What were the signs, and how did you miss them? Often, …

The Five Mistakes I See On CVs

Because skilled candidates are in demand in the current market, some candidates are falling into the trap of becoming complacent and submitting CVs with silly errors on them. Yet recruiters and hiring managers will draw conclusions about your work ethic and attention to detail from …