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Unfailing consumer experience is now the Holy Grail, but consumer journeys are becoming more fragmented than ever - can brands really afford to stop at a direct-to-consumer proposition? To build a stronger relationship with consumers through an ongoing dialogue, brands need to immerse themselves within consumers’ lives. This requires a lot more than finding a distribution centre and adding a shopping cart to the top right of our screens. Whilst technological advances are the life-blood of new, innovative brands, how can large and established businesses embrace and afford change quickly enough to retain their hard earned consumers?

Categories: Consumer & FMCG Recruitment

The strong demand for talent continues....

The strong demand for talent continues....

Author: Simon Walton Date: 23 Nov 2018 Type: Insight

Despite some of the current macro issues surrounding Brexit and the associated political uncertainty, the strong demand for talent continues.

Categories: Consumer & FMCG Recruitment

The ‘War for Talent’ in 2018

The ‘War for Talent’ in 2018

Author: George Beaumont Date: 18 Oct 2018 Type: Insight

The ‘War for Talent’ was a concept coined by McKinsey in response to the main challenge faced by big business in the drive to recruit the best and the brightest. 21 years on George Beaumont discusses the concept in the context of 2018.

Categories: Consumer & FMCG Recruitment

A ‘supply shock’ of far fewer EU nationals coming into the UK is feeding into an already tightening labour market, increasing recruitment pressures for employers across the UK. The growth in talent supply is failing to keep pace...

Categories: Consumer & FMCG Recruitment

In today’s digital economy, the pressure for interconnectivity to allow for collaboration, trade and the smooth transition of goods and services is huge.

Categories: Consumer & FMCG Recruitment, Procurement & Supply Chain Recruitment, Retail Recruitment

The importance of defining company culture

The importance of defining company culture

Author: Katie Hart Date: 05 Mar 2018 Type: Insight

Company ‘fit’ is an increasingly significant part of today’s hiring process, from both the client and the candidate perspective.

Categories: Consumer & FMCG Recruitment, Retail Recruitment

Business confidence across the UK has risen to the highest level since the EU Referendum

Categories: Consumer & FMCG Recruitment

In difficult times the role of a Technical Director becomes even more important.

Categories: Consumer & FMCG Recruitment

UK food & drink sector set for further growth

UK food & drink sector set for further growth

Author: Simon Walton Date: 03 Oct 2017 Type: Insight

The UK’s booming food and drink industry is set for strong future growth due to global demand for UK manufactured produce, a recent sector report from Santander and EEF suggests. Food and drink exports have gone from strength to...

Categories: Consumer & FMCG Recruitment

Why Employee Engagement Really Matters

Why Employee Engagement Really Matters

Author: Katie Hart Date: 08 Sep 2017 Type: Insight

Generations X, Y and Z will be working much later into their lives than previous generations and it is therefore becoming increasingly common that candidates are looking for more than ‘just a job’.

Categories: Consumer & FMCG Recruitment, Hospitality & Leisure Recruitment, Retail Recruitment

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