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Building a Candidate List with Best Practice Recruitment Process

Recruiting the right people into your business is crucial for its long-term success

Recruiting the right people into your business is crucial for its long-term success. But sifting through applications, reading CVs, developing short lists and interviewing candidates can be a time consuming and often costly process. The best practice recruitment process is developed as an innovative yet simple solution to the problems of building a good candidate list while minimising the time ... Read More »

On-line business Critical to Survival

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Since deciding to focus on the potential of the on-line business, Skytrex the railway and military models business has continued to expand.The company decided to take advantage of new international sales channels available on-line, while also developing existing channels. Developing new products, maintaining quality and customer service has put pressure on resources. Critical to growth has been the decision to ... Read More »

Safeguarding in Recruitment – Case Study

For many organisations that are dealing with children and vulnerable adults, safeguarding is a key challenge

Safeguarding in recruitment for many organisations that are dealing with children and vulnerable adults, is a key challenge. When recruiting for posts working with vulnerable young people and adults the interviewing and selection process is critical. Having a clear process that adds extra rigour to the selection process by identifying negative behavioural indicators is vital to safeguarding children and vulnerable ... Read More »

Does Price Matter in Competitive Industries?

It is a common notion that price is the main driver of choice in most industries

Does price matter?  It is a common notion that price is the main driver of choice in most industries. However, the GlassTalk  Survey, which focused on the glazing industry, challenged this preconception. The GlassTalk Survey examined the link between price and supplier choice in the Windows and Glazing supply chain. Commonly viewed as a very competitive industry the survey uncovered ... Read More »

The Feedback that Drives Success

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The feedback that drives success from customers is vital to any business, whether it’s a simple, morale-boosting pat on the back, or constructive criticism that can be used to improve the service you deliver. Learn how this has been made easy, effective and high impact. However, accessing the kind of feedback that can really make a difference to a business ... Read More »

Fabricators and Value Added Resellers – Your Customers Choice is all About Customer Service

Your Customers Choice is all About Service

Many industries rely on fabricators and value added resellers to do the ‘dirty work’ of adapting the manufacturer’s standard product to meet the customer’s application and exact requirements.  But your customer’s choice is all about customer service and this is a must to to be able to succeed in this market. Being a fabricator or value added reseller is highly ... Read More »

How Case Studies can Help Promote Your Business

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A well-written, well structured case study is an excellent and cost-effective way to showcase your organisation’s capabilities, and ultimately encourage more customers to buy your products and services. Case studies can be used in a number of ways to promote your business, from gaining free publicity in relevant publications, to adding a fresh look to your company’s home page. But ... Read More »

Effective Appraisals Start with Open Questions

Keeping things simple and engaging

Business managers often question the value of appraisals. It is easy to overlook the benefits and just see the cost in time and disruption from preparing and delivering appraisals. However effective appraisals add lots of value to any business provided the appraisal program is simple, easy to use and creates an opportunity for manager and employee to talk about performance. ... Read More »

Creating Great Ideas – Rapid Business Ideas Generation

Business Ideas Generation

For business ideas generation, team based and cross-functional workshops is one of the most effective ways to think outside the box.   Combined with an effective prioritisation process, including group debate and  ‘poster voting’ as an alignment tool, the ideas can be refined and prioritised. This was the first element of a special Rapid Commercialisation event run by the Business Best ... Read More »

OnePage Revolutionises Recruitment Process

Recruitment-Process

Newspaper adverts, mountains of CVs and half-hearted applicants are a thing of the past at Manchester – based Trolex. The company has embraced BBPN’s new OnePage™ recruitment funnel, a questionnaire-based solution which is transforming the way in which they find new employees. Trolex manufacture sensor and monitoring equipment for hazardous areas and in the past, explains HR manager Lucy Murphy, ... Read More »