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The new power generation… 2017 v 2022

​The new power generation… 5 years on!Cast your minds back to 2017, Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States, Prince Harry announced his engagement to Meghan Markle a...

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The Path to 2030: How the UK is Attempting to Avoid an Electric Vehicle Skills Deficit

​For the UK to successfully transition to an electrified and Net Zero future, all elements of industry and education must work together. To tackle the goal of net carbon zero, new technology and a ...

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Candidate shortage – how can employers in engineering attract top talent in this market?

We've been talking about the global skills shortage in engineering for years. There are simply not enough engineers to meet the demands of industry to work on local, national, and international en...

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How can we attract top talent into the Field Service Engineering recruitment market?

The skills shortage in the UK continues to bite, with the KPMG and Recruitment & Employment Confederation UK Report on Jobs survey highlighting softer rises in hiring activity as candidate sho...

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The pitfalls of the counter offer

​When a valued employee hands in their notice, it is often tempting for an employer to counter offer to keep them with the business - but is it really the right thing to do?  Grant Nisbet, Lead Con...

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The Most Pervasive Fears About Contracting and How to Overcome Them

​When it comes to the Defence Industry, the rate at which firms hire contractors is increasing, it's an excellent time to enter the contracting jobs community, but there are understandable reservat...

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​How to Present Yourself as a Candidate for a Position in the Defence Sector

​How to Present Yourself as a Candidate for a Position in the Defence Sector Considering a career in the defence sector? If you are not already, you certainly should be! The UK defence sector is o...

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5 Myths and Facts around Working in Aviation

​5 Myths and Facts around Working in Aviation The job market is expected to grow even more competitive as a result of Covid-19's disastrous influence on the entire world and the majority of its ...

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Creating the perfect maintenance plan for your business

​​​There are many benefits of planned maintenance as discussed in our recent blog 5 reasons why it pays to keep your manufacturing equipment maintained but what is the perfect maintenance plan to a...

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Women in engineering: 5 stats you need to know

F​or International Women’s Day 2022, we’ve taken a deep-dive into the subject of women in engineering. We wanted to try to understand how many female engineers there currently are and how this numb...

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​Please don't go. 5 retention strategies to help you hang on to your top talent

If 2021 was the year of the “Great Reshuffle”, 2022 is shaping up to be the same. Losing great people from your business is difficult at the best of times but in a market where finding, attracti...

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The Top 10 benefits of contracting

​Contract work is often misunderstood and deemed as riskier than a permanent role. However, there are many benefits of contracting and registering with a recruitment agency for contract work, we ta...

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Benefits of Hiring a Contractor

​Struggling to find the right permanent employee? Have you considered hiring a contractor instead?Many businesses want and need the stability that a permanent workforce offers, however it can be co...

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Blue Monday - Fact or Myth?

​It’s cold and dark outside, Christmas is over, COVID is definitely not over and New Year’s resolutions may already have been broken. Anything sound familiar? Welcome to Blue Monday, the third Mond...

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Happy Christmas from Jonathan Lee
Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

​In many ways 2021 has been a remarkable year.In the UK we have managed to rekindle our economy and get most of our businesses operating efficiently and profitably once again. Despite chronic suppl...

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Every child deserves a happy Christmas

Every child deserves a happy Christmas, however for many families this time of year can be particularly hard, even more so due to the climate of the last two years.In fact figures show that 104,265...