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No degree? No problem

 11th December 2019      Hannah Hashtroudi

A university education is no longer reserved for the elite, but also not a guarantee of a well-paid job at the end of it either. There’s also a debate about whether… Read more »

Bond Williams’ Southampton branch continues to expand

Bond Williams Professional Recruitment has welcomed another consultant to its Southampton team. Samantha Bennett joins Business Manager, Lisa Orchard, at the Ocean Village Innovation Centre, bringing with her a further… Read more »

 29th November 2019      Private: Bond Williams

Bond Williams Staff Spotlight – Hannah Hashtroudi

Ever wondered about the people behind the photos? Here, we chat to Hannah Hashtroudi (formerly Darby), Principal Recruitment Consultant, to find out more about her. Give a potted history of… Read more »

 3rd December 2019      Private: Bond Williams

Accountability in the workplace – a lost cause or a real opportunity?

There’s a broken thermostat in your boardroom; you’ve come across a new and cheaper option for video conferencing; a small accident hasn’t been logged in the accident book because it’s… Read more »

 9th December 2019      Private: Bond Williams

Slouchy jeans or slick suit: does your dress code compromise productivity?

Sir Richard Branson hates ties. Steve Jobs favoured black roll neck sweaters. Lord Alan Sugar wouldn’t be seen in anything but a suit. Even the most successful business people have… Read more »

 26th November 2019      Lisa Orchard

Don’t delay the recruitment process

No employer wants to make a recruitment mistake as there are well-documented costs attached to hiring the wrong person but taking an agonisingly long time to advertise, interview and make… Read more »

 21st November 2019      Lisa Orchard

8 ways to manage meetings

Meetings are one of productivity’s biggest killers, zapping time and taking people away from core tasks. Preparing for meetings, having meetings about meetings, attending the ‘big’ meeting and debriefing about… Read more »

 13th November 2019      Ben Markwell

Social media risks for employees and employers

A whopping 67% of the UK population use social media for an average of just under two hours per day, and despite its increasing ‘official’ use for work purposes, there… Read more »

 11th November 2019      Private: Bond Williams

The science behind stress

There is no question that mental health in the workplace is one of the most spoken about subjects in the in the media right now and hundreds, if not thousands,… Read more »

 6th November 2019      Private: Bond Williams

The trouble with change in the workplace

Dealing with resistance to change in the workplace can be costly and time-consuming. We all feel and react very differently when faced with change and without addressing this resistance, results… Read more »

 4th November 2019      Private: Bond Williams

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