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01 Mar Choosing the Ideal Candidate

In a competitive and candidate-driven job market, it goes without saying that the strongest employees get snapped up first. We recommend being smart about your hiring process, be efficiently and well organized to find someone who’s the best match for a job.  This is one of the reasons we suggest you use the services of a recruitment professional, they will support you all the way, they will be extension to you and your right hand.  They will ensure all bases are...

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14 Nov BE HAPPY

    You spend so much time at work that you owe it to yourself to be as happy as possible while you’re putting in the hours. Some of these small adjustments can help you feel more fulfilled at work. 1 Get moving before work If you know you’re going to be spending most of the day sitting at your desk, aim to fit in some exercise in before work. Not only has getting moving first thing been shown to help boost your energy throughout...

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19 Oct Joanne Joins SLB!!

I am delighted to introduce you to Joanne Petley! As you know our Temporary and Contract division was simply grown from strength to strength this past year and we found ourselves needing to hire a full time designated manager for this area of the business! What this area of the business needed: We needed a highly organized, skilled communicator, someone who is methodical, talented and motivated individual.  Someone with a flexible attitude, who is efficient, is a solid professional and someone who really...

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02 Aug Company Culture: How Does It Impact Our Employees

Company culture is the values and ideals shared by those within the company. All companies have a culture. From the largest multinationals all the way down to the sole traders. To have a company culture is to share a vision, values, beliefs and habits between the people within that company. What Does Company Culture Mean for Employees? The key to a strong company culture is its employees. As much as some companies would like to think that every person within the company...

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24 Jul When A Pay Increase Isn’t Possible

      When A Pay Increase Isn’t Possible Let’s face it: there are times when a pay increase just isn’t an option. Perhaps there’s a salary limit that you feel that particular role has, which can’t move without a performance review of all your staff (or perhaps can’t be moved at all, full stop). Equally, a pay increase might not be feasible depending on how your business is currently performing. In order to boost your chances of not only keeping that employee as happy...

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