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Q&A Video Series: Company Culture with Anna Masheter

by Keeley Edge

/ Company Culture, Training & Development

Our Q&A interview topic this month is on Company Culture. Our guest is Anna Masheter from Beyond Learning.

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4 questions for SME's to ensure you have the right skills in your team to plan for success

by Keeley Edge

/ Employers, Recruitment, Training & Development

In small to medium businesses, as in any business, your people are your greatest asset. And as April marks, for many, the start of a new tax year, there’s no better time to reflect on your recruitment and training needs in order to ensure your company has the staff and skills required to achieve your goals for 2023/24.

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Q&A Video Series: Training & Development with Anna Masheter from Beyond Learning

by Keeley Edge

/ Company Culture, Employers, Policies & Procedures, Training & Development

In this Q&A video we spoke to Anna Masheter, People Development expert from Beyond Learning, and asked her some questions about Training and Development.

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Training and development for SMEs – why it’s worth the investment

by Keeley Edge

/ Training & Development

To some small businesses, training and development (T&D) may seem like a time-consuming, box-ticking exercise or an unnecessary expense in difficult times. But getting your T&D plan right can bring big benefits to recruitment, retention and productivity, all of which are critical when in recession or in a candidate-led market. A strong T&D policy could help your company grow, adapt and endure.

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Q&A Video Series: Employee Retention with Sarah Birkenshaw from Quest Consulting

by Keeley Edge

/ Company Culture, Employers, Policies & Procedures, Training & Development

In the first of our Q&A Video series, we spoke to expert HR Consultant, Sarah Birkenshaw of Quest Consulting, and asked her some questions about Employee Retention.

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Management Essentials - a 3 day course for managers and aspiring managers

by Keeley Edge

/ Company News, Employers, Training & Development

Welcome to Management Essentials - a 3-day programme aimed at managers and aspiring managers that will equip you with knowledge, learning and experiences to help you become an even better manager.

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Why graduates are good for SMEs and SMEs are good for graduates

by Keeley Edge

/ Employers, Recruitment, Training & Development

Have you been put off hiring a graduate in the past? Was it their lack of experience? The absence of a graduate training scheme at your company? It turns out, graduates aren’t only a good fit for big corporations. SMEs can benefit a great deal from hiring graduates and a great many of them are looking for a role in an SME. Here’s why.

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How succession planning can future-proof your company

by Keeley Edge

/ Employers, Recruitment, Training & Development

Succession planning is not only a strategy for replacing executive and leadership roles when employees are promoted, leave or retire. It is about nurturing talent, boosting skillsets, and providing your staff with a clear career path that will encourage retention and company growth.

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Identifying and Communicating Your Unique Selling Proposition

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates, Recruitment, Training & Development

How you come across before and during a job interview depends largely on the way you present your unique selling proposition. Job descriptions are rapidly evolving, and employers are actively looking for distinguishable value propositions from job seekers that demonstrate impressive combinations of technical expertise and cross-functional skills.

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How to Build Confidence and Establish Yourself in Your New Role

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates, Training & Development, Workplace Wellbeing

Embarking on a new role can be nerve-wracking and as you begin to find your feet in an unfamiliar workplace, you’re likely to experience a string of complex emotions. Acknowledging your nerves is the first step in overcoming new job anxiety and building the self-confidence required to master your new role.

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