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08/06/2021

Solving the Talent Attraction Shortage

By Drake International

The tables have turned! Organisations must now convince employees to choose them. Recent research reveals the average lifecycle of a job is now between 12 months to 3 years, and with talent being much more accessible for your competition, employees have increased bargaining power as the job market has become increasingly more competitive.

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31/05/2021

Seven steps to creating a winning team culture

By Gregg Gregory

A winning team culture includes great teamwork, strong collaboration, amazingly talented employees, sound leadership, effective planning, and consistent decision making.

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24/05/2021

The Need to Build Trust and Improve Communication

By Marie-Claire Ross

In the hybrid work environment that we now find ourselves in soft skills have become more important than ever. A recent survey conducted by recruitment specialist Drake International found that organisations that have been working remotely now consider communication (84.5%), work ethic (47.6%), followed by adaptability (38.8%) to be the most critical to productivity. 

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19/04/2021

7 Steps to Boost your Resiliency to Deal with Job Uncertainty

By Drake Editorial

Uncertainty is all around us. This uncertainty activates a stress response that can affect you in many different ways, including anxiety and depression. Two huge stressors are not knowing if you will lose your job or losing your job and not being able to find another one quickly. 

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29/03/2021

“Our Job is Not Our Life”  - The voice of a millennial 

By Drake Editorial

There are almost seventeen million millennials (Generation Y) in the UK. They will shortly become the largest demographic group in the country according to Statista, a European statistics portal. And this year, (2020)millennials (1981-1996) are forecast to make up 35 per cent of the global workforce. With these statisticshiring managers and companies must sit up and take notice.  

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29/03/2021

The Millennial Workplace – How to Manage the Generational Shift

By Drake Editorial

We’ve all heard the negative stereotypes about Millennials – they are lazy and don’t want to work hard, just to name two. With this cohort of the population making up nearly 50% of the workforce in 2020, it is more important than ever to debunk these stereotypes, and ensure that companies are effectively attracting, and retaining this talent pool to build a sustainable business for the future. 

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