Running a business isn’t easy, is it? Especially when times are tough. But the most challenging of times can actually be a prime opportunity to nab the very best talent on the market. Whenever the economy takes a nosedive, candidates (many of whom wouldn’t normally be available) flood the market – leaving savvy managers free to swoop in.
But there are some golden rules to hiring in hard times.
See, it’s not all bad. Recruiting in tough times can be downright savvy. But our support doesn’t end there – oh no! We’ve created a whole heap of guides for your perusal.
COVID-19 has undoubtedly affected the recruitment industry. Whether you’re an agency or work in an internal capacity, you will have felt an impact from the dreaded “C” word.
An analysis spanning multiple UK industries found that over 90% of workers in the UK experience workplace
stress, with workload, job insecurity and conflict with colleagues and managers among the most common
causes. Stress or demotivation at work can aggravate employees' pre-existing physical and mental health
conditions and affect their lives outside of work too.