Meraki Insights

A range of blogs and market views of interest to candidates and clients alike.

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How to upskill or change careers in a global pandemic

As we emerge from the pandemic, many jobs have been through dramatic changes. Temporary closures, a shift to online services and reduced travel all meant that the COVID-19 pandemic has had an enormous impact on business, with some industries faring far worse than others. In just over a year, everything about the way we work has changed.

13/04/2021 by Andrew Welsh

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A Spotlight on Inspiring Women in the Legal Profession

Laura Thomas Legal and QHSE Director at Jackson Civil Engineering Laura’s career started at the criminal bar; she is now legal and safety director for national engineering business, Jackson Civil Engineering. Joanna Robert at Meraki had the pleasure of interviewing Laura: 1. What do you consider to be your greatest achievement? Undoubtedly having 4 wonderful boys whilst holding down a career (and surviving home schooling in lockdown!)   2.

08/03/2021 by Andrew Welsh

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Where can I find an inclusive employer this International Women’s Day?

International Women's day (IWD) gives us all a chance to reflect on women in the workplace and the achievements that women bring to business. International Women's Day, held annually on 8th March, is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day can be traced back to 1908, when 15,000 women marched through New York City rallying for voting rights, shorter working hours and better pay.

04/03/2021 by Andrew Welsh

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What can employers do to ensure International Women’s Day isn’t just a tick-box exercise?

The annual International Women's Day (IWD) which falls on the 8th March is one of the biggest employer engagement days of the year. It provides a perfect opportunity to get involved promoting women's equality in the workplace.

04/03/2021 by Andrew Welsh

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How to implement an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system in two easy steps

We are all aware there have been winners and losers in the world of business during the Covid-19 crisis.   For those who have been winning, and enjoying accelerated growth, they may have reached a stage where they are looking to implement an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.   From the outside looking in, you would think selecting the ERP would be the tricky part.

19/02/2021 by Greg McDermott