Meraki Insights

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

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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

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What is your biggest weakness?

In the history of interviews, this is probably one of the questions that candidates dread - and employers enjoy the most! A job interview is all about presenting your best self - which is why answering “What is your biggest weakness?” instils a little fear among our candidates. It brings back memories of trick GCSE questions. If you’re too honest, you might alarm the hiring manager.

05/02/2021 by Andrew Welsh

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5 tips for virtually onboarding your new hire

Onboarding has historically been a process where a new starter is given the knowledge and skills to become effective within their new role. Last year, companies and recruitment businesses moved the hiring process online, where virtual interviewing and assessment became the norm. With physical handshakes long gone, successful online onboarding is vital for new starters who are unlikely to meet colleagues for the foreseeable future, or indeed enter a physical workspace.

05/02/2021 by Andrew Welsh

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Five tips for a great virtual interview

With lockdowns continuing across the UK, and the current government advice of working from home if you are able to do so, means that if you have an interview coming up, it is likely to be a virtual one. Whether you embrace the selfie, or would rather shy away from the camera, there are a number of benefits of virtual interviews.

11/01/2021 by Andrew Welsh