24.05.2023Why Employee Value Proposition is Vital When You're Hiring Manufacturing Talent
It’s hugely important to attract impressive employees in the world of manufacturing, and Employee Value Proposition (EVP) can have a significant impact on your chances of securing top talent.
17.05.2023Here's How Manufacturers Can Improve Employee Onboarding
There is no denying the importance of employee onboarding, but there are bound to be ways that you can improve things. Onboarding is vital in manufacturing, as it ensures that employees understand complex tasks, operations, procedures and how to do things efficiently.
05.05.2023Top 9 Things Job Seekers Want in Their Next Career Move
As an employer, it's important to understand what job seekers are looking for in their next career move. We have been asking candidates for the last 18 months why they are looking to move positions and what is most important to them for their next role....
05.04.2023Manufacturing Salary Survey 2023
05.04.2023How to Reduce Waste in Lean Manufacturing
Every operation within your business will either add value or produce waste. Lean manufacturing is all about eliminating those activities that don’t add value, cutting down on the waste that comes with processes that lower your efficiency....
27.03.2023Bad Hires Beware: The Costly Consequences of Choosing the Wrong Candidate and How to Avoid Them!
The cost of a bad hire in the UK can be staggering, with implications ranging from lost productivity to reputational damage. According to research by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC), a bad hire at mid-manager level can cost a business upwards of £132,000....
17.03.20235 Ways to Engage Top Talent in a Candidate's Market
A lot has changed in the UK recruitment market in recent years, and the market is now candidate-driven. Candidates have the freedom and luxury to be selective about the type of jobs they apply for, which can make it difficult for businesses to attract the right kind of people....
07.03.2023The Advantages of Lean Manufacturing for Sustainable Processes
Lean manufacturing is driving sustainability initiatives through a variety of approaches and practices that aim to reduce waste, increase efficiency, and optimise their workforce skills.
22.02.2023Building an Effective Employee Benefits Package: Attract and Retain Top Talent
Creating an attractive benefits package is essential for attracting and retaining top talent within any organisation, especially in today's candidate-led market.
03.10.2022Supply Chain - The Evolution of Employee Retention
17.12.20201 month in, 1 month out – my Recruitment Apprenticeship journey
Grace tells us why taking the apprenticeship route is a good one, and why Optima was a great place to start!
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