As a diverse employer Staffing Match want to ensure we support our teams, candidates and temporary workforce with as much information as possible . We want to ensure we continue to work with our international staff and are providing the information below, so that you can continue to live and work within the UK. Guidelines […]
Our annual Awards Conference was held on Saturday 18th January 2020, to celebrate our teams and individual successes throughout 2019 and wow what a night it was! Rio Carnival arrived at the Double Tree Hilton Hotel in Thame. Samba dancers and drummers took everyone into a Rio themed hall, filed with the fun and feathers […]
Staffing Match are proud to announce that we have not only entered the Recruiters FAST 50 league table for the first time, but we have actually ranked number 4 in the 2020 league table. This means that Staffing Match has been listed as one of the fastest growing, privately-owned recruitment companies in the UK. This […]
Its our third year in a row, in which the whole of Staffing Match get together and host a Packing Party for Operation Christmas Child. Our Operation Christmas Child Committee, Tyra Ali (HR Manager), Jo Fox (Head of Support Services) and Daniella Groom (Project Director) get together each year, and buy as many goodies as […]
True Profitability and Productivity Come From Striving for a Bigger Social Goal
In 2012, Hancock Lumber CEO Kevin Hancock was diagnosed with spasmodic dysphonia, a rare neurological speaking disorder that made communicating difficult. While Hancock initially considered the partial loss of his voice a hindrance, he eventually learned to see it as a possible gift, an invitation to lead differently and strengthen the voices of others. Hancock traveled ...
Managing Workplace Relationships in the #MeToo Era
In the midst of the #MeToo era, many employers find themselves fretting about all of the what-ifs of workplace romance. For some of these employers, the knee-jerk response has been to adopt rigid policies that simply prohibit all workplace relationships. Given the realities of workplace romance, is that really the best response? How Prevalent Are Workplace Relationships? Statistically speaking, workplaces are hotbeds of romance. According to the
How to Ditch the 'Fake It Till You Make It' Mindset
Article by Kash Mathur Despite your best efforts, your professional career will never be entirely easy. You'll encounter a bevy of new situations and confront countless complex problems you've never tackled before. No matter how much you've prepared, no matter how much you've studied or experienced, you'll inevitably face circumstances that no amount of front-end work could have equipped you to handle. I've felt that sense of being ...
What Are You Doing to Keep Culture-Fit Interviews Ethical?
We've all heard that hiring candidates who thrive in your culture can lead to healthier organizations and more sustainable business success. It can also save you a lot of headaches: You can always train an employee to close their skills gaps, but it's much harder to get a new hire to adopt and internalize your values if they don't already share a similar outlook on business. It's ...
The Author of 'StrengthsFinder 2.0' Says Understanding Your Strengths Is Really Just the Start
You probably know Tom Rath as one of the key figures behind eternal best-seller StrengthsFinder 2.0 — so it might surprise you to learn that his latest work is about moving beyond your strengths. Not that understanding your strengths isn't important — it's just not the full story of who you are at work and in life. Moreover, a purely strengths-based approach to
What We've Learned From Putting More Women in Leadership
What characterizes a good hire? The answer is as unique as the position you're trying to fill. A few years ago, ElectrifAi was a very different organization. In fact, we even had a different name. Our team was structured like those of many modern tech companies. We hired based on whoever was the most qualified candidate for the job. At least, that's what it seemed like on the surface. If you dug a little deeper — like we did for ourselves — you ...
Transferable Skills: What They Are, How to Market Them, and Why Recruiters Should Care
You've spent a considerable amount of time in the same industry, and now you'd like to make a change. You want to move into another field — but you're not sure if any employer in this new industry would see you as qualified and relevant. It's a genuine concern, but the good news is a career change can be made. The key is identifying and marketing your transferable skills. A Note for Recruiters: Transferable Skills Are More Valuable Than You Might ...
This Is Why You Can't Hold On to Your Top Tech Talent
Many think hiring the right employee is the hardest part of tech recruiting. In reality, that's only the first hurdle. If you want your new tech employee to stick around for the long haul, you'll also need to provide plenty of support, motivation, and development. Retention is a challenge for companies in all industries, but when it comes to tech talent, keeping turnover down can be uniquely difficult. Tech has
The Upside of Ethics: An Ethical Workplace Is a Creative One
Discussions about ethics at work tend to focus on the negative. Notoriously unscrupulous companies like Enron and Theranos often come up. Researchers survey rates of bribery, sexual harassment, theft, and other misconduct. Rarely do we discuss how ethics can inspire beautiful, transformative behavior. I'd like to change that. Creating an "ethical workplace" isn't just about minimizing ...
Revolutionizing the Industry: 3 New HR and Workplace Practices to Watch
Client-facing innovation is an important focus for companies of all types, but comparatively little time and energy are directed toward approaching internal activities with the same eye for improvement. However, in this robust job market, it's more important than ever to take a hard look at your company's internal HR and workplace practices. Any organization that falls behind will find it harder and harder to attract and maintain top-notch employees. If your workplace isn't on the cutting edge of the latest ...