The pandemic has turned all our lives upside-down. But there’s an upside to being upside-down: it gives you a new perspective. Surprising as it sounds, many people are planning a drastic career change right now – and now is a good time to act.
From the beginning of lockdown, the number of people on furlough and the ones who have been made redundant has increased massively. Therefore, temporary workers have been vital to keeping companies operational and we may see a significant increase in this flexible solution.
Some significant and positive steps have been taken by Mark Darby, MD here at Cooper Lomaz, as we begin to push forward following the Coronavirus lockdown.
The good news is that a high number of manufacturing businesses have remained open throughout the pandemic and are finding new and creative ways of working and realising the ‘new’ norm is actually increasing their production levels and employee engagement.
Telephone interviews are often used as the first stage of the recruitment process, as they appear to speed up the hiring process. They are quick and easy to arrange, and any completely unsuitable candidates can be filtered out at this stage....