Oct 7, 2020

Recruiters accelerate

Howard Hughes, ENGAGE’s CEO and Co-Founder looks at How Covid 19 has accelerated digital transformation in the recruitment industry Historical data shows that the period after every recession sees a sharp focus on cost control and results in a contraction of full-time employment relative to an expansion in temporary staffing. We can see this trend …

Sep 30, 2020

Managing the new normal: Covid testing in the workplace?

The impact of COVID 19 on businesses is far-reaching and we will likely only see its true impact in the months and years to come, not to forget the outcomes of a potential second wave. All the more reason not to take our eye off the ball yet says Rachel Davenport, Commercial Director at AlphaBiolabs …

Sep 30, 2020

Zoom fatigue: Is it time meetings changed forever?

Freezing screens. Someone’s weird echo. A dozen eyes staring. Daily meetings, one-on-one meetings, and then, when you’re finally done with your workday, virtual calls with friends and family. Since the devastating Coronavirus reached our shores, we’ve spent a lot of time on video calls. For most more than have ever before – and many are …

Sep 30, 2020

Post Covid could we see offices disappear completely?

The pandemic has been a time of massive change for many companies. Some leaders speculate that it may also be the cause for the largest adjustment in working culture since the creation of the five-day working week. But apart from a newfound corporate focus on the wellbeing of staff, how has the pandemic actually changed …

Jul 9, 2020

Dead Cat Bounce

Our CEO and founder Howard Hughes talks about future trends and development in the contingent workforce segment.   Where do you see the recruitment market going? Covid-19 has caused a significant drop across permanent vacancies, which will persist, and temporary vacancies – which will not.   Historical data shows that the period after every recession sees …