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permanent recruitmentIs now a good time to hit REFRESH?

15 September 20

With a lot of talk around the “new normal” and with 2021 on the horizon, is now a good time to assess, evaluate and potentially refresh business processes and operations? Read more

self praise and appreciationWhen did you last blow your own trumpet?

25 August 20

As human beings we are quite good at being self-critical, I think this has been highlighted over the last few months; even more so if you have been working from home! Read more

recruiting during lockdownRecruiting? 3 essential tips!

23 July 20

The job market is slowly starting pick back up. It is however quite different. Having spoken with several businesses and many prospect candidates I've identified a few new trends. These 3 simple tips might help.... Read more

annual leave during lockdown and furloughIt’s holiday season, I think!!

23 July 20

With most schools now broken up for the summer, we would normally be talking about upcoming holidays and frequently checking the temperature of our chosen destinations! This year feels slightly different..... Read more

managing and motivating a remote teamManaging motivation......remotely!

23 July 20

Motivation is key to any workforce, as Managers, HR professionals and Team Leaders it has always been your priority to create and encourage a motivated workplace. However, with teams split and many of you are now having to do this remotely, how have you found it? Read more

Free services available through Katie Strange RecruitmentFree services available

29 June 20

As we adapt to the new way of working and start to look post covid-19 I wanted to highlight some of the services that I can offer. These services are free and can be conducted on site or remotely……. Read more

Katie Strange Recruitment turns 4KSR - Celebrating 4 years!

29 June 20

This month marks 4 years of KSR! I can’t believe it’s been 4 years already. Due to the current situation the celebrations certainly weren’t wild but it was good to take a few minutes and acknowledge the 4 year milestone. Read more

returning to workManaging the return to the workplace

19 May 20

How you manage a return to the workplace will depend on the type of closure arrangements you have been operating. This article covers some of the key areas to consider and address. Read more

returning to work after the pandemicIs it safe to return to the workplace?

18 May 20

On 10 May 2020 the Government began to outline its plans to enable certain sectors in England to return to work. While employees who can operate from home are advised to continue to do so, official guidance on the government's plans for returning to the workplace continue to emerge. Read more

recruitment and global pandemicOne Woman Business vs Global Pandemic

17 May 20

So, this is new territory!!!!! I am the single employee of my business and have spent the last few weeks going around in circles. In an attempt to share my thoughts and bring myself some clarity, I have decided to write. I’m hoping it might help!! Read more

Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice Friendship BraceletsCharity Friendship Bracelets for Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall

14 May 20

As with many local businesses, my work has unfortunately come to a bit of a standstill over these last few weeks. To keep myself occupied and to stop me driving my wife mad, I have started making friendship bracelets! Read more