Hiring really talented people – and how to keep them!

July 13, 2017

Earlier this year Claire Morley-Jones was asked to be a PlusNet Pioneer to share her extensive knowledge of HR with business start-ups and SMEs in the early stages in growth. An earlier blog relates Claire’s experiences mentoring the MD and founder of tech business, SeenIt, Emily Forbes.

Emily’s company is experiencing a high level of growth, just like many tech-based businesses. If this is your situation, you know that this means getting to grips with everything employment related – from assembling the right team to helping them be fulfilled in the role.

Here is an extract from an article on the Start Ups website including an amazing video (featuring our very own Claire!) which we’d love you to take a look at!

Recruiting the right people is important for any business so start-ups can’t afford to make hiring mistakes.

That’s why business broadband and phone provider Plusnet together with Startups.co.uk assembled an expert panel – the Plusnet Pioneers – for a free talent masterclass and Q&A.

The panel discussion which took place in Manchester in March 2017, was chaired by Startups.co.uk and included the UK’s best loved brands and most successful start-ups, including CEO of Plusnet, Andy Barker, founder of human resource company HR180, Claire Morley-Jones, Jo Harman, Head of Talent at Karma Group, and co-founder of online recruitment marketplace Hiring Hub, Simon Swan.

Ben Bilboul CEO of Karmarama shares how to get the most out of your employees:

“We hire people that we know are going to work well together. Define what good looks like and where you’re trying to go to and then give as much responsibility and empowerment to your team to do that. People will always surprise you if you give them that responsibility, you’ll be blown away by their creativity and their resourcefulness.”

For more from Bilboul and to hear the rest of the Plusnet Pioneers’ five golden rules of hiring and keeping talent in your business, watch the video here.

For a personalised view on your talent management, we are really happy to get together for a cuppa and have a chat through your needs. Please do get in touch! See the contact details below and we’ll speak soon.

Leeds based HR180 is a team of superheroes in HR Outsourcing, Projects and Consultancy committed to work in partnership with organisations of all sizes to establish working policies to go above and beyond Employment Law requirements, to protect both employees and employers alike. We love to hear from you, so call us on 0113 287 8150 or hit the Rescue Me button.

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