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[Slideshow] If qualifications no longer determine success, what does?

It used to be seen that those with higher-education qualifications will do better in life than those without. But is this still the case? Or are organisations...

What do millennials really want at work?

Attracting and retaining millennials in industries dominated by baby boomers, such as manufacturing, is proving a big challenge for many organisations. So what is a millenn...

An apprentice’s journey & beyond

As part of National Apprenticeships Week, we hear the journey of Thomas employee Rebecca Maxted, whose career was kick-started with an apprenticeship.

[Digital Guide] Apprenticeships

At Thomas, we know first-hand the power that apprenticeship programmes have on an organisation’s talent strategy.

Adding certainty to your people decisions with benchmarking

What is it that makes your star performers so effective in their roles? This is the million dollar question and knowing the answer enables you to find more top talent, eith...

Recruiting in a digital age

In today’s data-rich, technology-enabled world, organisations are realising the need to evaluate their methods to ensure they remain at the forefront of the job market. Wit...

Can recruiters help millennials get back on the front foot?

Amanda Davies, MD of ISV Group shares more insights into the world of recruitment and the ways in which recruiters can support millennials.

The recruiters guide to hard and soft skills testing

Guest author Amanda Davies, MD of ISV Group, who partner with Thomas to provide the Skills assessments offers advice and tips for hard and soft skills testing in recruitmen...

The characteristics of a successful sales person

In today’s demanding and competitive market conditions, sales leaders are increasingly realising the need to analyse the requirements and ability of their sales team in ord...

The future of recruitment - reinventing your recruitment strategy

In 2016, the labour market saw an increase in job seekers, with almost a quarter (24%) of the UK workforce actively looking for a new job (*CIPD Employee Outlook); it has b...