Or are KPIs the real problem?
As a recruitment consultancy its no secret we use job boards. So it makes sense that as an internal recruiter you would use them too, but what are the pros & cons of using them?
About the author:
Gideon Hillman FCILT FCMI FIC, is a Logistics and Supply Chain professional with over 25 years Global Supply Chain, Logistics industry & Materials Handling experience. Gideon worked at a Senior Management Level with Commercial and Operational responsibility throughout Europe, with both manufacturers & Global 3rd Party Logistics Service Providers, before establishing Gideon Hillman Consulting in 2004; one of the leading Logistics Solutions and Supply Chain consultancies in the UK.
We often encounter clients that tell us day rates for interim managers amount to daylight robbery, but is that really the case? There are many benefits to using an interim manager, they are often less expensive than you think & the ROI they bring is invaluable.
Comparing PAYE & Interim Managers
The biggest mistake clients make is to simply take the day rate & x it by the number of working days in the year, for example 260 x £500 is made to look like an annual salary of £130k!
In fact, this is far from the truth. In simple terms day rates should be calculated like this:
While the sun (allegedly) shines outside retailers & logistics businesses are already in the thick of planning for this years’ “Three Peaks” challenge;
On Friday 25th November the UK’s consumer market will be ready to bag a bargain in what’s anticipated to be the biggest Black Friday to date.
A lot of work will have been done by retailers to ensure the Black Friday period goes to plan, evaluating logistics, supply chains and online and offline IT requirements well in advance.
This year the 25th November marks the 6th Black Friday in the UK, which began back in 2010 with Amazon.co.uk being the first company offering discounts in Britain.
The emergence of Black Friday and then Cyber Monday (falling 3 days after) in the UK have massively impacted on the dynamics of consumer shopping trends around the Christmas season.
With the technology available to us today, we are able to shop at any time we want, across all of our devices, wherever we are! This one-click purchase culture has led to market of highly demanding consumers; we want it all and we want it now.
We sat down for a chat with Dan Rowe to find out why he chose a career move to the recruitment industry and how his industry knowledge has benefited him.