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17.01.22 Uncategorized

Knowledge is Power as Cordant People Encourages Reverse Mentoring

Young people aren’t the only ones who can benefit from gaining new knowledge, life skills and formidable insight – individuals of all ages can, and should, take advantage. Cordant People’s reverse mentoring programme, pairs knowledge-hungry…

14.01.22 Career Advice

Top Tips on Accomplishing your New Year Goals

As the new year rolls in, people across the globe start to take action on their new year’s resolution. Want to improve your diet? Exercise more? Learn new skills? Attend a new club? Look for…

21.12.21 Tech

Tech investment

Your Survival Guide for Working over Christmas 2021 has been a stellar year for the Cordant Group. Part of the reason for that is down to a massive investment in the latest technology within recruitment.…

14.12.21 Career Advice

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU?

As we approach the end of the year, many people see it as a time for reflection and an opportunity to start making goals and resolutions for the year ahead. It is a great opportunity…

10.12.21 Tips & Advice

THE FUTURE OF WORK: Top 12 Recruitment Trends

With the new year just on the horizon, we’re reviewing the top 12 recruitment trends that will continue to be prominent in 2022. The recruitment landscape has evolved rapidly over the last two years, with…

09.12.21 Tips & Advice

The 3 Best Staff Retention Methods 

One of the most important – and often least considered – aspects of running an organisation to its maximum efficiency is good staff retention. A high employee turnover can become extremely dangerous for an organisation…

07.12.21 CV Writing

CV advice

CV Advice Why is a CV important? The CV is your main entry point into a new job or career, it is what will get you to the interview stage, so taking the time to…

03.12.21 News

Minimum wage increase in the UK

As you may have heard, Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer announced during the autumn budget that the minimum wage will be rising to £9.50 for over 23’s starting April 1st 2022. This is an…

public sector worker shortages 02.12.21 Uncategorized

The Impact of NHS Winter Pressures on Public Sector Worker Shortages

New data from August and September 2021 illustrates the ongoing disruptive impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the UK public sector. The latest data warns of the pressure points the NHS will face this winter…

01.12.21 Seasonal Tips & Advice

Survival Guide: Working over the Christmas Period

The festive season is here and whilst the Christmas period for many involves a few days off work to eat, drink and enjoy good company, not everyone has the luxury, with over 1 million people…

26.11.21 Tips & Advice

World Leadership Week 2021 – Tips from our MD, Darren Roscoe.

To mark World Leadership Day 2021, our MD, Darren Roscoe sent us his thoughts on what makes a good Leader, the traits and skills that will help anyone looking toward a future leadership role. Read…

24.11.21 Tips & Advice

5 Must-Have Qualities of a Great Leader

What makes a good leader? This week we’re celebrating World Leadership Week and along with shining a light on some of the amazing leaders we have as part of our team, we wanted to highlight…

04.11.21 Tips & Advice

Managing Stress

The 1st to the 5th of November 2021 is Stress Awareness week so we wanted to take the opportunity to share some hints, tips and methods for managing stress be it at work or at…

07.10.21 Tech

Connect – Tech Thursday

One of the most essential pieces of tech that underpins what we do at Cordant People is Connect, a multifunctional recruitment platform built with candidates in mind.   Having recognised a need for a remote…

23.09.21 Tech

SourceBreaker – Tech Thursday

We have added SourceBreaker to our ever growing tech stack. Revolutionising candidate sourcing and attraction, whilst improving our already industry leading recruitment services.   The new technology allows us to: Grow our candidate pool by…

21.09.21 CV Writing Job Hunting

Finding your first job

So, you have just finished formal education, and now you are looking for your first opportunity to get into the workplace. You may have found yourself struggling to land that first interview, which could have…

09.09.21 Tech

Odro Spotlight – Tech Thursday

Over the next few weeks, we’re going to be shining a light on some of the tech we use here at Cordant People! From Odro to Force24; Sidetrade to Bullhorn.  We’re a human-centric business. There’s…

04.08.21 Career Advice Uncategorized

5 Key Lessons From The Olympics

As the Olympic games are coming to a close, it’s the perfect time to look back and reflect on what we can learn from the games and the athletes competing.  Teamwork There are few better…

13.07.21 News

Cordant People Awarded HealthTrust Europe Supplier Status

We are proud to announce that Cordant People have been awarded supplier status on the Total Workforce Solutions 11 HealthTrust Europe (HTE) Framework, strengthening our footprint in delivering cost effective, value-added solutions to the NHS…

Career Questions 05.07.21 Working Advice

Q&A: Celebrating Vicky’s Work Anniversary

Today we are celebrating Vicky’s five year work anniversary with Cordant People. Below you can hear from Vicky, our Principal Branch Manager for Yorkshire. Vicky talks all about her career growth, what makes Cordant People…

Career, recruitment, new appointment, cordant people 02.07.21 News

New Appointment: Darren Roscoe, Managing Director of Cordant People

We are thrilled to announce the promotion of Darren Roscoe to Managing Director of Cordant People. Darren brings extensive and unrivalled recruitment expertise having worked across multiple sectors and disciplines for the last 27 years.…

smiling woman holding phone 04.06.21 News

Cordant People: Our Professional Division

With an unrivalled ability to source, attract and place permanent and temporary talent across multiple disciplines, sectors and geographies, Cordant People has expanded its vertical offering. Our new ‘Professional’ business division, will focus on recruiting…

01.06.21 Job Hunting

What Can You Expect from Recruitment Agencies During the Hiring Process?

It’s important to know just how a recruitment agency is helping you out during the hiring process, and, if you’ve never considered using an agency for your staffing needs before, just how important they can…

10.05.21 Career Advice

The Road to Promotion: Jake & Danielle

There’s nothing sweeter than climbing the career ladder within a organisation – starting from the ground, and successfully working your way upward, brings with it an immense sense of personal pride and satisfaction. While a…

man in hazmat suit with coffee and newspaper 09.05.21 Working Advice

3 Ways Coronavirus Will Change The Way We Work

The way we work has certainly changed over the past year – with the majority of us having left the office and setting up shop remotely, relying on online technologies like never before. As well…

phones dangling on a green background 13.04.21 Career Advice

The Perks of Working in a Contact Centre

Working in a contact centre can often be a great place to develop your customer service skills rapidly. As well as meet some fantastic people in the form of the hard working colleagues surrounding you…

thumbs up 17.03.21 News

Cordant People Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Cordant People are extremely pleased to announce that we have achieved the latest ISO 9001 certification, ISO 9001:2015, the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system. The standard requires a quality management…

05.03.21 Uncategorized

3D Printing disrupting the construction sector

Construction technology is reshaping the industry. Defined by CII, construction technology refers to the collection of innovative tools, machinery, modifications, software, etc. used during the construction phase of a project that enables advancement in field…

05.03.21 News

What does the future of Engineering look like?

Technology is swiftly changing everything we do, from how we connect with friends and family, to the way we work, shop, travel and learn. These lifestyle changes have forced Engineers to adapt and advance. The…

woman writing notes at a desk 08.02.21 Career Advice

Rethinking your job searching during a pandemic: 4 tips

During uncertain times it’s important to be pragmatic when looking for job opportunities – when the market changes, your search mindset should too – which is why we’ve compiled 4 tips to help you rethink…

couple high fiving 27.01.21 Working Advice

Workplace power couples: working with your other half

We’re sure it’s fair to say that you and your significant other make the perfect team, and whilst that may be true for the majority of life’s challenges you face together, do you think the…

18.01.21 News Working Advice

Seeing Wellbeing: How CP Staff Are Staying Grounded Right Now

Raising awareness of mental health and wellbeing during January is what the Samaritans #BrewMonday campaign is all about, and this year, it seems even more important.  Following on from #BrewMonday this week, we asked our…

hands soil 12.01.21 Career Advice

Gratitude: Why it’s so important now more than ever

As we continue to navigate the sea of these uncertain times, we thought we’d take a look at ‘Gratitude’, hoping to understand how to bring more of it into our lives and why now more…

woman in headphones 11.01.21 Uncategorized

The Ultimate Motivational Playlist

How’re those New Year resolutions going? Still managing to keep up the motivation? If you’re like us and need a little boost (less than 2 weeks into the year) then fear not – we’ve compiled…

23.12.20 Seasonal

Cordant People Ultimate Christmas Playlist

It’s Christmas and what better than a good ol’ Christmas tune? We’ve asked around at Cordant People and together with our teams across the UK we have compiled the ultimate Christmas playlist! We took the…

02.12.20 Uncategorized

How to Tackle Redundancy

How to Cope with Redundancy: A 7 Step Guide Facing redundancy can often be a very difficult time filled with uncertainty and a lot of anxiety. A redundancy is tough at the best of times…