Finding solutions to the ever-increasing skills shortage

The labour market has changed dramatically over the past 24 months. There’s no doubt about that. Once the COVID restrictions were lifted, the pressure on recruitment continued to grow and emphasised the significant skills shortage already present in our sector and many others. A CIPD report exploring

Overview of Current Jobs Market

A dramatic recovery in the jobs market with a shortage of candidates and increasing wages Surge in the job market With 69% of employers trying to recruit over the summer, the surge in the jobs market has been nothing short of amazing in the past months. Despite

Steve & Nikki in the spotlight

Our blog post this month gives us some interesting background information on the Directors of Harrison Dear Sales – Steven Dear and Nikki Shack. Q. How long have you known each other and where did you meet? STEVE: Ah! Funny story this one. I interviewed Nikki as

Career & Parental Coaching from Coachpath

Having worked in the past with Jo Williams, we were very interested to hear about her company, Coachpath, and the programmes she is currently offering, in particular -  Career and Interview Coaching and Parental Coaching. Career and Interview Coaching This programme helps candidates explore career opportunities and progression.

5 Reasons Why Exclusivity Benefits Everyone

So you've got a vacancy to fill. What's the quickest and most efficient way to find the right person for your role? You might think that working with several recruitment agencies would produce the best results. Several recruiters working on your brief should mean lots of interesting

Harrison Dear Sales Partner with 2020 Change Foundation

Harrison Dear Sales are really excited to be working with the 2020 Change in an effort to increase workplace diversity through recruitment in the media sales industry. 2020 Change is a youth empowerment organisation renowned for helping young people realise their true potential and cultivate the

How we help startups

The New Normal As lockdown is gradually being lifted in the UK, we are all wondering how life in general and business in particular will continue to change. Here at Harrison Dear Sales, we have noticed a new trend emerging in our business over the last few

Turning Challenges into Opportunity – A New Business Model

Uncertain Times Given the perfect storm of Brexit uncertainty and the devastating effects of the pandemic over the last year, companies in the UK have had a tough time. The pace of technological change and growing skills gap show no signs of slowing either. There is no

Candidates Optimistic for 2021

85% of Candidates are optimistic for the year ahead in 2021 61% of Candidates said lockdown was ‘hard, but I got by’ Candidates all recognised the many advantages of WFH According to a survey conducted in February 2021 by Harrison Dear Sales there is a refreshing and

Finding Work during Lockdown

Looking for a job during lockdown? It may seem like a daunting prospect during such unprecedented and challenging times. So you might be surprised at the results of a small survey we conducted of candidates and employers we helped during January. Lockdown and business During the first

New Year, New Website

Happy New Year to you all! New Website. We’re proud to unveil our new website which reflects the recent changes in the Harrison Dear company structure. We hope it will become a point of reference for new and existing clients with informative and insightful blog posts each

Recruitment Survey

At the end of last year we conducted a recruitment survey amongst our clients with some interesting results. All the clients who participated have recruited though us and range from Group Heads all the way up to Business Owners. Believe it or not, recruitment was still happening

Win a Case of Wine

To celebrate the launch our new company structure and new website we are running a competition! If you are struggling with dry January or your stocks are running low, we have an easy way to help! We are giving away a case of wine to one lucky

Blog 22 December 2020