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Building a stronger workforce: ED&I recruitment best practices
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Building a stronger workforce: ED&I recruitment best practices

At Bluestones Staffing, we understand the importance of building a diverse and inclusive workforce. As experts in the Northern Irish employment market with over 30 years of experience, we’ve seen first-hand how embracing diversity, equity and inclusion (ED&I) can drive innovation, creativity and business success.

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wage increase
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The UK National Minimum Wage increase: April 2024

Bluestones Staffing is committed to ensuring our clients and candidates fully understand these imminent changes to minimum wage standards. Therefore, we’ve outlined exactly what the new minimum wage means in financially, which age groups are impacted, and key considerations for payroll budgeting and career planning.

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Meet the Team: Debbie McDermott

Following a busy but successful year for our team, we thought it was the perfect time to introduce our new Meet the Team feature.

We’re going to be introducing each of our brilliant team members, so you can learn a little about each of them and what they do in their roles. Who better to start with than our fabulous Managing Director, Debbie McDermott!

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Unlocking the benefits of temporary employment

Temporary employment has been on the rise in the UK in recent years, with more and more individuals seeking flexible work arrangements. At Bluestones Staffing, we firmly believe that temporary employment holds advantages for both job seekers and employers. Not only does it offer employees freedom and flexibility, but it also allows employers to save time and resources.

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Bluestones Staffing is supporting Foodstock

Bluestones Staffing is supporting Foodstock, a community-led charity, that is tackling the pressing issue of poverty in local communities. Foodstock’s dedicated volunteers exemplify the true spirit of community, making a significant impact by supporting over 400 households every week.

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Crown Commercial Services staffing framework announcement

Bluestones Staffing is pleased to announce it is part of a consortium bid that has been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) Framework Contract for Lot 6 Estates, Facilities Management and Ancillary Staff. The consortium is led by Bluestones Staffing’s parent company, Bluestones Investment Group (Bluestones Group).

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Retaining top talent
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Strategies for retaining top talent

In today’s competitive job market, attracting and retaining top talent has become a crucial factor for businesses to succeed. While attracting talent is a challenge in itself, retaining the best employees is equally important. Companies that prioritise retaining their top talent reap numerous benefits, including increased productivity, reduced turnover costs, and a competitive edge.

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Tips for conducting effective job interviews
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Tips for conducting effective job interviews

Conducting a good interview is essential for hiring the right candidate. A good interview can help you evaluate a candidate’s skills, experience, and qualifications. Additionally, you can get an insight into their work ethic, problem-solving and communication skills and identify whether they’d be a good fit for your company’s culture.

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