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Inclusion is King in 2019...

20 December 2018

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year, it is also that pivotal time when we look back and start planning research for the year ahead…

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Future world of work - is student recruitment ready?

30 July 2018


Jayne Cullen, BrightPool’s Managing Director, was asked to present on the Future World of Work at the Institute of Student Employers’ conference in July 2018.

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Achieving a strong culture in the workforce of the future

16 July 2018


Jayne Cullen, Managing Director of BrightPool, has recently published an article in Changeboard Magazine on the future world of work.

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Contractor Survey 2018

2 April 2018

Contractor Survey 2018

BrightPool regularly surveys the market to maintain an up-todate picture of resource and skills demand across the country.

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FCK indeed… A lesson to be learned from chicken

5 March 2018


KFC’s woes have been well documented over the past weeks, with the closure of up to 420 stores nationwide, costing millions in lost sales. And that’s not to mention the brand damage. YouGov BrandIndex has shown its buzz ranking has crashed from -0.9 to -20.1.

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7 steps to enhancing your employer brand

24 February 2017

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Our talent consulting team hosted an event in partnership with Engage Comms, designed to help HR and marketing professionals understand how,they can become an ‘employer of choice’ to attract, recruit and retain top talent.

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Are you being understood?

20 February 2017


Interview with Chris Owen, Director of M&C Saatchi PR on the importance of ensuring every communication from the top is understood.

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3 things to consider when developing your 2017 talent strategy

6 February 2017


Having recently joined BrightPool to head up its Talent Consulting division, I’ve got some exciting plans for 2017. My focus is on working closely with our HR clients to help map out their talent acquisition strategies, ensuring that they are prepared to proactively engage and recruit top talent in the year ahead.

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Three peaks: we did it!

1 August 2016

Three Peaks

We did it! It was not easy, in fact it was far more difficult than any of us had prepared for but we completed it and managed to raise over £7,000 for our charity partners.

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