Blog - October 2020

  • Working from Home: how to set up your home workspace to benefit your productivity, health and minimise discomfort

    Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 by Bluestream RecruitmentNo comments

    Whilst the home office is a reality for some, many of us have been making do with the kitchen table, coffee table or hunching over laptops on sofas and beds. As the second wave of COVID-19 hits and the likelihood of returning to the office this year diminishes, it's a good time to reassess your working from home (WFH) set up to prevent long term health problems. If you can sit at a desk or table, ...

  • Onboarding during COVID-19: How to welcome new starts (whilst working from home)

    Posted on Friday, October 9, 2020 by Bluestream RecruitmentNo comments

    With much of the UK workforce now working from home, many people are starting new jobs without stepping foot inside their new office or meeting their new colleagues. A good onboard policy was important even before the pandemic. According to a recent study by Society for Human Resource Management, replacing an employee can on average costs SMEs 6 to 9 months’ salary. Even when employees stay past ...