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09

Oct

Going green in the office

How green are you and your team at work? The good news is that it is never too late to make a start on becoming more sustainable and aware of your office environment. Encouraged by our Managing Director, Sim Hall, Populus Select have made an autumn resolution to make small changes to how we work […]

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19

Sep

Patience pays – build relationships to grow your business

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success” as Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company, said. Populus Select has just celebrated its 12th year in business and in that time the company has formed tremendous and lasting relationships with companies around the world. Sim Hall, company founder says […]

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21

Aug

The importance of taking a break

For many of us, a large portion of our day is spent at work; in fact, the average worker will spend 90,000 hours at work over a lifetime (1) . It is therefore safe to say your job can make a huge impact on your quality of life. From our first employment contract onwards, arguably […]

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22

Jul

The importance of diversity in the workplace

Promoting and supporting diversity in the workplace is great person management and it’s also good for business. What is diversity? Anyone who has read or heard about the spectacular downfall of Theranos (1) will know that part of the problem was that the founder surrounded herself by ‘yes’ people and that employees who questioned the […]

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10

Jul

A healthy workplace equals a productive workplace

Three members of staff at Populus Select have taken the phrase ‘work hard, play hard’ to the next level by taking on three different sporting challenges over the last week. Elaine Hall, Director at Populus Select took part in a 3.8km open water swim in Derwent Water. Donna James, Research Director took part in the […]

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10

Jul

Construction is key to growth

The importance of the construction industry The construction industry offers so many opportunities for the best and brightest, the skilled and technical, the creative – there is an exciting job at all levels. The industry is often used as a barometer for the economy’s health, due to the sector’s size, the diversity of its operations […]

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16

May

Could we cope without the internet?

Could we cope without the internet? As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) we pause for a moment to reflect how the internet and new technologies have transformed the world in which we live and work. The main objective of the day is to raise global awareness of […]

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01

May

Artificial Intelligence in Recruitment

Artificial Intelligence comes to Recruitment! A Swedish recruitment agency, TNG, has been using an artificially intelligent (AI) robot called Tengai to do test interviews in place of a human recruiter. Starting this month, the robotic head will begin interviewing candidates for real jobs with the goal of eliminating the biases human recruiters bring to the […]

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