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The Ambitions Podcast - Series 1

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In The Ambitions Podcast our recruitment experts explore their experiences and share their insights on the recruitment industry and issues across the workforce.

Discussing a range of cultural topics, our team offers expert advice for employers, employees and candidates. 

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S01E01 - The Changing Role Of A Dress Code In The Workplace 

Lizzie, Demie and Ashleigh talk about the changing role of the uniform in the workplace, what's appropriate to wear and when, and the rise of the relaxed dress code. 

Featuring - Lizzie TaskerAshleigh Haggar and Demie Haggar 
Released 25th, June 2019

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S01E02 - Are we Saying Goodbye To 9-5 Working? 

Lizzie, Demie and Rebecca discuss family-friendly working with a flexible employer, and also ask if we're starting to say goodbye to the traditional 9-5 working week. 

Featuring - Lizzie TaskerDemie Haggar  and Rebecca Haggar
Released 2nd, July 2019

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S01E03 - HOW CAN EMPLOYERS START CONVERSATIONS SURROUNDING MENTAL HEALTH?

Lizzie, Mandy and Rebecca discuss the impact of mental health in the workplace and how employers can open up the sometimes difficult conversations surrounding the wellbeing of their employees. The trio also discuss why mental health is becoming more of a focus for all businesses and the importance of maintaining a good work/life balance. 

Featuring - Lizzie Tasker, Rebecca Haggar and Mandy Watson
Released 9th, July 2019

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S01E04 - HOW HAS ATTRACTING THE TOP TALENT CHANGED OVER THE LAST FEW YEARS?

Lizzie, Leanne and Rebecca discuss talent attraction methods, how they've changed and attraction over assessment. The three experts also discuss how easy the job application process is today via social media, and finding an innovative hook for your job descriptions. 

Featuring - Lizzie TaskerRebecca Haggar and Leanne Cooper 
Released 16th, July 2019

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S01E05 - WHAT ARE THE BEST RECRUITMENT PROCESSES?

Lizzie, Leanne and Helen talk about recruitment processes in a candidate-driven market, what the best processes are and what to avoid.  The experts also discuss the usefulness of online testing for a job role as well as different styles of interview and the power of the informal chat. 

Featuring - Lizzie TaskerLeanne Cooper and Helen Mason 
Released - 23rd, July 2019

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S01E06 - HOW CAN EMPLOYERS ENCOURAGE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN THE WORKPLACE? 

In this episode, Lizzie, Mandy and Ashleigh discuss how employers can encourage physical activity in the workplace as well as what the potential benefits are on productivity. The experts also talk about how employers don't have to shell out for expensive gym membership programs to incentivise employees to get active.

Featuring - Lizzie TaskerMandy Watson and Ashleigh Haggar
30, July 2019

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S01E07 - WHAT ARE THE BEST PROCESSES TO PROMOTE RESPONSIBLE RECRUITMENT? 

Lizzie, Helen and Ashleigh discuss responsible recruitment - what it is and how best to adhere to it. The experts also discuss modern slavery and how recruiters must be aware of the red flags to help combat it before it arises. 

Also on the agenda this week, the trio discusses various forms of discrimination, including 'unconscious bias', whether that be through the name on the top of the CV or valuing one gender as being worth more than another. 

Featuring - Lizzie TaskerAshleigh Haggar and Helen Mason 
Released 6th, August 2019

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S01E08 - WHY IS EMPLOYER BRANDING SO IMPORTANT WHEN ATTRACTING CANDIDATES?

 Lizzie is joined by Becky and Leanne to discuss the importance of employer branding, the impact of branding on the recruitment process such as cost per hire.  

Also in this week's episode, the experts discuss job satisfaction, the impact company reviews have when candidates are choosing their next roles to apply for and the importance of setting expectations. 

Featuring - Lizzie TaskerLeanne Cooper and Becky Gench 
Released 13th, August 2019

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S01E09 - WHY IS WORKPLACE CULTURE SO IMPORTANT?

In the final episode of the first season, Lizzie is joined by Leanne and Becky in a discussion about workplace culture. What is it, and how important it is towards increasing productivity and raising staff morale. Also on the agenda this week, what makes a good manager and how should businesses reward employees for good work? 

Featuring - Lizzie TaskerLeanne Cooper and Becky Gench
20th, August 2019 

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