Motivations for work

The world of work is changing and at a rapid rate and keeping up with it is getting increasingly tricky. We’ve been looking into how work, as we know it, has shifted and what motivates people to work, to see if this helps us understand why people do or don’t apply for jobs.

How To Overcome The Talent Shortage

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Professionals believe in their value so much so that they’re willing to leave their jobs without having another lined up and 74% of professionals believe that employee turnover will only increase in the coming year.

So how do you survive? Here’s a few tips.

We said ‘Yes’ to Ellie!

We are delighted to announce that Ellie Wayper has finally joined the team here at THE Agency!  Ellie is our very own Trainee Branch Administrator and is currently studying for her Level 3 in Business Administration on an initial 15-month Apprenticeship Scheme. This is the first time, as a business that THE Agency has embarked […]

Celebrating 14 Amazing Years!

THE Agency turns 14 this year, so what better time to thank our wonderful candidates and clients for their support and business over the last 14 years.  2006 saw the arrival of THE Agency by Founder and Managing Director Kim Barnes-Evans – with 30 years of industry experience she wanted to build and nurture a […]

Unlucky for some, though not for us!

2019 marks our thirteenth year, and it’s been one of our busiest years so far. With some fabulous vacancies, an exciting revamp (watch this space!) on its way, continuing to work with longstanding Clients as well as working with some exciting new ones too, THE Agency is just over half way through this 13th year […]

THE Agency 2019 Review

THE results are in! We recently conducted a Client and Candidate review for 2019, asking our Clients and our temporary workers to complete a short survey so that we can assess what’s going well, and how we can improve our service as a recruitment agency. At THE Agency, we’re really focused on Client and Candidate […]

Rise of the Northern Pound

For years, London has been known as the place to be, the appeal of the city lights and atmosphere have driven many to make their way to our bustling capital city in favour of Northern towns and cities, and for a lot of those who have moved, the promise of a fast track to their […]

Temporary Worker of the Year 2019 is announced!

Earlier this year, we announced that we were beginning to think about who amongst our talented and brilliant temporary workers would be awarded with the title of Temporary Worker of the Year 2019, and we got a great response from our Clients. At THE Agency, we work hard to ensure that we have a strong […]

International Day of Happiness

Today is the International Day of Happiness! Isn’t that a lovely thing? The International Day of Happiness is about celebrating happiness and mobilising a global happiness movement. Sounds good doesn’t it! The International Day of Happiness is inspired by Bhutan, a South Asian country and Buddhist kingdom on the eastern edge of the Himalayas. Their […]

Happy International Women’s Day 2019

International Women’s Day (or IWD) is an annual day to celebrate the achievements of women, and the progress made towards gender equality socially, culturally, economically and otherwise. Our governing body, the REC, has recently partnered with the Women and Work All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) to conduct valuable research: ‘How to Recruit Women for the 21st […]