Mastering the art of the job description – Start from knowing nothing

Mastering the art of the job description

Statistically speaking, the chances of someone leaving a new position within the first few months are very high. Naturally, this is a worrying thought because a bad hire is expensive, time-consuming and disruptive for the team. While there is a wide array of factors involved in this problem, it is relatively rare that the new…

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Independent and online – How Gen Z is shaking up branding

independent and online

I think all of us have an inherent distrust of labels like Gen-Z. Maybe it’s because we resent the implication that we fall into neat categories, or perhaps it’s a little bit of cognitive dissonance about how often we actually do. Mostly though, it is probably because we have all seen how it can lead…

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Commuting to home – How technology is transforming the workplace

commuting to home

Without a doubt, the biggest shake-up in working practices in recent memory has been the shift to working from home (WFH). When you think about the impact that WFH has had, and is probably going to continue to have, on the way we all work, it is a staggering change. What we at Lavandi Talent…

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From hello to goodbye – The importance of employee experience

Employee experience

There was a time when the employee experience was ‘turn up, do your job, get paid’. This idea of the working person feels rather outdated now. We have greater aspirations as employees than the wage packet. The experience of our journey through the working day is actually rather important to us. Just how important is…

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Five trends influencing the beauty industry for the coming months

Five trends influencing the beauty industry for the coming months

The beauty industry is always changing. The forces that influence the big changes that then shape the ‘look’ of the nation are as complex and diverse as the consumers that create and react to them. That is not to say that the industry is simply reactive; it is far from it. As we all know,…

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Sustainability in the beauty industry – A cost worth paying

Sustainability in the beauty industry

Here at Lavandi talent, we have noticed that sustainability is more than just a hot topic right now; it is becoming an intrinsic practice in most industries. Consumers want sustainable products, and responsible, reactive industries are constantly adapting their methods to accommodate them. The beauty industry is really no different in many respects in that…

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No more Barbies – Diversity in the beauty industry

Diversity in the beauty industry

I am sure you know what that title is referring to, and I am sure it made a few readers shudder. The fact is, though, we all recognise that the beauty products and personal grooming arena suffers from a bit of a historical dichotomy when it comes to diversity. Yes, it was responsible for using…

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