Sophie Heaviside

Stopping the brain drain

33% of New Starters are looking to leave within the first 6 months. Two thirds go on to leave within a year. Sophie Heaviside asks why so few of us take the time to really think about how to welcome a new employee and stop that brain drain of talent you’ve spent so much time and effort attracting.


Follow the process… but trust your gut.

In the first of our regular HR secret diaries our diarist ponders on what to do when a seemingly enthusiastic new recruit doesn’t turn up on their first day. Forgivable?