Your source for insights, expertise and best practices across a range of relevant topics and industries for project-based businesses operating in the UK and Europe.
Michael Dingle, Partner and Co-Founder of Reason, a UK based Agency, discusses workshops that can help team formation.
Learn how the best consulting firms appear poised to drive continued marketing and business development success.
After a difficult two years, the consulting market is showing signs of growth. We explore the latest SPI report to see what sets the leading firms apart.
In the new world of work, employees are looking for incentives outside of compensation. Discover new ways for your agency to attract and retain top talent.
Agency leadership knows finding great talent is a top priority; they also recognize how important it is to keep the talent on their team. But how?
We reflect on how agencies have been performing through the first quarter, and what they should be prepared to face for the rest of the year.
Talent is the most valuable asset to any agency. In this new world of work, where the power dynamic has shifted to the employee, learn what agencies must address in 2022 to attract and keep talent.
Five Lessons From Agency Leaders in 2022, From Agency Project Management Processes to Managing Creative Talent
Three agency leaders share five pieces of advice that can help creative firms reduce risk and thrive throughout 2022 and beyond.
Deltek Clarity Study: How Are Architecture & Engineering Firms Across Europe and Asia Pacific Solving Todays’ Business Challenges?
Discover the top trends for architecture and engineering firms in the 3rd Annual Deltek Clarity A&E Industry Study, based on insights from 600 decision-makers.
Gain insights from agency operations expert, Vincent Dong, where he shared how agencies can leverage technology to better control people, projects, and profits.
2022 SPI Reveal: As the Market Heats Up, So Do the Challenges That Lie Ahead For Attracting & Retaining Talent in a Competitive Market
The latest consulting market report from SPI shows that firms are still struggling to attract and retain talent. Find out what your firm needs to focus on.
It’s official: getting the right talent in place remains the number one priority – and biggest challenge – for agencies. That’s the key finding of our latest global survey of marketing, advertising, and media agency professionals, carried out in partnership with industry bible Campaign.
We spoke to AEC industry leaders Mark Murphy, Managing Director at Fender Katsalidis and Scott Huston, Studio Manager at DesignInc Sydney to learn the key to successful resource management and its effects on their businesses.
In our webinar with Adweek, three industry leaders shared actionable insights on how agencies should position themselves to attract and hire the best talent in the industry.
Gain insights from our panel discussion with agency leaders who shared how their agencies are effectively managing people resources and ensuring the right talent is in the right place at the right time.
With 2022 on the horizon, consulting firms are evaluating their business practices, resetting goals, and retargeting where they want to go. David Hofferberth from Service Performance Insight (SPI) discusses three key practices that firms should focus on heading into the new year to set themselves up for future success.
There is no singular approach or silver bullet to optimize your workforce. Taking a planned, methodical approach while considering what's in the best interest for employees and the company is crucial. Stay flexible, adapt with the market and leverage technology and automation.
Today's agencies are compelled to create a workplace culture that attracts, trains and retains top-tier creative professionals. Learn six critical steps to ensure your organization is ready to bring the best on board.
Project-based businesses are all about the people ‘in’ the business, and understanding whether their employees are fully involved and enthusiastic about their work and the organisation involves many things. But a great place to start is with an engagement survey.
The recently-released best practice guide to overcoming project and business performance challenges, How Consulting Firms Win – The Definitive Playbook, defines the most common areas consulting firms find competitive gains (project delivery, growth, profitability, and talent) to help your firm put its own successful plays into place. Whether you’ve just downloaded the Playbook, or you downloaded it recently and are having a tough time deciding the first performance area you’d like to tackle first, we would like to offer a few “get started” tips that might help you ease yourself in.
Ruth Thomas, Industry Principal at Curo Compensation discusses 4 core considerations when it comes to creating an employee reward programme for the modern workforce.
The COO’s that we partner with are sharpening their focus, introducing digital talent management and closing inefficiency gaps. Read where they are seeing the benefits.
Globally the professional services industry is facing a yawning skills gaps, posing a huge risk to profitability. Our latest blog offers advice on strategic workforce planning for leaders looking to plug the skills gap.
To stay relevant, consulting firms need to adapt and embrace technology. Otherwise, they risk losing their competitive edge. Our latest blog explores how firms are approaching innovation in consulting.
In the professional services industry, no two projects are alike and more often than not they are considerably different. In this video you can learn more about how to better manage your project lifecycle
Recruiting top talent is not that easy. According to report by Robert Half, one in ten new recruits are regarded as a ‘poor hiring decision’ with 70% of HR directors admitting that they have hired someone who did not meet expectations.
With high-flying talent so valuable - and so scarce - you'll therefore want to do everything you can to hold onto your best people and get the best out of your team. But is your talent management programme effective enough? Is it taking into account the 'bigger picture'?
The UK has been experiencing low productivity since the recession began in 2008. Is the 6 hour day the answer to low productivity?
In today’s business environment where flexible working arrangements are becoming more popular and the need for employees to share information quickly and more easily is essential, the argument for a centralised HR data repository becomes stronger and stronger.
A high level of turnover can have a detrimental effect on a company – not only is it time consuming and costly to constantly replace staff but productivity slumps as it can take a while for new employees to get fully up to speed. Here are some tips to avoid this situation.
We all want the best performance possible from our employees, but there are a number of factors in play and achieving this isn’t always easy. So here are a few things to consider to help bring out the best in your team.
At HR Tech World in Paris We meet with almost 100 managers from a variety of industries to ask them what their three main challenges were in their role. Here are their answers:
Retaining your top talent should be one of your main priorities - Here are some tips on how to do it.
Employees are your most valuable asset. Consider these three tips to effectively manage your talent.
Is your business able to ensure you have the right project manager working on the right project?
Learn how a talent management system can help you to manage the entire employee lifecycle
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