How to Navigate Brexit as a Jobseeker

The deadline for Brexit is drawing near. Now that our relationship with the EU is drastically changing, it’s reasonable that you might be worried about your future. Job hunting is stressful enough, so the last thing you need is Brexit disrupting your routine. Although there are many articles discussing the impact of Brexit, it can

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Top 5 Industry Sectors to look out for in 2020

Technological transformation Technological advancement is undoubtedly the topic of the moment, as we have covered in many of our recent blog posts. As an interesting infographic from Guthrie Jensen (2018) illustrates,  it is becoming abundantly clear that changes in technology are shaping the jobs market as we know it, both directly and indirectly. In the

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EU Settlement Scheme: The Merit Guide

At Merit, we are determined to ensure that all our current and future candidates are adequately informed about applying to the EU settlement scheme. With all the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, we understand that many EU citizens feel unsure and confused about their future in the UK. Therefore we have put together a simple guide to

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What is the Ulrich Model?

The Ulrich Model is meant specifically to organize human resources functions. This was developed by David Ulrich who suggested that in giant organizations or large-scale businesses, HR functions should be compartmentalized into four segments. More so, he stressed that shared service activities should be operated in call centres which has a supporting technology or internet that can

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Writing Better Job Descriptions

76% of hiring managers say attracting high quality talent is their top challenge for 2018. Thanks to a candidate-driven job market and shortage of ‘employable’ candidates, companies are scrambling to attract, hire, and retain quality talent. Well-written Job Descriptions (JD) that are informative, yet not fully revealing can be a great help here. 89% of candidates

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