Behind the scenes in talent acquisition: an approach to communications

On this blog we run an occasional series of interviews with colleagues and associates, designed to introduce the people themselves and their ways working. Here we interview our Communications Director, Anthony Haynes. What does your work in talent acquisition involve? Unlike my colleagues at FJWilson Talent Services (FJWTS), I have no hands-on involvement with the… Read More

Building capacity for growth: communications

FJWilson Talent Services (FJWTS) is pleased to announce that Anthony Haynes has joined the company as a director and employee. Anthony takes on two areas of responsibility. First, communications – communication within the company and also our communication processes with external stakeholders, notably via our website fjwilson.com. Anthony’s second area of responsibility is lean management.… Read More

Engagement on LinkedIn: practical advice

Anthony Haynes writes: Like, I would think, any talent business, we make extensive use of LinkedIn. This has led to a number of conversations within the company about the best ways to use the site and, as a result, I’ve been curating third party content (blog posts, podcast episodes, and so on) giving good advice… Read More

Open plan offices revisited: what is the effect on communication?

Anthony Haynes writes: Back in the early days of this blog (12 Dec 2013), we published a post reporting research on the effects of open plan offices. The research was sceptical about some of the supposed benefits of open plan, including the belief that open formats promote personal communication.  Now a new piece of research,… Read More

Beyond digital: joy of analogue

Anthony Haynes writes: The post below (the fourth and final post in our ‘Beyond digital’ mini-series) contributes to our attempt to articulate the rationale for a hybrid communications strategy founded on the belief that analogue communications can be both effective and exciting. Our previous post argued that “whether considered strategically or piece-by-piece, analogue  provides an opportunity… Read More