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Great News For Business

It’s good news for businesses this month, with our latest data revealing that candidate application rates increased by a promising 1.1% in July, when compared with data from June 2017. Not only this, but many of the UK’s key cities and industries saw above-average...

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TOP TIPS FOR RECRUITERS

Always do what you say you’re going to do, Always under promise and over deliver. Without your client and candidate, you are nothing so each party needs treating right – it’s a 3-way relationship. It’s all about the relationships, people buy from people, and...

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JOB HOPPING

I don’t know anyone that has started a job and ever truly felt that it was a job for life.  Obviously if companies are able to offer clear progression plans, targets to reach that is achievable in order to gain promotion, flexible working and attractive salary &...

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Holiday Period

Everyone within the recruitment industry always talks about how August is the quiet month of the year, “nothing happens” etc. The reality is that although the number of roles being advertised does decrease, the number of applicants applying for each role remains the...

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NO SHOWS – INTERVIEWS…FIRST DAY…

Industry stats are showing the worrying trend that the ‘no-show’ brigade is starting to become a serious issue.  I hear many comments on this – how job offers have been made to candidates and companies are so excited to be having the individual join them, only...

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IT’S NEVER GREAT TO LOSE A GOOD CANDIDATE

As we are all aware in the recruitment world sometimes finding a candidate that ticks all of your client’s requirements can be tricky so it’s even more of a blow when they have confirmed they will attend an interview and then withdraw their application. Unfortunately,...

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IT’S NOT ALLLLL ABOUT THE SALARY…

Over the last few months, it’s becoming more obvious that candidates are more interested in the wider offering.  This is the company, opportunity, progression and work life balance as opposed to just the salary. Prior to hiring, employers need to look at and map out...

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BE YOU…..

It’s all too easy at interview to try and be something that you’re not.  You are trying to impress, make all the right eye contact & conversation –  that sometimes this ends up not giving a true representation of yourself to your potential employer. I have spoken...

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Interviews – Daunting or a Great Experience??

Interviews can seem really daunting but I feel they are also extremely character building, you learn more about yourself and actually what you DO & DON’T want each time you interview.  I have worked with several candidates over the years who are still enjoying a...

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