Categories: Job News

Returning to the office post-pandemic

April 4, 2021

With the vaccination drive so far proving a rousing success and COVID-19 restrictions gradually easing across the UK, many businesses are now looking at a feasible return to the office workspace. Although the overall picture differs depending on where in the UK you are — with Scotland, England, Wales and Northern…

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Changes in the National Living Wage from April 2021

March 25, 2021

From 1 April, those earning the National Living Wage across the UK will see an increase in their pay, in what is welcome news to the UK’s lowest-paid workers. For some lucky folks, it’s going to mean a pay increase of almost 9% — and that’s not an April Fool’s…

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More than half of UK firms plan to recruit this spring!

March 1, 2021

More than half of UK employers intend to recruit staff in the next three months, according to new research. The human resources body, the CIPD, said it was the first positive signs for employment prospects it had seen in a year. About 56% of 2,000 firms surveyed planned to hire…

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Bringing staff back from furlough? – What you need to know

October 26, 2020

With the government's furlough scheme coming to an end at the end of this month, you may be looking to bring back members of your staff whom may not have been working for a significant amount of time. In this short video, we provide you with some important points to…

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Virtual on-boarding during Covid-19

April 9, 2020

In these strange times, companies have shared concerns with us regarding putting a pause on hiring new resource, and as such, missing out on securing the best talent for their live vacancies. Whilst there are naturally some industries who have been impacted more significantly by Covid19, most businesses seem keen…

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Are you adjusting your interview technique and preparing properly?

April 3, 2020

We are currently experiencing what for many of us, is a new way of working. In any business it’s functionality relies heavily on it’s ability to hire and retain staff. This is particularly the case in difficult times and let’s be clear, the next few weeks fall into that category.…

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Why Are My Job Applications Not Getting a Response?

September 28, 2019

Unfortunately, it’s a scenario the majority of job seekers have encountered at one stage in their career search. You spend countless hours polishing your CV and writing a compelling Covering Letter, however, your efforts seem to come to little or no avail. Here at Plus One Personnel, we know all too…

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Thinking of Changing Career? How to Prepare and Retrain

July 29, 2019

If you’re feeling dissatisfied in your current role and have lost enjoyment for your work, then it might be time for a change. Maybe it's not just a change of job, but a complete change of career which appeals to you. Leaving your job in pursuit of a new career…

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Recruitment Director elected to the Council of the REC

June 25, 2019

Oxfordshire & Warwickshire based Recruitment Director is elected to the REC's (Recruitment & Employment Confederation) Council. We are delighted to announce that Plus One Personnel founding Director Stuart Moore, has been elected to join the Council of our trade association the REC. The REC represents over 3,500 recruitment firms across the…

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Is Brexit-related uncertainty causing you to re-think your move?

April 12, 2019

In these uncertain times, the rewards of moving jobs can still outweigh the risks... by Geoffrey Bridger. Nobody likes uncertainty. From the financial markets, investors and governments to the boardroom navigators and right down to the small business owners and you & me – the ‘average Joe’ on the street.…

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How to prepare for, and answer, left field interview questions

March 29, 2019

Interviews can be sweat-inducing enough at their simplest, so when a left field, tricky or downright bizarre question is thrown into the mix – it’s no wonder that most find themselves in a panic. When faced with a big interview, how can you make sure that you’re cool, calm and…

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New Year, New Career?

January 14, 2019

January marks the beginning of a whole new year, and the perfect time to reflect on what you’ve achieved in the last 365 days, as well as what your goals are going forwards. Career-wise, you may be looking for a change of path – and we can help you progress…

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