Categories: Recruitment Tips

Strategies for Finding a Job in 2024

June 14, 2024

Searching for a new job can be tiring, we get it. However, you can make this experience a little easier on yourself by using certain proactive strategies.  In this article, we’ll explore some of the best tips for finding a new job, which are applicable to all job seekers —…

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Make your CV stand out in 2024!

December 22, 2023

With the jobs market starting to slow down to pre-pandemic levels, companies becoming more selective when it comes to making hiring decisions, and more candidates on the market due to redundancies, it's time to make sure that your CV is working for you! Despite the rise of AI writing tools…

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Why are job applicants ‘Ghosting’ potential employers?

August 23, 2023

Ghosting. It used to be confined to the dating world, but over the past few years, we’ve seen a slew of poor employers dealing with this recent rejection, too. What is ghosting in the recruitment world, you ask? Simply put, it’s when a prospective employee just... disappears. You can imagine…

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How should you write a CV in 2023?

August 22, 2023

Do CVs really change that much? How many ways can you write a CV, after all? Surely, as long as I put all my previous jobs in it, you’ll be fine. Right? You might not be aware, but what employers look for in a good CV changes all the time.…

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Recruiting successfully in 2023

February 15, 2023

If you are trying to hire at the moment, then you will probably be experiencing some difficulty with finding suitable candidates for your job vacancies! Against a backdrop of negativity about the UK's economic growth prospects and the ongoing cost of living crisis biting into people’s pockets, it's not surprising…

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Be found on Linkedin

November 8, 2022

Be found on Linkedin Along with a well written and presented CV, your Linkedin profile is arguably of equal importance when it comes to making a good impression on an prospective employer. Certainly if you don’t already have a Linkedin profile then we would recommend you set one up. It’s…

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Why you should set long-term career goals

April 22, 2022

The pandemic has not only transformed the way we work, but also how we want to work. For many, this new approach includes an increased desire for a sense of purpose and meaning beyond financial gain and practical concerns. Greater expectations for work flexibility, strong social connections, and a sense…

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What to do after a job interview

April 6, 2022

So, you’ve had an interview for the role of your dreams. That’s great, but what now? The waiting period can catch you unprepared and leave you feeling anxious and stressed while you wait to hear back. It doesn’t have to be this way! There are things you can do to…

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Writing a personal statement

February 24, 2022

With the recruitment market continuing to be extremely candidate led in the beginning of 2022, it has never been a better time to find a new role. Your CV is your best tool for marketing yourself, and you may think that the standard contact information, employment history and qualifications sections…

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What to do if you aren’t hearing back from employers

January 19, 2022

Applying for jobs but not hearing back from employers? Searching for a new role with little success can be one of the most disheartening things ever. Falling into the ‘application black hole’ can discourage jobseekers very easily, and often they end up assuming the worst. In this article we give…

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Frequently Asked Questions – Employers Edition

October 12, 2021

Here at Plus One, we know that the decision of whether to use a Recruitment Agency is not always an easy one. Employers can have many questions about the benefits, processes and the associated costs involved. Below are the answers to some of the most common questions that we are…

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