Recruitment News

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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Is the ‘traditional interview’ setting your business up to fail?

February 10, 2022

The cost of hiring for your business can quickly add up if you keep employing the wrong people for your team. With the candidate market extremely fraught at the moment and competition between companies for talent high, you need to make sure when you take on an employee, they are…

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Is a 4 Day Working Week the answer to post pandemic burnout?

February 8, 2022

Several businesses are taking part in a pilot study into introducing a 4 day working week. The trial is being run by researchers at Oxford, Cambridge and Boston college in the United States, and is being over seen by campaign group 4 Day Week Global. Starting in June, the trial…

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How to tell if your CV is out of date

January 19, 2022

Your CV’s job is to present you in the best light, and it is constantly a work in progress. Sometimes, it can be difficult to identify when your CV is out of date, and what exactly to do to make it more current. Not true I hear you cry! You…

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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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The Right to Disconnect

January 11, 2022

It cannot be denied that the pandemic has changed the face of working in the UK, creating a new attitude from employers towards flexible working. However, if increased flexibility has been the perk, the downside is that it is now harder than ever to disconnect from work. The line between…

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Is it time to stop asking about salary history?

January 11, 2022

When searching for a new job, being asked your current salary is a fairly standard question when discussing the rate of pay on offer, whether you are talking to a prospective employer or recruiter. However, a UK charity is urging employers to ditch this question in interviews, and base salaries…

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5 New Year resolutions for your career

December 21, 2021

We’ve all heard it (if not said it) “New year, new me”. January roles around and we make grand resolutions relating to our personal goals, but by the time March arrives we have forgotten all about them. However, sticking to a new years resolution you’ve made about your career, can…

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How to ask your boss for a raise

December 21, 2021

As we head into the new year, you may be thinking about your career goals, including your salary aspirations. With the number of candidates available for jobs at a near-record low, starting salaries and temporary staff wages have risen at the sharpest rate in 24 years. As a job-seeker or…

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The end of furlough has little effect on unemployment numbers

December 15, 2021

In March 2020, the whole world was thrown into uncertainty, with no one knowing how long the pandemic would last, or what the employment market would look like going forward. Predictions were made, with many negative forecasts about what would happen when the governments furlough scheme came to an end.…

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Successfully Implement Hybrid Working and Avoid Proximity Bias

December 15, 2021

With many businesses adopting a hybrid working model post-pandemic, there are many things you need to consider to achieve equity between those working in the office, and those working at home, in your organisation. A key concern is proximity bias; defined as the preferential treatment of in-office workers due to…

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The benefits of Volunteering

November 16, 2021

Volunteering has a number of benefits, aside from the obvious feel-good aspect. If you are looking to contribute to your community whilst gaining valuable skills, or even bridge an unemployment gap, volunteering could be for you. Read on to discover the professional and personal benefits volunteering can offer. Why volunteer?…

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