Recruitment News

How to get the most out of your recruitment partnership

March 21, 2022

With the recruitment market being extremely difficult at the moment, here at Plus One we know how important it is to make sure you are getting the most value out of your recruitment partnership. In this article there are some tips to help you build a great relationship with your…

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Where are all the candidates?

March 21, 2022

Struggling to fill a vacancy at your company? Don’t worry; it’s not you—it’s the recruitment market. The UK has been facing the most severe shortage of job candidates since 1997 due to both the pandemic and Brexit-related immigration policies. According to the latest KPMG and REC, UK Report on Jobs…

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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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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How to tell if your CV is out of date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 Sometimes, it can be difficult to identify when your CV is out of date, and what exactly to do to make it more current.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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Frequently Asked Questions – Candidate Edition

October 26, 2021

We understand that searching for a new role can be daunting, and that just looking for a new job on the internet can be overwhelming! Our dedicated Recruiters are available to help to make the process a little easier for you. Below are some commonly asked questions from our candidates,…

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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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Staff shortages means many hiring managers will have to compromise

October 12, 2021

Last month we spoke about the candidate shortage affecting all areas of employment, and this news seems to have been inescapable ever since. Over the last month all of us have seen how staff shortages have affected our everyday lives, whether that’s the inability to get fuel or less stock…

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