Certain job roles, such as nursing, come with a specific set of skills that help recruiters find the perfect candidates. Obtaining these skills is crucial if you want to come off well in an interview and either make it to the next stage or better yet, land the job.
The Equality Act, which became law in October 2010, states that it is unlawful to discriminate against people at work because of nine key areas: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. The aim of this act is to improve equal job opportunities […]
Colourful patterns and imagery on CVs may be visually exciting but often they can be tossed aside by employers/recruiters because they are too difficult to read or not what they are looking for. Remember, recruiters are busy people and if your CV is too fussy, they might not even look at it at all.
Just because we’re a month into a new year doesn’t mean it’s too late to reflect on what we’ve learnt in 2017. As we head further into 2018, we take a look back at some of last year’s recruitment trends and what we should be looking out for in the next 12 months.
How you present yourself in an interview is just as important as what you say, so it’s vital you are aware of the different ways in which interviewers will be reviewing you. While it’s important to prepare what you will talk about and how you can explain your skills and experiences in the best way, […]
Bad days can happen to anyone, even those of us who really love our jobs. When you are having a bad day it can seem like there’s no way out and having an extensive workload can really add to the pressure. Perhaps you’re feeling unmotivated and can’t seem to bring yourself to begin the long […]
Looking for a new job or recruiting the right staff to join your company can be a little tricky sometimes, which is why so many people choose recruitment companies to take the pressure off doing all the work themselves.
It’s never a nice experience telling someone they didn’t get the job, but there are ways to break the news in a gentle and positive manner.
Have you ever written a job description, read it back and then deleted the whole thing because you weren’t happy with it? You’re not the first person to do this and chances are, you won’t be the last.
Have you ever thought about taking a sabbatical but weren’t sure whether it could be a serious option for you? Maybe you thought your employer wouldn’t allow it or that you don’t have a good enough reason to qualify for one.
Job hunting over Christmas can be pretty unappealing. Getting stuck in a cycle of searching for the right role and filling out endless application forms can make you want to bury your head into your Christmas pudding – but, it’s important you don’t give up!
Just imagine getting to the final stage of the recruitment process and you have not one but two fantastic candidates who would be perfect for the job. On the one hand this is great because you have been lucky enough to find two people who would fit the bill, but on the other hand, this […]