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November 2018

Think you know your Christmas films?

30th November 2018 | ChristmasCompetitions

Tomorrow marks the start of Advent. Not only does this mean chocolate consumption skyrockets, but it also means festivity flourishes! Ironically, however, advent began as fasting; three days a week Christians would fast in preparation for celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas. Wikipedia notes that pinpointing the beginning of advent is difficult, but many sources cite 480AD. Observing the fast is no more. What's more, capitalism appears to have co-opted it - many organisations use...

Prepare for January blues…set your sights on a £250 Amazon voucher*

20th November 2018 | MotivationalNewsRecruitingYourRecruit

At YourRecruit, we love Christmas. The Christmas tree is up. The advent calendars are in position. The party outfits are hanging in wait. We savour every moment. However, we know what happens post Christmas. January blues are not a joke or click bait. In fact, they are the reality of many people across the UK. Therefore, practising self-care is extremely important. What is self-care? Self-care is the practice of looking after oneself. Often, January 1st sparks new diets, new fitness...

So tell me what you want, what you really, really want…

13th November 2018 | CompetitionsMotivationalNewsRecruitingYourRecruit

This week saw the reawakening of nineties kids all over the world, to the sound of a zig-a-zig-ah. Between 1000 and 1030 on Saturday morning, thousands of Spice Girls fans frantically refreshed their internet browsers in order to secure arena tickets for a reunion tour.  I did not acquire said tickets, but there is always hope. So tell me what you want, what you really, really want... Throughout the months of September and October, our clients completed a survey detailing their preferences...

UK LABOUR MARKET – November 2018 Report

9th November 2018 | Career AdviceJob Market Reports

Each month we receive the most up-to-date source of monthly UK labour market report with data and analysis. The Report on Jobs is a monthly publication produced by Markit and sponsored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation. The report features original survey data which provide the most up-to-date monthly picture of recruitment, employment, staff availability and employee earnings trends available.   Key points from the August survey: Steeper increases in...