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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...

Can you believe grown adults ghost?

26th October 2018 | Career AdviceJob HuntingRecruiting

I know, right? It seems that despite the fact the adult population is actually adult - they do not act like it. Picture this You trawl the job boards and applications for excellent candidates. Next, you discover an outstanding CV. After, you call them and book them to come in and register with you, so that you can assist in their job search. They come in and they are great; you send their CV to a variety of clients. Unsurprisingly, the clients select them for interviews....

Maybe she’s born with it… maybe she’s just spent a really long time honing her skills and has avoided procrastination like it’s a poison.

16th October 2018 | Career AdviceMotivationalRecruiting

Not really as snappy or catchy as the well-known tagline we could all probably sing, but it's truthful nonetheless. And it becomes more evident the more candidates we place and the more colleagues we work alongside. I'm sorry to break it to you, but you either have it or you don't. However, there's no need to be completely fatalistic because lots of recent research suggests that if you don't have it, there are a number of things you can do to develop it. But, what is "it"? I have been...

Recruitment Agencies: Have your say, but hear ours first!

14th September 2018 | CompetitionsRecruiting

More than just an unsolicited phone call, more than just a meme; we are actually a pretty efficient team. Let’s not beat around the bush, recruitment agencies are up there with estate agents. Many find us persistent and relentless, annoying and not forgetting pointless. But, remember that, actually, we provide – just like estate agents – an invaluable service. You need to sell your house, can you do that alone? You need to recruit the crème de la crème, the experienced, and the...

UK LABOUR MARKET REPORT – February 2018

12th February 2018 | Job Market ReportsNewsRecruiting

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. Here are the key points from the January survey: ƒStronger rise in...

Refer a friend and claim up to £250 worth of Amazon Vouchers

27th January 2018 | Job HuntingMotivationalNewsRecruitingYourRecruit

If you recommend a friend to us, we’ll give you up to £250 in Amazon Vouchers. At YourRecruit we’re committed to expanding our network of professionals looking for a new career opportunity. Recommend a friend to YourRecruit today and you can claim up to £250 worth of Amazon Vouchers. Please ask your recommendation to send their CV to info@yourrecruit.com, giving your name as a reference. **Please note, in order to claim your voucher for successfully helping your recommendation...

UK LABOUR MARKET REPORT – January 2018

17th January 2018 | Job Market ReportsNewsRecruiting

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. Here are the key points from the December survey: Permanent placements rise...

How to conduct an effective job interview and hire the right candidate

12th January 2018 | Interview TipsRecruiting

So you need to recruit and have engaged a recruitment consultant to assist you, but the interview day is dawning and you are on your own.  The candidates have researched the company, had a look at the role details and fully prepared to sell themselves, but how prepared are you as the interviewer? To help you to conduct an effective job interview and hire the right candidate, here are a few vital things to keep in mind. Interview panel Have you thought about what you want to get out of the...

UK Labour Market Report – October 2017

4th December 2017 | Job Market ReportsNewsRecruiting

Each month we receive the most up-to-date source of monthly UK labour market 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. Please download the most recent copy of the publication to see how the market is moving...