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Your first professional interview? What you need to know….

14th June 2018 | Career AdviceInterview TipsJob HuntingUncategorized

Great news!  You have an interview, an opportunity to meet with an employer face to face. How are you going to prepare for this?   Where are you going? Do you know exactly where you are going and how you are going to get there?  If you are driving, where are you going to park – will you pay with an app or do you need change?  If you are on public transport have you checked for any engineering works or other potential delays or diversions?  Always allow yourself plenty of...

Searching for a job? Here’s why you need to work with a trusted recruiter!

25th May 2018 | Interview TipsJob Hunting

Whether you are a student who’s about to graduate, or you’re someone who’s looking for new career opportunities, working with a recruiter is a great way to find your next challenge! So, you’ve decided that you want to find a new job or you’re about to get your foot on the career ladder, where do you start? Most applications are now completed online and getting your CV in front of the hiring manager is more difficult than ever! We are going to look at how working with a recruiter...

The attributes you should look for in your candidates

23rd April 2018 | Interview Tips

It’s no secret that employing someone is difficult – it’s never easy to judge a candidate just from an interview. There are however qualities to look out for. These can be spotted through a candidate’s behaviour and their previous employment. Interviewing for your next recruit can be stressful. It requires patience and a keen eye; especially when you consider the fact that you will have lots of CVs to decipher and many candidates to meet! Every business is different. As with any...

GDPR – why your personal data is safe with YourRecruit

15th March 2018 | NewsYourRecruit

I am sure you will have heard of GDPR by now, it seems everybody in business is talking about it - and worrying about it! It is a piece of legislation coming into force on 25 May, which will update our existing Data Protection laws and which is designed to provide better protection of our personal data. It gives individuals greater rights and puts more responsibilities on businesses who collect store and use personal data. It should help to reduce the risk of data theft, identity fraud and...

Some thoughts on motherhood and having a career. Women can have it all!

9th March 2018 | Career AdviceMotivationalYourRecruit

Mother's Day is coming up this weekend and it reminds us, once again, how challenging it is to handle motherhood and your career successfully! We’re all familiar with that nagging concern of getting the right work life balance. The truth is that there is no single answer on how to manage a career and motherhood, yet there are many career mums who have found ways to be efficient in both.  Having this topic in mind, we asked some of our working mums in the team to share their thoughts and...

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...

Valentine’s Day Competition – Count the Hearts and Win

8th February 2018 | Competitions

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED! The folks here at YourRecruit would love to make Valentine's day a little bit more special this year so we have partnered up with our friends at Into the Blue to give you and your partner a gift to remember. How do you win? Count the hearts we have hidden all over both websites and leave a comment on either of our Social Media pages. Alternatively, you can send your answer to headoffice@yourrecruitgroup.com IMPORTANT TIP: When counting the hearts,...

How to like what we do, if we cannot love it entirely

7th February 2018 | Career AdviceMotivational

Let’s be honest. We all know that only a minor percentage of working population is blessed with "a dream job", but it doesn't mean we cannot like what we do, even if we don't love it.  Various scholarly articles and reports suggest a rise in Temping, Contracting and job hopping. Employees change their jobs far more rapidly than two decades ago. While our previous generations were happy with a "job for life", we intend to change it every three to five years. This phenomenon springs from...

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...