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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...

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...

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...

UK LABOUR MARKET REPORT – October 2018

5th October 2018 | News

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. Please Download the report to see how the market is moving across the...

Why have we been channelling Ross from Friends this past week?

1st October 2018 | MotivationalNewsYourRecruit

"Pivot, pivot, PIVOT" We all remember that episode of Friends, where Ross and Chandler were manoeuvring a large sofa down the apartment block's stairs, whilst Rachel coolly assisted. However, she soon idly stepped away when the instructions became a bit too...real. The word "pivot" never had the same meaning again. It was a bit like that on Friday. Despite only moving down a floor and along an - albeit labyrinthine - corridor, the pressure was on. Crates of computers, telephones,...

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 – September 2018

7th September 2018 | Job Market ReportsNews

  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:...