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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:...

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...