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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...

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...

Successful job interview and 4 things to remember

10th November 2017 | Career AdviceInterview Tips

So, your CV has made it through and you are invited to an interview. This is a great step. But how do you prove you are the right person for the role? At YourRecruit, we give you an in-depth preparation to raise your chance for a successful job interview. Here are a few steps we suggest to our candidates: Always look at the company’s website and make sure you are familiar with the contents, as you will be asked what you know in the interview. Never tell another agency where you are...

How to organise your job search – useful advice

10th November 2017 | Job Hunting

So you have started your job hunt and just sent your CV to a few places, right? Well that is not enough anymore. Take your job hunting as a project and like any other project, make your plan and list your actions. To give yourself the best chance to be noticed, amongst the hundreds of other applicants for the same job, you need to look into a few things. At YourRecruit we always advise our candidates with these few tips: Online profiles Like it or not, people will want to know the real...