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  • Using Your Website To Attract New Staff

    18 Jul 2019

    If, like most companies, you have a website to showcase your product(s), have you thought about its role in showcasing you as an employer?  Bearing in mind one of the first places a potential candidate will look for information about you is online, it's key to ensure that you use your site in the best way possible to help the recruitment process. We thought we'd provide a few handy tips you could work with to give your candidate attraction strategy a boost: 

  • Preparing To Interview For New Staff - 7 Easy Steps

    18 Jul 2019

    Decisions to make, questions to ask, and the fear of getting it wrong can make interviewing a daunting process to be involved in. After all, the costs involved in recruitment can be substantial; hiring the wrong person can be very expensive, especially if you don’t realise until the new hire has started work with you. We’ve set out 7 steps for you to follow next time you’re faced with the prospect of hiring new staff, in the hope that your interviews go well, and you make the right choice:

  • Struggling To Find New Staff?

    18 Jul 2019

    There are many organisations who, despite their best efforts, are struggling to find the right new recruits.  They can advertise on every job board, in the press, social media and elsewhere in the hope they’ll find those people with the right experience to come in and hit the ground running.

  • Dealing with lazy Candidates

    18 Jul 2019

    Many recruiters receive job applications from candidates who, on the face of it, don’t appear to have made much of an effort.  We see things such as CV applications with no cover letter, CVs with a sparse career history, and even out of date CVs with no evidence of any career for the past few years.

  • Hiring New Staff? Need Quality Rather Than Quantity?

    18 Jul 2019

    Hiring again? Want to bring some real talent into your team, without having to trawl through thousands of applications? Then read on: 

  • Recruiting From Your Local Community

    18 Jul 2019

    Local businesses can have a large and very positive impact in their local community. Get your reputation right, both as an employer, a provider of services / goods, and as a key member of the local community, and you will find you are never stuck for potential new staff.

  • Marketing Tips for Recruiters

    11 Jul 2019

    There’s a lot of competition in the recruitment industry, which makes standing out as a recruiter or a recruitment agency difficult.

  • The Best interview Techniques

    08 Jul 2019

    A job interview can be as daunting for an interviewer as it is for the interviewee. Whilst it is an opportunity for you to determine whether a candidate is qualified and suitable for the job vacancy, it also represents a chance for an interviewee to decide whether your organisation is a good fit for them and to voice any questions they may have about the role or company.

  • What's the best Recruitment Process?

    03 Jul 2019

    We all want a good selection of candidates to apply for the jobs we advertise, and more importantly, we want high quality applications. If you’re not getting the results you need, have you ever wondered if your application process is the right one for you?

  • 5 Great Reasons to Advertise Jobs Online

    03 Jul 2019

    In today’s jobs market, many recruiters are finding it increasingly challenging to find the right staff. The once-popular jobs pages in the local papers are no longer as successful simply because of the reducing lack of interest in reading the ‘paper’, so employers are having to look for candidates elsewhere.