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  • When A Candidate Doesn't Turn Up For Interview

    23 Jul 2019

    The first things you think when a candidate doesn’t show for an interview are either “they forgot” or ‘they’ve changed their mind and didn’t bother to tell us!” Most employers won't even follow this up, however there may be more to this......

  • Could you be overlooking specialist candidates?

    23 Jul 2019

    Finding experts in any field isn’t always straightforward. You will often go through many different CV’s with different job descriptions not matching the profile candidate.

  • 9 Mistakes To Avoid When Writing A Job Advert

    23 Jul 2019

    Are you looking for employees to help expand your business? Make sure you avoid falling foul of getting anything less than the best job ad out there, and improve your chances of getting the best candidates! 

  • Keeping Discrimination Out Of Job Adverts

    23 Jul 2019

    With the level of legislation in place to prevent discrimination in the workplace, it can be difficult to understand what is expected of you as an employer and very easy to word something that might be interpreted as discriminatory in a job advert. Hopefully by the time you have read through this article, you will better understand the main do’s and don’ts.

  • Developing A Successful Apprenticeship Scheme

    23 Jul 2019

    Finding and keeping the right apprentices for your company can be difficult. Challenges can come with attracting apprentices, and in working out how to run an apprenticeship scheme effectively.

  • 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: