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Here you will find recruitment tips, updates or changes to recruitment legislation, news and general information about recruitment and how we can help. 

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  • CV design - how to impress your future employer.

    Posted on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 by Klaudia StybulkowskaNo comments

    It’s that time of the year when people often start looking for new positions or a new career. The first step is to create an impressive and unique CV or to update and improve your current one. Recruiters receive dozens, even hundreds of CV’s, so it is vital you make a great first impression with your resume. A CV has to include both relevant information and be presented professionally in order to ...

  • Tips for Job seekers in 2020.

    Posted on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by Klaudia Stybulkowska1 comment

    If your New Year’s resolution is to get a new job, you are not alone. Many people will start looking for a new career at this time of the year. The start of January often has us evaluating where we’re at in our careers and where we want to be in the year ahead. And this is what makes it the best time of year to start job hunting. You’re rested after some time off work and hopefully you’re ...

  • Why New Year's resolutions fail and how to success.

    Posted on Thursday, January 2, 2020 by Diane MillsNo comments

    With New Year’s Eve all done and gone, you may be thinking of putting together your New Year’s resolutions for 2020. A new year beautifully symbolises a new chapter opening in the book that is your life. But while so many people aspire to achieve ambitious goals, only 12% of us will ever achieve them. But why is this and what can we do to succeed with our New Year’s resolution? If you want to ...

  • Christmas Marketing

    Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 by Klaudia Stybulkowska1 comment

    Festive season is here – whether you like it or not, everyone’s getting excited and we are all looking forward to the Christmas Day. The run-up to Christmas is the perfect opportunity to win your recruitment brand some extra attention by building a positive brand image that helps you stand out from the crowd. We have put together 3 tips that will help you promote your recruitment brand during the ...

  • New Year, New CV!

    Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 by Klaudia StybulkowskaNo comments

    2020 is fast approaching and you may be thinking of changing your job in the early months of next year, but have you thought of updating your CV? A common New Year’s resolution for many of us is to land a new job that we love. However, in a highly competitive jobs market, it's vital you have a strong CV and a positive attitude. The goal here is to give whoever reads the document the best ...

  • Say 'Yes' to Job Hunting in December

    Posted on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by Klaudia StybulkowskaNo comments

    With Christmas fast approaching with just three weeks left, you may not have thought of job hunting in December. Many people think December is the worst time of the year to look for a job, as companies slow down and can take a little bit longer than usually to get back to you regarding your job application, interviews or offers. Also, candidates are often found winding down for Christmas and ...

  • How to make a temporary job a permanent one

    Posted on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 by Klaudia StybulkowskaNo comments

    Temporary employment has seen quite an increase in the last couple of years. Employers in various industries are hiring temp workers to fill positions for a few days, weeks or months at a time. Businesses are using recruitment agencies to help them when the demand for staff is higher (holiday, sickness or peak periods cover) or when they need someone with a specific skill set. It gives them the ...

  • Where to start with a career change.

    Posted on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 by Klaudia Stybulkowska1 comment

    Switching jobs is a difficult decision that shouldn't be taken lightly. It could majorly change your lifestyle and routine - but may also be the most rewarding thing you do. There are plenty of reasons why people change careers – you may have reached your limits, you would like to gain experience in another field or perhaps you would like to be your own boss. Whatever the reason is first thing ...

  • What to wear for an interview.

    Posted on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 by Klaudia StybulkowskaNo comments

    You only have one opportunity to make a first impression… so don’t ruin your chance! We understand that interviews make us feel stressed out and it’s very difficult to banish that feeling. Not only you have to remember what to say, answer questions in a professional manner, but also present yourself in the best way possible. The night before your big interview you should fall asleep knowing that ...

  • Declining a job offer gracefully

    Posted on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 by Klaudia StybulkowskaNo comments

    In the current labour market, employers are more likely to make a job offer today than they were several years ago. If you are carrying out your job search actively and you submit consistently good applications, the chances are you will be invited to several interviews. But what happens if you are offered more than one job, or you change your mind about a position you have been offered? Here’s ...