Direct Response Employment Services Blog

Direct Response Employment Services would like to welcome you to our blog. 

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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  • Tips to deal with Cv rejection

    Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 by Diane MillsNo comments

    Tips to deal with Cv Rejection If you are not having much luck on the job searching? CV rejection can take its toll on you after a while, but it is important that you stay positive and do not give up. Whether you’ve received multiple rejection emails, or you’ve had no response at all from an application there are several steps you can take to help you make it through this disheartening time. Stay ...

  • How to choose the right recruitment agency

    Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 by Diane MillsNo comments

    5 simple steps to choosing the Right Recruitment agency Choose an agency who specialises in the type of work role you are looking for. Choose an agency who is transparent Speak to a real person Always check out the Testimonials A good agency will give you advice, support, and guidance. They will not pressure you into a single course of action.

  • We are here to Support You

    Posted on Thursday, June 4, 2020 by Diane MillsNo comments

    W e are still open for business! We are still operating through the lockdown and are here to support with staffing solutions! We have over 21 years’ experience in supplying staff to various different sectors including the food industry, industrial, transport, commercial, skilled and technical hospitality & Catering industry. If you need support with current staffing requirements or even just to ...

  • Mental Health Awareness Week

    Posted on Monday, May 18, 2020 by Jonny PeglerNo comments

    This is Mental Health Awareness Week, #SpeakYourMind This is a Mental Health Awareness Week with a difference. Many of us are worried about coronavirus and how it will affect us and those we love. This is why you are encouraged to #SpeakYourMind and reach out to someone who needs a friend with a positive message, or share with them your own tips for coping to make sure they don't have to face ...

  • Job Hunting Tips whilst on Lockdown

    Posted on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 by Diane Mills1 comment

    Job Hunting in Lockdown: Our Top Tips This is a very challenging time for all of us, especially if you are unemployed or have been made redundant as a result of the current COVID19 pandemic. Looking for a new job can be a stressful experience at the best of times, so searching for your next role during a global pandemic is bound to leave you feeling overwhelmed. Whilst many companies have put ...

  • Returning to work after Furlough

    Posted on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 by Jonny PeglerNo comments

    Whilst at present there are no formal end to the government’s restrictions on work or travel, other countries have started to ease restrictions, so when will the UK government follow suit and what restrictions will be lifted? In addition to this, the Coronavirus job retention scheme is in place until June 30 th 2020, so businesses will be needing to plan to bring employees back to work either ...

  • End of the Swedish derogation Contracts

    Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 by Diane MillsNo comments

    What does the removal of the Swedish derogation mean? Abolition of the derogation means that all agency workers will be entitled to pay parity (see below). By no later than 30 April 2020 TWAs must provide workers whose existing contracts contain a Swedish derogation provision with a written statement telling them that with effect from 6 April 2020, those provisions no longer apply. Agency workers ...

  • Remote Working - Top 3 motivational tips.

    Posted on Thursday, April 9, 2020 by Vicky RehmanNo comments

    3 Top Tips to keep you motivated whilst working remotely! With most employees over the past few weeks having to work from home, it has certainly seen a lot of changes in the way we work, interaction with colleagues, clients and customers and the change in how a company has had to operate. In this difficult time, not having our normal routine of getting up and going to the workplace can leave us a ...

  • Coronavirus Update

    Posted on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 by Diane MillsNo comments

    Coronavirus Update. In these unprecedented times, we are operating as best we can to keep business going as usual. We are working remotely and will do our utmost to find you staff where possible. We appreciate that many businesses are facing huge financial and staffing challenges, so if we can help utilise staff that are currently not working for you and place them elsewhere, we will do our best. ...

  • Furlough - What does this mean for you?

    Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2020 by Vicky RehmanNo comments

    With the uncertainty that is currently surrounding Covid-19, businesses having to close and workers concerned and worried what this means for their job, you have probably heard the word Furlough be used more often than usual and might wonder what it means for you. We have set out a few common questions below and a quick guide to what Furlough is and what it means. What is Furlough and what does ...