Get your CV ready during the Covid-19 Outbreak

Research shows that on average employers spend on average just ten to fifteen seconds reviewing a CV before deciding to read on, or add it to the reject pile. So how does your CV fair at that crucial first glance?  During the current COVID-19 outbreak now is the perfect time to get your CV looking great and functioning as it should. With the bigger employers using A.I. to screen your applications without a human even setting eyes on it your CV simply has to measure up? Are yo

Supercharge your Career in 2020

As we drag relentlessly towards the end of 2019 and maybe just maybe break clear of Brexit and all that negativity it might be time to get ready to break clear in 2020. There is a growing consensus that once we hit the new year there will be a great deal of movement in the UK job market. Most of the clients that we are talking to right now have some ambitious hiring plans for next year and some are actually starting to gear up their recruitment right now in advance of everyon

Recruitment in 2019 - What to expect

The death of the paper CV? Say goodbye to paper CVs? The future is signalling the end of the paper CV. Organisations are beginning to place more importance on soft skills. Beyond a paper document, social media profiles and video submissions can more accurately demonstrate a first impression. For the company hiring this means keeping up with trends and being able to accommodate these technologies. For job seekers, this means developing an integrated personal brand through soci

Recruitment Strategies that really work!

Getting the right people in the door seems to be a continual challenge for business owners and leaders. Common complaints – from the huge conglomerates to early stage startups – centre around how hard it is to find good people, the lack of effective recruitment strategies, and that there isn’t enough time to focus on it. The good news is that recruiting can be both simple and, more interestingly, it can support and drive your business growth when it's done correctly. All that

The changing face of recruitment

Too often recruitment has had a short-term focus on skills and knowledge, rather than attitude, personality, and potential. Research has shown that companies are starting to change their selection methods to highlight and uncover potential rather than experience. When candidates are rigidly screened on skills, key-words, and experience, many good people are overlooked due to missing qualifications and job history. The fact that you can train new skills, but not a new personal

Finding the perfect ingredient for your business

Before you even begin creating your recruitment offer you must know exactly what you are looking for. What skills, traits and values are a must? What special things should you be looking for? That's where we come in. We will work with you to understand the requirement, we will target personalities and abilities as well as the desired values a successful candidate must portray for your business. These values and traits should match the culture of your company which will not o

How to hire the right people

We all know the world is changing fast, and new and different demands are being made of leaders all the time. We continually hear that to rise to today’s challenges, businesses need to have a diverse talent pool, an agile organisational structure, meaningful objectives and fresh thinking. Businesses, in particular, need to acknowledge that their stakeholders include a broad range of parties, including customers, employees, suppliers, the media and governments. New research of