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5 Crazy But True Interview Tales

June 25, 2019 . 11:02 am

5 Crazy But True Interview Tales

(1 min read) Are you sitting comfortably? You probably won’t be after reading these crazy but true short recruitment stories from our experiences with candidates and employers.  Without further waffle, let us begin…  Life in the fast lane Barbara was cutting it fine. Racing along in the outside lane she had just 20 minutes to […]

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Langley James Recruits Again!

June 12, 2019 . 12:43 pm

Langley James Recruits Again!

Its yet another busy month for Langley James as new Recruitment Consultant Rachael Bretherton joins the team. With a highly successful sales background and formal training in education, Rachael Bretherton joins the rapidly expanding Sector Specialist Team focused on Langley James’ extensive School, College and University client portfolio.  “We’re very lucky to have had the […]

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3 Ways to Improve IT Recruitment in Brexit Threatened Sectors

June 12, 2019 . 11:50 am

3 Ways to Improve IT Recruitment in Brexit Threatened Sectors

If you’re looking to recruit an IT professional you’ve probably found it harder than expected. Worse, if you’re in an industry seriously threatened by Brexit your recruitment problems are likely to be much worse.  May’s UK Job Market report from KPMG and REC details a rise in vacancies and an inevitable drop in candidate availability […]

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Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – the North – May 2019

June 10, 2019 . 10:00 am

Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – the North – May 2019

Fastest increase in permanent staff placements since January 2018 Key findings from the May survey: – Permanent staff appointments rise at marked pace… – … but contract billings decline solidly – Lower candidate supply pushes up starting pay Commenting on the latest survey results, Nicola Quayle, Office Senior Partner at KPMG in Manchester said: “The […]

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Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – UK Wide – May 2019

June 10, 2019 . 10:00 am

Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – UK Wide – May 2019

Hiring activity remains muted in May as uncertainty lingers around the outlook Key points from the May survey: – Modest decline in permanent staff placements – Contract billings growth at 73-month low – Demand for staff rises at historically subdued pace Commenting on the latest survey results, James Stewart, Vice Chair at KPMG, said: “Brexit […]

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Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – London – May 2019

June 10, 2019 . 10:00 am

Langley James IT Recruitment Market Review – London – May 2019

Key points from May survey: – Demand for permanent workers worsens further… – …curbing starting pay inflation – Permanent staff appointments contract solidly Commenting on the latest survey results, James Stewart, Vice Chair at KPMG, said: “Brexit uncertainty continues to dampen the UK jobs market as companies kept their recruitment decisions on hold in May. […]

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IR35 is changing: What does this mean for you?

May 29, 2019 . 3:48 pm

IR35 is changing: What does this mean for you?

There’s a lot of confusion right now about IR35; what it is, why it’s changing and what those changes will mean for the millions of self-employed contract workers currently operating in the UK. Although many of the proposed changes to IR35 legislation are not yet set in stone, we have put together some helpful information […]

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Fight off Sunday Night Fear with 5 Simple Steps

May 16, 2019 . 4:21 pm

Fight off Sunday Night Fear with 5 Simple Steps

It’s Sunday night. You’ve spent much of the day in your jim-jams binging box sets, but you’ve just crossed that uneasy 6pm line between the weekend and Monday eve. Thoughts of work creep in and interfere with your chill. Wide eyed you suddenly remember the work you bailed on in favour of a Friday afternoon […]

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Langley James Welcomes New Resourcer

May 16, 2019 . 9:29 am

Langley James Welcomes New Resourcer

IT Recruitment Agency Langley James announces their third key recruit of the quarter with rising star Terri Mole joining the Resourcing team. Terri joins Langley James’ growing Chester Team following her relocation from Newcastle. A qualified engineer, Terri completed her apprenticeship with Rolls Royce and moved into Technical Sales before being headhunted by Sales Recruitment […]

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Talent Shortages, Recruitment Failure and How to Succeed

May 15, 2019 . 11:53 am

Talent Shortages, Recruitment Failure and How to Succeed

For business leaders experiencing country wide skill shortages, the knock-on effects of key recruitment failures are far reaching, costly and damaging. Experienced IT Recruiter Langley James offers valuable advice to help attract and secure desirable talent ahead of the competition. The latest UK Recruitment Survey from the REC and KPMG reports that although the number […]

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