January 20, 2019 . 9:45 pm
People aged between 35 and 54 are at the top of the hire list for small businesses in the UK, research by Aldermore has revealed. In a survey of 1,002 SME business leaders, 50% said they would choose to hire from this age group out of all potential recruits – compared to 30% who would […]
January 20, 2019 . 9:42 pm
Workplace experts, Acas, have published guidance to help employers and employees know the rules around employment references. A recent survey by AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) found that nearly half of employers want job applicants who have relevant work experience. Tom Neil, Acas Senior Adviser said: “The job market can very competitive so it is vitally important for […]
December 6, 2018 . 5:01 pm
There are a few meals that aren’t half bad as leftovers. Cold roast chicken, potato salad, even coleslaw is good. But why settle for leftovers if you can enjoy a fresh meal instead? Surely fresh food is a better option? Yet in recruiting, when someone resigns, managers often scramble to do everything they can to […]
December 1, 2018 . 10:30 am
First impressions are everything! Now that there are so many different dress codes for work, it can be difficult to judge what will be deemed most appropriate so that you make a good first impression to the candidate, whilst adhering to your organisations dress code. Your attire plays a pivotal in the interview and can heavily influence a candidates decision as to whether they want to work with you or not – whether it is consciously or subconsciously.
December 1, 2018 . 10:00 am
This time of year fun in the workplace is a lot more likely, as things tend to wind down and Christmas parties, secret santas and festive activities are taking place. However, all year round workplace fun is becoming increasingly important in the modern day organisation.
December 1, 2018 . 9:00 am
Company culture has increasingly become an important aspect of any organisation. It is more than simply corporate visions or the way the office is decorated, it is the values, beliefs and practices that are woven through everything within the firm.
December 1, 2018 . 9:00 am
When was the last time you reviewed your company job titles and descriptions (and I mean all of them)? Maybe it’s not top of your list right now, but it’s good practice to have a process for making sure there is regular review of both job titles and job descriptions.
November 20, 2018 . 3:30 pm
So many times candidates fail to put their addresses or postal codes on their CV. For some it’s concerns about security and keeping their personal information safe. But for the majority of people, they simply don’t think it’s important. Here’s how important it is. Without an address or even a postal code, we as recruiters, […]
November 20, 2018 . 2:26 pm
I’ve never really understood it. When I walk into McDonald’s and ask for a burger, the first thing they do is ask me if I want cheese with it. No, then I would have asked for a cheeseburger! But you know what, when I’m not being grumpy, it works. Because statistics show that at least 70% […]
November 20, 2018 . 2:23 pm
I don’t know about you, but if it were up to me, pudding wouldn’t be the last thing on the menu, it would be the first. Who wouldn’t want all that delicious chocolatey, nutty flavour to start a meal off with? Recruiting people is a bit like sitting down to a meal. For starters you […]