fbpx
iso 9000

Do You Background Check Your Candidates?

November 10, 2019 . 10:07 am

Do You Background Check Your Candidates?

It is a given that candidates will research the key personnel of a potential employer prior to an interview – but do you research your candidates?

Read more

Langley James Hires .Net Development Recruiter

October 29, 2019 . 10:07 am

Langley James Hires .Net Development Recruiter

Leading IT Recruitment Consultancy, Langley James has appointed Richard Jones as Principle Consultant focused on .Net Professionals in London and the Home Counties.  Richard brings with him a wealth of experience gained from a 10-year career in the recruitment industry. Most recently, Richard completed a very successful 3.5 year period as a Senior Consultant for […]

Read more

The Most Revealing Interview Questions

October 28, 2019 . 1:23 pm

The Most Revealing Interview Questions

Not many candidates enjoy them and hiring managers, viewing them as a necessary evil, struggle to find time to not only fit them in but also to prepare to ensure that the best person for the job is hired. The joy of interviews!

Read more

Experience vs Qualifications

September 16, 2019 . 10:00 am

Experience vs Qualifications

A 1st Class degree: the hallmark of the ideal candidate… or is it? The Great Debate: who would YOU hire?

Read more

What’s Your Interview Style?

September 2, 2019 . 9:00 am

What’s Your Interview Style?

If you’re responsible for hiring IT personnel, whether you work for a tech firm or are responsible for recruitment within the IT department, getting the interview right could be crucial to employing the right person for your team. Now, we’ll do our very best to help source the best suited and most well skilled candidates, but it’s down to you to make the final decision, and the type of interview you prepare for your eager new candidates is vital for providing you with the information you need to make this decision.

Read more

Why is September One of the Best Months to Recruit?

September 1, 2019 . 11:05 am

Why is September One of the Best Months to Recruit?

The holiday season is now officially over, it’s back in school after the summer break and there’s a feeling of ‘business as usual’ in the air. Just as children prepare to return to the new school year with shiny new pencil cases and high hopes, candidates have utilised the summer to realign their aspirations and are most likely to review their career at this time of year too.

Read more

The Importance of Updating Job Titles & Descriptions

September 1, 2019 . 9:15 am

The Importance of Updating Job Titles & Descriptions

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.

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more