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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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Are Your Hiring Managers Leaving Your Business Vulnerable?

June 25, 2019 . 10:42 am

Are Your Hiring Managers Leaving Your Business Vulnerable?

(2 min read) Managers are paid to lead, organise and motivate. Most have successfully risen through the ranks before being rewarded with management opportunities to inspire others to follow in their glory. However, despite their professional strengths they are unlikely to have ever received formal training on how to interview and recruit someone. Business leaders […]

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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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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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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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5 Ways to Stop Playful Banter from Becoming Painful Bullying

May 10, 2019 . 1:27 pm

5 Ways to Stop Playful Banter from Becoming Painful Bullying

Love it or hate it, most of us engage in banter’s gentle conversational teasing in some form be it with friends, family or colleagues. Exchanging personal digs and satirical jibes has long been a staple form of social communication and when used correctly it has the power to raise a smile, defuse tension, ease confrontation […]

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