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Team Building Success

As I spotted on my CRM last week, I congratulated my team on a great first quarter by "locking them in a room to see if they could escape". Well done guys. The haunted house team got out with 33 seconds to go and the prison break(ers) had 5 mins left. Thank you to...

Our Lilly turns one: Happy First Base Birthday

Lilly Chappell turned one last week and we are so so proud of how she's doing. Lilly is a great addition to our team and is absolutely focused on getting things just right for our clients and for our candidates too. She heads up the commercial side of the business and...

Miracle growing

Mags just popped back in - brought this with her to "Grow some candidates" Well done Mags, always thinking of how to find the right talent for our rather fabulous clients  :0)...

Hospitality sector – desperate scramble to fill vacancies

The recent Manpower survey of over 2000 UK businesses reflects our own local experience that whilst jobs confidence is high, some sectors are ‘desperate’ to fill vacancies as Brexit becomes a reality. The hospitality sector has been performing particularly well in...

A valuable business partner

I love working in the recruitment business. We all like positive feedback and during a recent review with the CEO of a client we have been working with since 2008, it was encouraging to be praised for providing a great service over the past 20 years. As we shared...

Many roles coming in

The first quarter to date has been extremely busy. Pop in and speak to us about roles we have on including (but not limited to): Warehouse, FLT work, Engineering, Management, Sales Admin and Reception work. The number and variety of roles changes on the hour ....

Why didn’t I get the job?

Being rejected when you have applied for a job can be tough. When we as recruiters act for our employer clients, it is our job to find the best candidates based on the requirements they give to us. Inevitably this will mean that some people who apply won’t be suitable...

Another brilliant result – relationships matter!

I recently wrote about the importance of building a good relationship with your recruitment consultant when seeking a new role or career. Here's another example of how well it works for candidates who are proactive and willing to learn! The candidate who wrote the...

Help your recruitment consultant to help you.

Understanding how your recruitment consultant works with employers can really help you to find the job opportunities you are looking for. On a day to day basis, most recruitment consultants are working to find candidates for their clients – potentially your future...

Happy New Year !! What will 2018 bring for you?   We've already seen many of our staff in the office this morning. Make sure you get in contact if your situation has changed at all and we'll do anything we can to help.   Don't forget our coffee mornings each Wednesday...

Christmas working hours

We're working very hard to be organised and ensure that everyone is paid over the Christmas break. We'll be asking very nicely for timesheets on Thursday 21st or Friday 22nd December 10.00am latest. Please help us to help you by getting them sent in early at this busy...

Listen to me – it’s not about the pay

A business contact (let’s call him Matt) recently shared a recruitment experience with us that speaks volumes about the chasm that sometimes exists between candidates and employers. Matt received a call from a Head of HR after turning down a job offer. The call went...

Your interview checklist!

It still surprises me how often candidates turn up for an interview having done too little preparation. We hear time and time again from employers that a key reason one candidate has been selected over another is the amount of preparation the successful person did...

FREE SEMINAR ON HOW TO NAVIGATE THE SHORTAGE OF TALENT

20 years in recruitment has taught us a lot ! We are inviting our clients and local employers as special guests to join us and celebrate our 20th anniversary at this free to attend, inspiring, practical and informative seminar designed to help you attract the best...

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