What Makes a Successful Recruiter?

Have you ever wondered what traits make a good recruiter? It can be a high pressured job with added stress from both clients and candidates. However, a recruiter with these qualities is on their way to success! Strong communicator Someone who can deal well with both the client and candidate will have a better chance at keeping both parties happy. Rather …

How to Answer ‘Why Should We Hire You?’

This question can be tricky and it’s usually the one that makes your mind go blank. You walk into the interview with the confidence that you are the best candidate for the role. However, when you’re asked why they should hire you, you fall to pieces and forget all of your skills and strengths that will make you a great employee. The …

Can exercise speed up your job hunt?

Finding that perfect job and winning it are two of the most difficult goals to accomplish. If your 2017 has started off with these daunting tasks in front of you then you may be looking for a few ways to ensure your success. There are many standard things that are essential when it comes to job hunting, such as building …

5 Ways You’re Scaring Away Valuable Candidates.

Do candidates often reject your job offer? Or do you have a high staff turnover?  It sounds like it’s time to review the representation of your brand and what message you are getting across.  It may be unintentional, you may just need to tweak your online presence a bit or it may be a drastic change to your company culture. …

Innovative ways to promote your recruitment brand

Sky Bet have introduced a great service to their recruitment process. It’s something that many applicants need through the entirety of their application process; someone to ask questions to when you get stuck with your application form or when you don’t know what to bring to the interview – Ask Jeff!  This doesn’t mean that they will be getting rid of …

Should you go to an Interview if you don’t want the Job?

You may have applied for multiple jobs at once or you might have already had a job offer that you are almost certain you’re going to accept. That’s when you receive an email from a different application… inviting you to an interview. If you fall under the category of being unsure and undecided on whether to attend an interview, consider these …

How To Answer: What’s Your Biggest Weakness?

This is one of the trickiest questions that the interviewer may ask. It’s important to find the right answer because employers love to ask this question. Surveys suggest that this is the second most asked question after “What are your strengths?” so it’s important that you prepare yourself to be grilled! “What’s your biggest weakness?” The hiring manager/recruiter likes to …

Why it’s a Good Idea for Recruiters to use Instagram

You may be currently using Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn but have not considered venturing out onto the social media platform Instagram. Don’t disregard this site as purely a platform for people to share pictures of their friends or what they’ve eaten that day. But instead see its potential! Instagram has 500 million active users, which your company needs to be interacting with. …

Top 5 jobs to apply for before Christmas:

Hopefully you read our blog about how December isn’t such a bad time to advertise & search for jobs. So, in order to show you the exciting roles that we are currently advertising we have selected 5 roles. It’s been difficult deciding what roles to choose as we have had such an impressive range of roles this month. Just because it’s …

Students: 5 Tips To Help You Prepare For Graduate Life

So, you’ve almost completed a term and I bet it only feels like yesterday since you moved back to Uni and crawled into your first lecture of the year. Whether you are in first year, second year or so on, it’s worth spending some time gaining new skills and experience in order to prepare for life after University.  Internships When …