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Why recruitment planning is worth putting on your to-do list today

by Keeley Edge

/ Employers, Recruitment

There’s no better time to plan for the year ahead than in January. Planning your recruitment needs in advance will save you time in the long run and help you secure the best candidates to help your business adapt and expand.

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Identifying and Communicating Your Unique Selling Proposition

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates, Recruitment, Training & Development

How you come across before and during a job interview depends largely on the way you present your unique selling proposition. Job descriptions are rapidly evolving, and employers are actively looking for distinguishable value propositions from job seekers that demonstrate impressive combinations of technical expertise and cross-functional skills.

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How Are You Supporting the Wellbeing of Your Employees?

by Keeley Edge

/ Company Culture, Employers, Workplace Wellbeing

As we navigate various post-pandemic transitions over the coming months and years, employees are likely to face new stressors both at work and at home. Creating a positive work environment that supports employee wellbeing must therefore be a priority for every business leader.

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How to Attract Top Talent While the Job Market is Hot

by Keeley Edge

/ Company Culture, Employers, Recruitment

Although the impact of labour shortages is expected to fade as Covid disruption to the economy dissipates, we would continue to advise companies to consider tactics for attracting and retaining top talent. Offering competitive wages is a start, but successful recruitment and retention in a hot job market often requires more than simply levelling the monetary playing field.

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How to Build Confidence and Establish Yourself in Your New Role

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates, Training & Development, Workplace Wellbeing

Embarking on a new role can be nerve-wracking and as you begin to find your feet in an unfamiliar workplace, you’re likely to experience a string of complex emotions. Acknowledging your nerves is the first step in overcoming new job anxiety and building the self-confidence required to master your new role.

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Portraying your Personality in Job Interviews

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates, Recruitment

Your personality is what makes you unique; by sharing your skills and interests with your colleagues, you can develop positive working relationships, progress your position, and reach your career goals. But when it comes to job interviews, many candidates shy away from being their true selves.

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Conveying Company Culture During Recruitment

by Keeley Edge

/ Company Culture, Employers, Recruitment

Recruitment is tough for both employers and candidates, so effective two-way communication is essential. One of the main ways a company can help to find the right fit for a role is to include their business aspirations at every stage of the process, from the job advert through to the interviews.

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Keeping Your Cool While Recruiting

by Keeley Edge

/ Employers, Recruitment

We all know how stressful it can be applying for a new job, but employers can face just as much anxiety during a recruitment campaign. Not only do they take a huge amount of time, effort and money to organise, but choosing the wrong applicant can have a detrimental effect on a business. With the pressure of getting it right the first time, knowing how to keep your stress levels to a minimum can help you maintain focus, make informed decisions, and ultimately select the best candidate for your company. Here are some of our top recruitment strategies for employers.

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How to Job Hunt When You’re Still Employed

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates

We’ve all experienced feelings of frustration and unhappiness at work, but what happens when you know it’s time to move on? Financially, staying in your current job while finding a new one seems logical, but there has long been a taboo surrounding job hunting when you’re still employed.

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Are Multiple Interviews the New Normal?

by Keeley Edge

/ Candidates, Recruitment

Imagine the scene – you find the perfect role, put your all into your application, receive an invitation to interview, and manage to wow the panel with your responses. Great job! Then comes the call for a second interview, a third, a fourth… so the question is, are multiple interviews the new normal?

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Latest from the blog

14th January 2022

Why recruitment planning is worth putting on your to-do list today

There’s no better time to plan for the year ahead... Read more

3rd December 2021

Identifying and Communicating Your Unique Selling Proposition

How you come across before and during a job interv... Read more

3rd December 2021

How Are You Supporting the Wellbeing of Your Employees?

As we navigate various post-pandemic transitions o... Read more

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