5 Hidden Red Flags in Job Ads

Everyone knows you should be wary when you see “Competitive Salary” in a job ad. (Are they competing to pay you the lowest salary they can?) Aside from this, however, there are other concealed meanings that might slip by you if you don’t have a trained eye like ours. 1. Flexible Hours The key theme […]

Gen Z: FinTech Needs You!

FinTech is absolutely skyrocketing as an industry. It produced 151 unicorns (startups valued above $1b) in 2021, making up a third of all unicorns that year. But, they have a big problem… Gen Z Just Isn’t Fussed Older generations continue to express interest in financial services such as banking, credit cards and investments. They’re under […]

Red Flags to Look Out for in Your Candidates

We asked our network what their biggest ‘Red Flags’ were when interviewing candidates. These are things that, while not directly indicative of a lack of skill, show warning signs that best not be ignored.   Asking the Wrong Questions Coming in third place was ‘Answering the Wrong Questions’. But, what exactly is the wrong question? […]

Why Top Talent Doesn’t Pick You

The speed at which the Finance world is specialising further has created a shortage of people with those specialised skills. Acquiring these people for your business can be tough. Here’s where you may be going wrong.   1: Your Identity For someone to be attracted to working at a business (especially over one that they’re […]

The Impacts of Ghosting Your Candidates

No one likes to be told they’re not wanted, but ignoring  your candidates may have a worse impact than if you had simply told them ‘no’. If your candidates don’t hear from you after a certain amount of time, they are of course going to assume they’ve been unsuccessful in their application. This places them […]

5 Things to Look Out For in Graduate CVs

When we are faced with a large pile of graduate CVs it can be tricky to work out which are worth a call. Below are some tips on what we find useful to look for which should help you speed up this process. Sales Experience Any job that offers sales experience – retail included – […]

4 Reasons to Get More Graduates in Your Team

Some companies avoid taking on new graduates, believing that training them will take up too much time and resources. However, due to the great feedback we get from the graduates we place, we thought we would share some of the advantages of hiring graduates. Eager, Fast Learners with New Ideas Having studied for at least […]

6 Insights on Recruiting Millennials

As of 2020 millennials make up 50% of the global workforce. So, organisations looking to hire new staff should focus on attracting this generation, also known as Generation Y.  Extrinsically rather than intrinsically motivated The millennial candidates we meet are usually more motivated by external rewards, a focus on corporate social responsibility and recognition for […]