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 already […]

Getting the Most from Your Graduate Hire

When you take on a recent graduate, you must understand that they require a different level of management and support than more experienced members of the team. However, despite this, hiring graduates can often be a better option than someone with experience in a different field. So, if you are struggling with your graduate hires, […]

6 Ways to Reduce Your Recruitment Spend in 2021

As times gradually return back to “precedented” levels, businesses are turning their attention to rebuilding their teams. Care must be taken in order to avoid unnecessary expenditure in recruitment. 1: Preparation Before interviewing or even speaking to  your candidates, you must have a crystal clear distinction of what you require them to have, and what […]

Wisely Reducing the Time to Hire

Too often, businesses will attempt to speed up the hiring process, inadvertently cutting all-too crucial corners and landing themselves a bad hire. We understand. Sometimes there’s a gap in the business that needs to be filled quickly. You simply don’t have the time to go through the entire ‘proper’ hiring process and so you see […]

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 […]

The True Costs of a Bad Hire

Businesses often vastly underestimate the impact of a hiring mistake. If you were to hire someone who, after the first few weeks, turns out not to have been a wise choice, you may think all you’ve lost is what you’ve paid them so far. Hell, even the recruiter might return their fee if the bad […]

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 Jobs 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 […]