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 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 […]

Sell Your Sales Self

We all know that you need to tailor your CV to whichever industry you’re applying. That’s all well and good, but sales goes a bit further – in sales, a CV isn’t just a description of you, it’s an opportunity to demonstrate to whoever’s reading it just how good you are at selling, using yourself […]

More than Money – The True Cost of a Bad Hire

The person you just hired turned out not to be the asset to the team for which you were hoping. However, the money you paid them (and perhaps paid for them) was not all that was wasted.   Time Unlike money, time cannot be regained. Searching, assessing, interviewing, onboarding, training; the amount of time spent […]

5 Reasons to Use a Recruitment Agency

If you are looking for your first job after graduating you might expect to apply to most jobs directly rather than go through a recruiter. However, this can be a less productive use of your time than speaking to a few recruitment agencies and talking things through with a professional. Below are 5 reasons why […]

What Should You Pay Graduates?

If you, like many other recruitment agencies, are planning on adding more graduates to your workforce, one of the vital things to consider is what you should pay them in their first year.  Basic salary Graduates interested in recruitment are often very motivated by money. So, it’s important to offer graduates an attractive basic salary […]

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 Focus on Getting More Graduates in Your Team

Some recruitment 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 […]