5 Common Recruitment Myths

We often meet people who are put off by some of the things they’ve heard about recruitment. While every company is different, we have found that the points below are myths that we feel should be busted. It’s NOT Always Long Hours in the Office Recruiters are often expected to call and meet with candidatesContinue reading “5 Common Recruitment Myths”

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 whyContinue reading “5 Reasons to Use a Recruitment Agency”

How to Perfect Your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn has completely transformed the recruitment industry. It is used by everyone involved in the recruitment process, and any potential employer will check out your profile. Despite this, we find it’s extremely underused by most graduates who can easily make this platform as rewarding as Facebook – and way more productive for job hunting. ImagesYouContinue reading “How to Perfect Your LinkedIn Profile”

Interview Etiquette: 6 Tips to Conquer Your Nerves and Make a Great First Impression

Nervous about your upcoming interview? Take note of these 6 tips that will help you conquer your nerves and make a great first impression. Always Accept a DrinkIf they offer you a drink, ask for a glass of water even if you don’t want one. Nerves and talking a lot can make your throat dry.Continue reading “Interview Etiquette: 6 Tips to Conquer Your Nerves and Make a Great First Impression”

Interview Etiquette: 5 Things to Avoid

All too often we find great candidates who are guilty of one the following faux pas at interview. You may think your manners are up to scratch but have a read through the following tips to make sure you are ready for your next interview.  Eating Don’t eat food or chew gum in your interview –Continue reading “Interview Etiquette: 5 Things to Avoid”

What Professional Development Can You Expect in Recruitment?

Landing your first role in recruitment is an exciting prospect. However, before accepting any job, you should always consider the professional development you will receive and how it will help you in the future.  What skills will recruiters learn?  The most important thing you will learn as a recruiter are sales skills. These include: prospectContinue reading “What Professional Development Can You Expect in Recruitment?”

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 forContinue reading “6 Insights on Recruiting Millennials”



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