Category: Candidates

How to stop candidates logging off and tuning out

How to stop candidates logging off and tuning out Social media has transformed the way we live, work and communicate.  But with more connections taking place on screen than in person are we in danger of losing the art of conversation? From a recruitment perspective we are increasingly hearing from candidates who feel disengaged simply […]

Social Media, Personal Brand and Your Next Job

Social media is an important tool in recruitment – both by candidates looking for a new job and employers searching for new staff and researching potential candidates. So it’s crucial that your various profiles on social media give the best impression of your ‘personal brand’; reflecting your personal values and professional skills. Your personal brand […]

Live well work well

The rising cost of living is affecting us all (and our bank balances), and it’s also having a marked impact on the employment market; driving more people to look for a new job. With more candidates looking to change jobs, employers are having to do more in order to attract the best candidates and retain […]

So tell me about yourself

With an increase in employment levels and record numbers of people applying for jobs now is the perfect time to hone your interview skills.  In this, the first of our insight guides on interview tips, we’ll tell you how to answer the common question of ‘tell me about yourself’. Those fateful words come up in […]

Dive in to a Board role!

      Adrian Moorhouse and Sue Anstiss, board members of Leisure Focus.   Former Olympic swimmer Adrian Moorhouse is just one of the growing number of people who are offering to share skills and experience on a Board in order to help a local organisation. Adrian joined the Board of Leisure Focus – a […]