How to adapt recruitment during the coronavirus pandemic?

Earlier this week, the World Health Organisation labelled the Wuhan-born coronavirus a global pandemic, affecting businesses, schools and governmental organisations. With widespread political, medical and social uncertainty, it’s natural that employers will fear for future recruitment processes and employment measures. Working in recruitment myself, it’s very clear that businesses are reluctant to proceed with hiring

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Should I use a recruitment agency to employ staff?

As a recruitment agency owner, you’d probably expect me to say “yes every time” but actually more often than not, at Thompson & Terry Recruitment we say to clients that they probably don’t need to use an agency to fill their vacancy. We are all experts in our profession and will probably know our businesses

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What to do before the first day of a new job?

Starting a new job is normally exciting but can often be daunting, you’re not alone, it’s definitely the same for everybody. As recruiters we felt it would be useful to put together a basic checklist for you, so you can focus on the excitement before starting your new job. Logistics Start time (often this is

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New Client Opportunity for 2020

Here at Thompson & Terry Recruitment, we are passionate about only sending candidates across to clients that we would personally employ ourselves. For that reason, over 70% of the first CV we send over receives a job offer (national average circa 5%). This demonstrates the focus we place on the quality and relevance of a

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How to interview fairly (the 5 steps to transparency)

As a recruitment agency owner, I am always trying to find better ways to interview candidates; but what defines better? Actually, in my opinion, the job of an interviewer is twofold; firstly to give a complete and honest overview of you as a company and also the role itself, with no grey areas. Secondly, is

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