Is it a good time to recruit?

I think in a turbulent economic climate with so many unknowns, the knee-jerk reaction is to avoid unnecessary costs and for many businesses it’s about doing everything possible to cut cost and regrettably often staff redundancies being inevitable. But is that the right answer? Well in all honesty we don’t know what the future holds,

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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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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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How to Attract Talent in Oxford’s Competitive Employment Market

As a recruiter, networker, and business owner, I am consistently working with other businesses, large or small, who all seem to share the same difficulties when recruiting talented employees. Although the severity of these difficulties depends on the location, seniority, and sector of the vacancy, the challenge itself always seems to remain. ‘The Digital Age’

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How I built my CV outside of my 9-5 and how you can to!

As a young person myself (well youngish!), I found it tough to separate myself from my peers at the start of my career, as most young people do. Even most ‘entry-level’ jobs will request some form of experience, which seems ironic, how exactly do you get that experience? Throughout school, Rugby was my passion and

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