We are pleased to announce two new starters who have joined our team at Orange Towers, Abigail Robinson and Michael Bentley.
As recruiters it’s frustrating to hear if a candidate has not attended an interview, however some excuses we have heard over our 13 years have made us laugh. Here are our top ten worst, best or most unusual candidate excuses we’ve had over to get out of an interview. Some of them we hear time & time again, while others are somewhat less common!
Employer branding – why is it so important for SMEs?
Having launched our new video interviewing software, Broadcast, our clients are increasingly using it as an essential step in their hiring process to pre-screen or interview candidates. Whilst interviewing from wherever you want is convenient and easy, there’s some common mistakes that candidates must avoid. Get your video interviewing technique right and it’s a great way to stand out from the competition.
As employment levels stand at an all-time high, its more crucial than ever to understand that recruiting the best talent is no longer the simple linear process of years gone by.
In a candidate-driven market, the best talent can take their pick of the best roles, meaning the companies need to work harder than ever to attract new people to their businesses.
Ready to take your next step on the career ladder but not quite sure where to start? It's likely that you need a little structure to really get going with your job hunt so we’ve put together a few quick pointers to help kick start your job search.
The latest news about Michael Page’s massive data leak comes as an unwelcome surprise to the world of recruitment. It was confirmed yesterday that an estimated 780,000 of their global job applicants have been accidentally leaked by IT consultants Capgemini.
Its generally assumed that the annual recruitment charge happens in January, but with 73 days to go, while you may be day dreaming of turkey & vaguely considering starting your Christmas shopping sometime soon, others are already ahead of the game, swinging into action and making plans to start their recruitment drive before the Christmas season.
While everyone else is looking forward to a (hopefully!) hot summer and watching the Olympics on TV with their feet up, Logistics professionals are deep in planning for the retail Peak season already.
Think back to 1999, it’s the European Cup Final at the Nou Camp...
Manchester United are losing one-nil, defeat looming on the horizon. Their fortunes turned around however, with two substitutes famously saving the day for the reds, Teddy Sheringham scoring the equaliser in injury time and Ole Gunnar Solskjær snatching another in the 92nd minute to win the title at the last gasp.