Author: Kerry O'Neill

Cast UK welcome Abigail and Michael to the team

We are pleased to announce two new starters who have joined our team at Orange Towers, Abigail Robinson and Michael Bentley.

Top Ten Candidate Excuses

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!

 

Why is Employer Branding vital for SMEs?

Employer branding – why is it so important for SMEs? 

Our 2017 Award Winners

The end of 2017 was marked with our Annual Presentation and Awards day held at the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce.

Do’s and don’ts of video interviewing

Having recently 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.

Where marketing meets recruiting

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.

Kick start your job search

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.

Security in Recruitment

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.

Why should you recruit before Christmas?

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.

Christmas in August

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.