5 ways to get the edge when hiring top talent

As professional recruiters, one of the challenges the companies we work with mention time and time again, is how tough it is to compete for talent in current job market.

Cast UK welcome 2 new hires

We are delighted to announce a duo of new hires, Georgina Passmore and Jake Wilkes, who will all be strengthening the recruitment team at our head office in Manchester.

Fancy dress fundraiser for Children in Need

For the third year running, on Friday 17th November, the whole Cast UK team will be arriving at work unrecognisable, in fancy dress raising money for Children in Need 2017!

Guest blog: Gideon Hillman - Warehouse design, what are the key factors to consider?

About the author: 

Gideon Hillman FCILT FCMI FIC, is a Logistics and Supply Chain professional with over 25 years Global Supply Chain, Logistics industry & Materials Handling experience. Gideon worked at a Senior Management Level with Commercial and Operational responsibility throughout Europe, with both manufacturers & Global 3rd Party Logistics Service Providers, before establishing Gideon Hillman Consulting in 2004; one of the leading Logistics Solutions and Supply Chain consultancies in the UK.

Our Halloween Hiring Horror Stories

We’ve all heard of candidates ‘ghosting’ on their recruiter, one moment they’re excited about a new opportunity and keen to get to interview, next minute they’ve vanished from the face of the earth! But is this the scariest scenario that recruiters face?

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.

Hotseat: Olivia Fisher, Procurement & Supply Chain specialist

Liv is part of our Procurement & Supply Chain team, recruiting within the Engineering, Manufacturing and Public Sector across North Yorkshire. Liv has been with us for 2 months now and her previous experience is predominantly within sales and customer service within the education and I.T. sectors.

Hot Topic: Project Recruitment

Project recruitment is a hot topic at the moment, this is when we take ownership of the recruitment requirements for whole projects, sites or operations.

The outlook for recruitment for Quarter 4

September is traditionally a very busy month in recruitment with activity in the employment market full activity following the slow Summer period and this year is looking to follow this trend.

Rachel Sellers Guest Blog - Is your forecasting 'fit for purpose'?'

Guest Blog by Rachel Sellers, Commercial Planning professional-

All too often, when businesses are trying to improve their sales forecasting, reduce inventory holding, or simply improve availability and customer service, the first port of call is to review the forecast accuracy.