5 reasons you’ve lost your perfect candidates

In looking for the best and brightest talent in the market it’s easy to forget that in the current candidate led market, the people that you want have many options. It’s hard enough to find top talent and even harder still to hear they’ve taken another offer.

How can you attract the best talent?

The recruitment landscape has shifted. 

Cast UK launch Human Resources division

We are excited to announce the launch of our new division focused exclusively around Human Resources recruitment services.

Banish 'Blue Mondays'

The middle of January; gloomy weather, a depleted bank balance, a couple of extra inches around the waistline and a bunch of New Year’s resolutions that you’ve already broken. On top of all that, you might be embarking on another year in a job that you’re not happy in.

Do’s and don’ts of the office Christmas party...

The office Christmas party is an event that can be a bit of a minefield depending on the dynamics of your workplace.

There’s probably number of questions you’re asking yourself; What do you wear? How early or ‘fashionably late’ should you arrive? Can you bring a plus one?

5 key themes from the Recruitment Agency Expo

Yesterday our Marketing team and our HR and Training team headed down to Birmingham for the 2016 Recruitment Agency Expo.

Why do recruitment clients ask for poor service?

I have worked as a professional recruiter for almost 12 years and it still amazes me that some clients insist on receiving poor service from recruiters – in fact they request it!
Picture this…

A client (let’s call him John from ABC Limited) needs a new manager to join his team. This need is pretty urgent as it is due to the previous incumbent resigning and now working his month’s notice. So what does John do? Now, if he is new to recruitment he may Google agencies within his sector. If not, then he may look up his recruiter contacts he has dealt with over the years. Either way, he will have an overwhelming urge to contact lots of recruiters and brief them on his requirement.