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!

 

Snow need to worry: No snow disruption at Orange Towers!

With the Beast from the East hitting across the UK this morning, causing traffic mayhem & untold lost hours of business working time, here at Cast UK we are feeling a little smug.

 

Having launched our virtual video interviewing facility BroadCAST as part of our premium Edge service bundle, we now have the luxury of being able to proceed no matter what with interviewing simply using our “Anytime Anywhere” facility to connect clients & candidates as normal.

A successful year in recruitment

So recently I posted on Linkedin about the last 12 months of my career in recruitment at Cast UK & found I had so much to write about I thought I’d blog about it as well! So, without further ado, here’s my summary of life in the last 12 months at Cast UK:

Why I chose recruitment by Conrad Johnson

Many people ask me why, having a sales career already, I decided to move into recruitment? Well, to be honest, I have always had a keen interest in recruitment, and had tried to get into it before I started on my journey to becoming a sales professional, but the timing was never right & I didn’t get the opportunity.

Cast UK announce two new hires

We are pleased to announce to new starters who have joined the team at our Manchester head office, James Brown and Jordan White.

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?