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What Does The Future Hold For CV’s (Resume’s) and Covering Letters?

CVs (resumes) and covering letters have long been the standard format for candidates profiling their talents. However, in an age where ‘personal branding’ is coming ever further to the forefront, do these formats remain relevant or should recruiters be doing more to persuade candidates to help themselves stand out?   The CV – that bastion […]

The Year of the Candidate – Adapt and Thrive

  The first quarter of 2017 is now over and it’s been a busy one. The introduction of the Apprenticeship Levy, annual gender pay gap reporting, and the rollout of auto enrolment across SMEs, the UK’s biggest employment sector, have all conspired to provide an environment where companies are taking a close look a their […]

Diversity within a Team

There’s a lot of talk about diversity and its importance within the workplace, but what is meant by ‘diversity’?   Diversity is a surprisingly broad term, encompassing, not only gender, age, race, religion, background and personality, but also the differences in the way people perceive themselves, others around them and their subsequent interactions. Given this […]

Cyber Attack – Protect Your Business

For recruitment agencies, their asset of greatest value is their database. Not only does it hold the results of years of hard work and research but it also holds the key to future success. It’s something that’s built upon, nurtured and protected to the extent that when a member of staff resigns, they’re often escorted […]

Personal Branding – What Does Your Online Profile Say About You?

These days, whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram or Linkedin, everyone has a presence on social media. Many people use multiple platforms, picking up on the different style of each. Clients are becoming wiser to social media and often search for the profiles of both their prospective employees and their professional contacts. As such, it’s […]