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Thanks but no thanks!

1st July 2019 | Uncategorized

Are you finding your chosen candidate decides to regretfully decline your offer of employment? Rest assured, you are not alone. “We are currently in a candidate driven market” I bet you are hearing this a lot lately, but exactly what is a candidate driven market? It’s something that affects all employers recruiting, with the candidates the ones who are in the driving seat! Candidates are often receiving multiple job offers, as well as their current employers trying to offer more...

To Temp or not to Temp? That is the question…

11th June 2019 | Job HuntingNewsRecruiting

Have you considered temping? It’s a fantastic opportunity to gain work experience on a short- or long-term basis and there are many reasons why you may choose this route of employment. Excitingly, it can offer you valuable experience within many industries, from SMEs to Multinational Corporations. You could be in-between permanent employment, a student looking to gain crucial experience during your breaks between academic terms or simply, you like the flexibility that temping...

International Women’s Day 2019

8th March 2019 | Uncategorized

 A bit of history… International Women’s Day takes place on the 8th March yearly and is widely observed for its importance in history as a day of anti-sexism and anti-discrimination. In many places around the world, the day is treated as a day of protest, but for others it is a celebration of womanhood and the equal rights breakthrough of the 20th century. Soviet Russia became the first country in 1917 to announce March 8th as a national holiday following women’s gain of...

National Careers Week: What do employees really want?

6th March 2019 | Career AdviceRecruiting

In light of National Careers Week, we have put together a succinct, career-minded blog. Currently, the UK employment market is booming. The Guardian recently reported that ‘…the spending power of British workers increased to its highest level in two years in November following the biggest rise in real pay since September 2016.’ With this in mind, the recruitment industry has become even more competitive, with the candidate wielding full control over their job search. Juggling...

Valentine’s Day Competition – £50 Amazon voucher to be won

8th February 2019 | CompetitionsNews

Valentine's Day The month of romance is upon us. Supermarkets and shops are bustling with flowers of all colours, chocolates of all flavours and cards with all content. People frantically buying gifts in a bid to demonstrate their love and affection for their respected other half. Every year on 14th February, here in the United Kingdom and in many other countries around the world, we celebrate Valentine’s Day, or Saint Valentine’s Day. As the name suggests, the celebration comes from...

Merry Christmas!

21st December 2018 | Uncategorized

From all of us at the YourRecruit Group, we would like to wish you a very, Merry Christmas and a fabulous New Year. There is still time to enter our Christmas competition over on Facebook, where you could win a £50 Amazon gift voucher.

Prepare for January blues…set your sights on a £250 Amazon Voucher*

20th November 2018 | Career AdviceMotivationalNewsRecruitingYourRecruit IT

At YourRecruit IT, we love Christmas. The Christmas tree is up. The advent calendars are in position. The party outfits are hanging in wait. We savour every moment. However, we know what happens post Christmas. January blues are not a joke or click bait. In fact, they are the reality of many people across the UK. Therefore, practising self-care is extremely important. What is self-care? Self-care is the practice of looking after oneself. Often, January 1st sparks new diets, new fitness...

So tell me what you want, what you really, really want…

13th November 2018 | MotivationalNewsRecruitingYourRecruit IT

This week saw the reawakening of nineties kids all over the world, to the sound of a zig-a-zig-ah. Between 1000 and 1030 on Saturday morning, thousands of Spice Girls fans frantically refreshed their internet browsers in order to secure arena tickets for a reunion tour.  I did not acquire said tickets, but there is always hope. So tell me what you want, what you really, really want... Throughout the months of September and October, our clients completed a survey detailing their preferences...

Maybe she’s born with it… maybe she’s just spent a really long time honing her skills and has avoided procrastination like it’s a poison.

12th November 2018 | Career AdviceMotivational

Not really as snappy or catchy as the well-known tagline we could all probably sing, but it's truthful nonetheless. And it becomes more evident the more candidates we place and the more colleagues we work alongside. I'm sorry to break it to you, but you either have it or you don't. However, there's no need to be completely fatalistic because lots of recent research suggests that if you don't have it, there are a number of things you can do to develop it. But, what is "it"? I have been...