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Back to School: Finding that “perfect” work/life balance!!

2nd September 2019 | Uncategorized

As we enter the new school year the nerves are most likely setting in for both parents and/or students, whether this be on your little one’s first day at school, your teenager starting at secondary school or indeed those entering their final years of school. Any of the above can be a daunting and stressful time and as a parent you will be wanting the best for your children and this could involve a lot of juggling with work and home life balance. Achieving a healthy work-life balance...

What would you like to be when you grow up?

14th August 2019 | Uncategorized

“What would you like to be when you grow up?” ...is the question we heard so many times during our childhood. At only five years old, we had no idea that this would turn into an insoluble dilemma of adolescence! We all had a career we wanted to pursue, whether we wanted to be a superhero, an astronaut, a firefighter, a scientist, a professional footballer or a veterinarian… If you are a recent College or University graduate, you may still be trying to answer this million dollar...

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...