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Meet the Team: Charlie D

24th May 2018 | Meet the TeamNews

We’re very excited to announce the arrival of a new team member. Please join us in welcoming our new Recruitment Resourcer, and our second Charlie, Charlie D! So, the question on everyone’s lips, who is Charlie? Let’s find out! Welcome to YourRecruit IT, Charlie. Tell us a little about yourself. I am a young, confident 19 year old, who loves putting my all into everything. I have grown up loving and playing all sports and have a lot of time for my family, friends and...

In-demand tech skills to learn if you want to stand out in a crowded market

30th April 2018 | Career Advice

The tech world is vast and highly competitive. It’s key to stand out but knowing how to do so is part of the challenge. Here are some of the biggest and growing entities within the world of IT that employers are looking for! It’s an exciting time to be involved in the tech industry. But not only that, it’s exciting for industries who are adapting the way in which they work. According to the report by Modis, the number of tech roles is going to increase for the next few years. Their...

GDPR – why your personal data is safe with YourRecruit IT

15th March 2018 | NewsYourRecruit IT

I am sure you will have heard of GDPR by now, it seems everybody in business is talking about it - and worrying about it! It is a piece of legislation coming into force on 25 May, which will update our existing Data Protection laws and which is designed to provide better protection of our personal data. It gives individuals greater rights and puts more responsibilities on businesses who collect, store and use personal data. It should help to reduce the risk of data theft, identity fraud and...

Some thoughts on midlife career change and women

6th March 2018 | Career AdviceMotivational

Happy 8th March, International Women’s Day! As a women-owned business at YourRecruit Group, we're marking the day by talking to three amazing women, who work in entirely different fields and pursue diverse goals. Regardless of all the differences, Saboohi Famili, Teresa Leyman and Gill Thorpe, all share a prominent value; drive to succeed! With increasingly distant retirement age, midlife women (and men) in the UK have one to two decades of working life in front of them. This fact on its...

Valentine’s Day Competition – Count the Hearts and Win

8th February 2018 | Competitions

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED! The folks here at YourRecruit IT would love to make Valentine's day a little bit more special this year so we have partnered up with our friends at Into the Blue to give you and your partner a gift to remember. How do you win? Count the hearts we have hidden all over both websites and leave a comment on either of our Social Media pages. Alternatively, you can send your answer to headoffice@yourrecruitgroup.com IMPORTANT TIP: When counting the...

Refer a friend and claim up to £250 worth of Amazon Vouchers

27th January 2018 | Job HuntingMotivationalRecruitingYourRecruit IT

If you recommend a friend to us, we’ll give you up to £250 in Amazon Vouchers. At YourRecruit IT we’re committed to expanding our network of professionals looking for a new career opportunity. Recommend a friend to YourRecruit IT today and you can claim up to £250 worth of Amazon Vouchers. Please ask your recommendation to send their CV to info@yourrecruitit.com, giving your name as a reference. **Please note, in order to claim your voucher for successfully helping your...

Four Motivational and Heartwarming Movies for Working Parents

1st December 2017 | Motivational

People have been working parents since the beginning of mankind. Whether you were working as a hunter-gatherer, within farming or building, back then, somehow, a working life with children was much simpler! There was no rushing them to school or long commutes to work. I suppose that back then there was no other option than for you to take them with you and get on with it! Now we live in a world where we are expected to work as if we have no children and parent as if we have no job. For...

Five tips to make any job look impressive on your CV

1st November 2017 | Career AdviceJob Hunting

As long as you work, your CV should be a live document. Even if you have not changed your company, you will likely need to modify it according to your new skills and experiences. Recruiters and employers cannot afford to read between the lines, so you have only a few seconds to impress them. Below are five pieces of advice for you:  Key Skills Add a ‘key skills’ section and put this at the top of your CV. Make them relevant and concise. The mistake a lot of candidates make is to have a...

Why Personal Brand is for everyone and how to manage it

9th October 2017 | Career AdviceJob Hunting

What employers want to know about their candidates, hasn't changed as such. They are still interested to see how you stand above other candidates and what qualities you will bring to their business. However, a CV with a list of your skills and experiences is not quite enough anymore. Online Profiles Harmonise your online profiles across the web. It could be your CV in addition to your profile on various job boards, on LinkedIn or any other professional platform. Your CV  There was a...

what we do as recruitment consultants and how we can help

29th September 2017 | RecruitingYourRecruit IT

Overview YourRecruit IT recruitment consultants are responsible for attracting candidates and matching them to permanent or contract positions with clients. We work closely with candidates and companies, building relationships in order to gain a better understanding of their recruitment needs and selection process. Sales At YourRecruit IT, we invest a lot of time and effort into bringing new clients on board. This involves attending networking events, lead generation, sales calls and...