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Master the art of email job applications.

24th March 2017 | Job Hunting

We are all familiar with online application forms. The ticking of boxes, filling in the relevant information and off it goes. But what about when an employer requests you email them your application? Suddenly all the required fields disappear and you’re left trying to establish how to make your application stand out. 5 Top tips to master email job applications Don’t fret, we’ve compiled a list of 5 top tips to help you… 1. Follow the job description The most important part of a...

From student to young professional: What to expect

17th March 2017 | Job Hunting

When fresh out of university it can be incredibly daunting as you peer around the door to working life. The start of your career is an exciting time, but it’s important to know what to expect as you transition from full time student to a young professional. So, here are our top 3 tips on making that switch from student pjs and last minute lectures to a valued member of staff. Be prepared to build your student stamina Who’d have known that day-to-day work doesn’t include time for a...

The CV golden rules to live by

8th March 2017 | Job Hunting

The job market has always been highly competitive. Finding a new job is onerous for most, but with a little fine-tuning your CV can help secure the next step: a job interview. Once you’ve got a foot in the door, the rest is up to you. Without a CV that really shows off what you can do, you’re essentially undervaluing yourself as an employee. Which is why we’ve compiled a quick list of CV golden rules to help make job applications easier. Don’t over complicate its presentation As...

5 Tips for recruiting better candidates

27th February 2017 | Recruiting

There is nothing more frustrating for a recruiter or employer than spending hours sieving through candidates that aren’t quite what you’re looking for. Although on the flip side, when you do find that perfect candidate with all the skills you could dream of, you’ll be glad you took our tips into account. To help you recruit better candidates we’ve compiled a list of five tops to fine-tune your search… 1. Be accurate in your job listings If you don’t make your job...

Our 5 top tips on finding a recruitment agency for your business

1st February 2017 | Recruiting

Finding a recruitment agency | Where to start Embarking on the adventure of recruiting a new member of staff for your team can be somewhat overwhelming. For a start, typing ‘London Recruitment Agency’ or ‘Brighton Recruitment Agency’ into Linkedin or Google will have you faced with a minefield of recruitment agencies all competing for the top search spots. To add to the sheer number of agencies you have to choose from, the past few years have seen recruitment agencies entering a...

What To Wear To An Interview | 3 Golden Rules

24th January 2017 | Interview Tips

So you’re searching for the next step in your career and you’ve landed yourself an interview (or two!) As well as researching the company you’re interviewing for and preparing to answer any questions that may come your way, you’ll want to start thinking about how best to present yourself in order to make a good first impression. Image isn’t everything. Ultimately an employer wants to know you have the right experience and personality to fit their role and company. That said,...

Recruiter Spotlight: Charlie

21st December 2016 | YourRecruit IT

In the first of our recruiter spotlight interviews, YourRecruit IT’s Charlie Reeves talks about his role as Head of Contract Recruitment, what he loves about working at YourRecruit IT and offers some of his top tips for clients and candidates... 1. How long have you been working for YourRecruit IT? I started at YourRecruit IT in Oct 2015, so I’ve been here just over a year now. 2. Can you tell us what you enjoy most about your job? I’d definitely say the people here....

Our Top Five Interview Tips

6th December 2016 | Job Hunting

With our recruitment expertise and knowledge, our team are well placed to offer advice and tips when it comes to the interview process. We've come up with our top five tips to give you the best chance at getting that great new job opportunity, and on the career path to success! 1. Be prepared Your details have been sent and have impressed the company enough to see you for interview. This is now your chance to impress them and confirm all the things they liked on your CV! You'll be fully...

Our Brand New Website!

3rd October 2016 | News

YourRecruit IT has a new look! We're thrilled to unveil our new site - and we think it looks great! Our new recruitment blog offers a great resource for finding interesting and valuable insights from the world of IT recruitment, as well as all the very latest information, news and updates from us. With some fantastic features, our new and improved website gives you easy access to our specialist IT recruitment services. Candidates Job hunting has never been easier with our new job...