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UK LABOUR MARKET – March 2020 REPORT

11th March 2020 | Job Hunting

Each month we receive the most up-to-date source of monthly UK labour market report with data and analysis. The Report on Jobs is a monthly publication produced by Markit and sponsored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation. The report features original survey data which provide the most up-to-date monthly picture of recruitment, employment, staff availability and employee earnings trends available. Key points from the March survey: Stronger rise in permanent...

Recruiting in a candidate driven market

5th March 2020 | Job HuntingMotivationalRecruiting

Are you finding recruiting top talent is a challenge? Are you finding that candidates are being snapped up before you can turn around? We are!  With the uncertainty of Brexit and a slightly unstable climate we have seen a real shift in the market with clients recruiting.  With this in mind, we wanted to provide some tips on how to secure the candidate you really want! Dedicate your time to recruitment! Only too often do we take roles in at the end of a day.  Recruitment,...

Show the love in February!

24th February 2020 | Job HuntingMotivational

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner many of us are feeling the love, but what if we are not feeling the love for our job anymore?  With this year being a leap year, is it time to take the leap to a more fulfilling job or a new career? Job hunting is a job in itself and can seem daunting but you don’t need to do it alone.  We are here to help you through the job search lifecycle.  Our consultants have a passion and flair for what they do, they take the time to get to know you...

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...

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 Group we’re committed to expanding our network of professionals looking for a new career opportunity. Recommend a friend to YourRecruit Group 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...

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...

The two main reasons you should tell the truth on your CV

7th August 2017 | Interview TipsJob Hunting

I have a few reasons to discuss this subject. However, not to keep you too long here, I'll  only cover the two main reasons you should tell the truth on your CV. Whilst it is only natural to want to exaggerate one’s skills, experiences and talents, it, categorically, must be avoided… especially if you are looking to secure a technical IT role. Yes, we get it: adding a user on Active Directory is far less exciting than being able to administer its back end. But, please, for your sake,...

Digital Marketing Interview Questions

26th May 2017 | Interview TipsJob Hunting

So you have found your perfect job within Digital Marketing, and have secured an interview. What now? Prepare, prepare, prepare is my main advice! Make sure you know the format of the interview, including what sort of questions you will be asked. Make sure you know who you will be interviewed by, where the interview will take place, how long it will take and when they are looking to make a decision. Speak to your recruiter to find out this information and make sure you ask lots of questions...

Short Notice Job Interview – 10 minutes read

11th May 2017 | Interview TipsJob Hunting

Preparing for an interview is a time consuming task and it doesn’t always go according to plan. Sometimes you may find yourself invited to an interview at very short notice – the next day! Can you be fully prepared with just 24 hours’ notice? Here are a few tips on how to prepare for short notice job interviews.   Make time and focus While you might not be able to conduct perfect preparation that would enable your best interview performance, you can prepare to perform at a...