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5 simple steps to choosing the right recruitment agency

28th August 2020 | Career Advicedigital interviewfinding that perfect jobJob HuntingMotivationalRecruitingYourRecruit ITzoom interview

Let’s face it, there are loads of recruitment agencies to choose from, 39,232 registered as trading in the UK to be precise. So how on earth do you choose the one you want to represent your company or your job search? Get it wrong and you will certainly regret it. Get it right and you will save time and money as a client and you will have more choices for job opportunities as a candidate. So how on earth do you go about shortlisting agencies and make the final choice?...

How will the CORONAVIRUS affect your job search and how to overcome it to find your dream Employer

22nd April 2020 | Career AdviceJob HuntingMotivationalRecruitingYourRecruit IT

There are no two ways about it, the COVID-19 Pandemic will certainly slow your job search down, but in reality there is no reason to stop it completely.  Now is the time to invest your spare time into researching potential companies you're interested in and make a shortlist of those you feel you would like to work for.  Search for testimonials from employees who have worked at your shortlisted companies as these will give you an overall idea of just how they operate from the view of those...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Hey, how are you?

9th October 2018 | Meet the TeamMotivationalNewsRecruitingYourRecruit IT

It is not a question that breaks the rules or shocks an audience; in fact it is just a simple question that many people ask, and hear, most days. However, have you really thought about its impact? It’s funny, because sometimes you take for granted that “how are you?” and it is only when it is absent that you start to realise the import of such a phrase. The reason I say this is because last week, a selection of our Consultants went to the IP EXPO Europe at the Excel London. We had...

Recruitment Agencies: Have your say, but hear ours first!

14th September 2018 | CompetitionsRecruiting

More than just an unsolicited phone call, more than just a meme; we are actually a pretty efficient team. Let’s not beat around the bush, recruitment agencies are up there with estate agents. Many find us persistent and relentless, annoying and not forgetting pointless. But, remember that, actually, we provide – just like estate agents – an invaluable service. You need to sell your house, can you do that alone? You need to recruit the crème de la crème, the experienced, and the...