Employee Attraction and Retention

S2 tips: how to conduct a successful interview

The interview is only a part of the overall recruitment process, but often the most stressful bit – and not just for the candidate! If you find the interview process daunting or just want to make sure you getting as much information as you can about the candidates and have the... read more

What employers get wrong when hiring

Hiring the wrong person can cost a lot of time and money. It can result in decreased productivity, a higher rate of sick days and more money spent in the long run on recruitment. Unfortunately, it’s all too common – a report by the Futures Foundation said that the overall... read more

Great employers attract great talent: the importance of your brand for recruitment

In the modern-day recruitment environment, we often speak about it as more of a candidate's market - the internet has made vacancies easier to find and company background easier to research, while the top talent out there now know they can hold out for better if a job spec... read more

Caught on camera: the benefits of video interviews

It’s becoming more and more common for hiring managers to interview job applicants via video technology. Why? Well, the immediate benefits for recruiters are obvious - it’s saves both time and money in buckets. For applicants, a video interview broadens the job search as it... read more

Ask the Experts – How do I write a good job description?

As recruiters, this question is probably the one we’re most frequently asked. Recruiting new employees is drastically different to how it was even just a few years ago, due to the huge increase in demand for skilled workers from UK businesses who need people to add value to... read more