Recruitment Advice

Overqualified job applicants? Disregard them at your peril!

WITH new figures revealing a third of graduates are overqualified for their current job, a leading recruitment company is working with clients and exploring a new approach to filling job vacancies. For many years the CVs of candidates with too much education or experience... read more

Adaptability is number one trait when hiring

ADAPTABILITY is the number one trait employers are looking for when hiring new staff, according to a new survey. Research by CV-Library found the key skills managing directors and HR bosses want in a candidate are the ability to adapt (71.5%), resilience (57.5%) and being... read more

What is candidate experience?

While it can often feel that the ball is in the court of the recruiter, candidates hold a lot of power when applying for jobs. 'Candidate experience’ is a term applied to the experience which potential employees have when applying for a job. Good candidate experience can mean... read more

Five interview questions you should always ask a job candidate

Employer's interview questions, styles and formats vary greatly from company to company and interviewer to interviewer, but the end goal is always the same – to find out as much as possible about the candidate to give you the information you need to make a hiring decision. Get... read more

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