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Top 10 careers listed as “safest” globally

GIVEN the unsettled economic and political landscape, more and more people are concerned about their futures. The prospect of a ‘job for life’ is rare in the 21st century, but what are the safest bets when choosing a career or changing sector? A new study by the Office... read more

Recruiting? Be clear and concise study says

CONFUSING and unfamiliar job titles can be a barrier between success and failure when attracting the best candidates.  Overly detailed advertisements, corporate jargon and lengthy descriptions mean would-be employees are often unsure what a job entails, let alone whether... read more

Recruitment – Using an agency vs doing it yourself. Let’s debunk the myths

This may be a competitive industry which is seen as money-driven and cynical, but that’s far from the case when it comes to  S2 Recruitment and our parent brand, Supertemps. Some companies think agencies are too expensive and believe they can advertise and conduct the... read more

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