News & Media


This page is where you will find interesting articles and features based within and from the World of Recruitment. We aim to provide you with the resources to help you in your job search and keep you updated with current hot topics within the industry.

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July 2017


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A developing industry and the effect on recruiting the best talent

March 2017


The recruitment industry has changed dramatically since I started out in the 90’s. I worked in the IT contracting market, when new technology was heightening the demand for specialist skills and the scare mongering that as we hit the year 2000, all current systems would crash! They called it...


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Unemployment at it's lowest since 2005!

March 2017


Unemployment rate falls to lowest since 2005 Official figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 4.7% – the lowest level in 12 years The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has confirmed that employment continues to run at a record high rate of 74.6%, with...


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7 Reasons Why You Weren't Hired

March 2017


Your resume perfectly fits the job description, you’ve been hearing positive feedback from HR, and… what?! You weren’t hired? Don’t take it personally – there are a whole slew of reasons outside your control (and sometimes in your control) why you may have...


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What not to do at interview stage!

March 2017


Sweaty palms, nervous jitters and uncomfortable laughter – job interviews have the propensity to bring out the best and worst in candidates. Whilst some thrive on the adrenaline-fuelled environment, others buckle and fall in on themselves. It’s all about striking a balance - as a...


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Thinking of hiring an Apprentice?

March 2017


With National Apprenticeship Week 2017 taking place from 6-10th March, here is a quick guide on the important areas employers need to be aware of when employing apprentices. What documentation do apprentices receive? Apprentices do not work under normal contracts of employment. Instead,...


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