Flexible working is a pretty hot topic at the moment and a popular trend amongst today’s workforce. At the same, it also offers many perks to your business. It can support employee’s needs, help you to be competitive when recruiting and even promote your brilliant employer brand. Most of all, its adaptable depending on your […]
We are pleased to have recently moved into an additional office within the same building to allow us space to expand, we have kept our original office to allow for privacy while registering candidates and offering clients a private interview area.
What should I do after my job interview? Know the process. It’s very frustrating when you’ve been to interview – especially for a job you really want – but then hear nothing for what seems like a lifetime. Unfortunately, your work is not done once you leave the interview – in fact it’s just beginning. […]
Unemployment is at the lowest point it’s been in fifty years. While this is great news for the economy, the fact that more people are in work and less are actively looking for new jobs does pose a dilemma for employers and means competition for attracting candidates is stiff. This is only heightened by the uncertainty of Brexit and the fact that attracting candidates isn’t always […]
These are the ten most frequently-asked interview questions that you can expect to face: What can you tell me about yourself? Can you list your strengths? What weaknesses do you have? Why should I consider hiring you? Where do you see yourself five years from now? Why do you want to work here? What is […]
It’s a common misconception that an interview should have a question-answer structure. Take my word for it – I’ve been working in the recruitment industry for over 30 years now. Having met literally thousands of candidates over this period, I’ve spotted a few patterns. The best interviews are always a two-way street. In an interview, […]
Starting a new job can be an exciting yet challenging period. You’ve aced the interview, landed the job and are probably eager to get stuck in to your new role. But, throughout this period it’s important to be on the top of your game and stay alert to how you’re being perceived by your colleagues. […]
Fresh Recruit are pleased to support Caffe Elite, Hitchin who will be offering Free Christmas Lunch this year to the homeless and the elderly. We hope the bags of goodies of requested items we dropped off this morning will go to help this worthy cause over the festive period.
Working over Christmas is … interesting. Most people hate working at this time of the year and argue, perhaps rightfully, that the time should be spent with family and friends. However, our latest research has revealed that over a third of employees enjoy working over the festive period. It seems to ultimately depend on your […]
With ongoing skills shortages wreaking havoc across many industries, finding talented recruits isn’t always easy. Therefore, when you’ve found and hired a fantastic new employee, it’s in your best interest to retain them for as long as possible. What’s more, poor employee retention rates can create further problems with team morale, company culture and the […]