Selling a Job to a Candidate
Most business owners who employ staff will be able to relate to this situation: you have found the ideal candidate and you want to make sure they are going to want to work for your company. You want to make them a job offer. How can you make sure they are a keen on the position as possible? Here are some tips to help you sell your role to a candidate: Tell them about some of the previous successes in the role. Don’t just focus on money – tell them about what is involved on a day to day basis, so they can begin to imagine themselves in the role.…
What Should you get Out of Recruitment?
Businesses use recruitment services for various reasons. All these reasons are perfectly valid, and it will just depend on what you specifically want to get out of those recruitment services that you use. If you are thinking about starting up with a new recruitment agency, think about what you want to achieve, so you can make sure the service is meeting those aims for you. These are some of the most common things you should expect to get out of a recruitment agency: Time saving. You won’t have to post job adverts or look actively for candidates – an agency can do this for you. You should notice you save…
Finding the Right Recruiter for you
A recruitment agency will help you find a job that is well suited to your needs – as long as it is well suited to theirs as well. You will find that you get the right kinds of opportunities when you work with the right recruiters, who are actively recruiting in the fields where you would like to work. If you are interested in a certain sector, or you work in a certain type of job (marketing, HR, teaching etc) then it always pays off to find a specialist recruiter. First, make contact with the agency to see if they might be right for you. This is always better than…
The Right Way to Recruit for your Business – Online Advertising
There is a lot of potential online when you are advertising for new members of staff to join your business. The internet provides the perfect platform to recruit the right employees, giving you the chance to find the people who will be a good match for you and your team. When you advertise a job online, you will reach a whole new group of candidates.
Standing your Ground in a Busy Job Market
As more and more people go to college and earn university degrees, competition for jobs is higher than ever before. However, don’t let this intimidate you. If you are a good candidate for a job, make sure your potential future employer knows this. Stand your ground, stand up for yourself and show them what you have got. If a job sounds interesting to you, then don’t ever be afraid of applying for it. This is especially true if a recruitment agency is recruiting on behalf of the client, as this then means they have your CV. If they don’t think you are suitable for that role but have others that…
Are you Focusing too Intently on your Career?
On the surface, focusing on your career doesn’t sound like a bad thing. That being said, it all depends on how you are focusing on it. If you are working hard and loving what you do, that is one thing. If you are becoming agitated, stressed and are focusing on the wrong things, you may need to take a step back. When you think about nothing but your career, for the right or wrong reasons, it can have a negative impact. You need to make sure you are taking the time to relax and unwind, having a break from work and doing other things you enjoy. You may also be throwing yourself…
Interviews – What to Expect
Interviews can be the best and worst part of the recruitment process. They are, of course, stressful and difficult as you want to get the job. However, they are also a great opportunity to find out more about the company you want to work for, the role and what you would be doing on a day to day basis. Try to think of an interview as a chat rather than an examination. Interviews can be very different depending on the organisation. It is hard to know quite what to expect until you arrive. If you have used a recruitment consultant, ask them what they think it will be like. They…
How to Find a New Job Whilst Still in Your Current One
If you’re looking for a new job, it can be a very demanding task whilst you’re still in full-time employment. There’s very little time for job seeking, and interviews are mainly held during working hours which can prove to be extremely problematic. However, candidates who are in current employment are the most attractive and are more likely to be invited to interviews than someone who is unemployed. How is one to carry out a job hunt whilst working? Keep your job hunt a secret. It might feel awkward at first, but it’s definitely for the best in the long run. If your manage finds out, you may lose your job,…