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The First Month of Work: Avoiding the Premature Burnout

Posted by Peter Colley on 10-Mar-2018 10:57:00

Starting a new job can be an intimidating step forward. It's like swimming against a tidal wave, hoping you don't get swept away. You don't want to get to the end of the first month only to find out that you have burnt out, fatigued, and considering starting up the whole job-seeking process from scratch.

To avoid this hellish scenario, these are a few pointers you should bear in mind once you start your new job, and with luck, you can avoid that premature burnout.

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GDPR's Impact on Recruitment 

Posted by Damon Ankers on 21-Feb-2018 14:36:33

A technological whirlwind is on the horizon. One that could redefine the recruitment business as we know it...GDPR.

The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation is only months away, are you prepared? 

We've put together 5 key pieces of information you must know in order to make sure your recruitment process is up to date, legal and compliant. 

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Top interview questions to ask in 2018

Posted by Damon Ankers on 06-Feb-2018 11:30:03


Ready to recruit? When hiring it's easy to fall into the habit of using the same old interview questions time and time again. Maybe it's because you know exactly what answers you're looking for from a candidate. Or perhaps you simply don't have time to research a new set. 

We've compiled our top 10 interview questions to help you identify the best applicant for your business in 2018. We've also included our explanation to why these questions work best and how you can use them to match a candidate's values and traits to your business. 

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Is January really the best time to recruit?

Posted by Damon Ankers on 30-Jan-2018 11:14:19


 It's a preconceived notion that January is the best time to recruit. With a new job being top of so many resolution lists surely it's the best time to recruit?

On the flip side, how many people follow through with their resolutions? Take another popular resolution, for example 'getting fitter'. How many gyms are left baron after the first two weeks of January?

In this article we give you the facts based on our own hiring data and other credible sources. We'll also provide you with further insights into other holiday peaks and troughs and some vital year-round tips to recruitment advertising success. 

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Must have ATS features for 2018 

Posted by Damon Ankers on 24-Jan-2018 13:18:23

Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS's) are a technological godsend. Applying an ATS to the recruitment process has allowed recruiters to employ a much more strategic approach to finding the right candidates, filtering down to the key talent right for your business.

Every technical platform relies on key features to act as the pillars upon which their success is built. And through its success with its existing client base, Talentvine has identified some of the most pivotal features an ATS requires in order to initiate a successful and fulfilling recruitment practice for all parties involved. 

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Generation Z, what you need to know!

Posted by Damon Ankers on 13-Oct-2017 10:54:08
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Maximum job board exposure with minimum investment

Posted by Damon Ankers on 07-Sep-2017 16:22:45

Monster, Jobsite, Total Jobs, CV Library and Indeed. These are some of the most popular job boards used by UK job seekers. Which one are you using? Are you using them all? In this article, we tell you how you can post your vacancy onto more job boards and improve your candidate reach with minimal investment. 

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Successful Hiring - A Care Sector Insight

Posted by Damon Ankers on 07-Sep-2017 16:21:00


In this article, we examine the Care industry, staff turnover, the recruitment challenges faced by Care companies and how to overcome them and hire successfully.

With over 25 years' experience in the recruitment industry we have become Care industry recruitment experts. Along the way we've helped many Care providers of all different sizes achieve their recruitment goals. Just a few of our partners include Mears Care, Crossroads Care and Ark Health.

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Writing the perfect job advert

Posted by Damon Ankers on 24-Aug-2017 14:07:28

Take a look at our 4 top tips to creating a job advert that attracts top talent!

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Hiring secrets recruitment agencies will never tell you...

Posted by Damon Ankers on 03-Aug-2017 11:29:40
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