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3 tips to help you land that HR role, in a more competitive market

August 19, 2020  /  andy@andrewjamesrecruitment.co.uk

There is no denying it, the last few months have been tough.   There is apprehension about a second wave and things are not back to normal, but there has been a return of some activity in the market over the last month or so. It felt great for me ( almost normal!) to complete […]

Inducting someone? Or starting a new job during lock down? What to expect ….

April 30, 2020  /  andy@andrewjamesrecruitment.co.uk

  Over the last few weeks, I have taken some time to catch up with people that I have placed into new roles, which have started during lock down. It is not new to check in with people, but it has been fascinating to see how the lock down has influenced induction for employers and […]

It will bounce back and bounce back well!

April 15, 2020  /  andy@andrewjamesrecruitment.co.uk

  Yesterday the OBR reported some fairly dire predictions for the UK economy. Predictions that business owners were expecting and predictions that will bring challenges for the year ahead and possibly beyond.  The recruitment marketplace is currently impacted and of course, will continue to be impacted – these are challenging times, but there is light! […]

Some positives that I am seeing, that may make organisations stronger after COVID19 (home working)

April 1, 2020  /  andy@andrewjamesrecruitment.co.uk

  So the world is a pretty crazy place right now. We are indeed in the middle of a National Emergency and the priority has to be to protect the NHS and save lives. Business and economy will have to recover another day, and it will. However, I think it is important in these difficult […]

Struggling putting together your cv? Try my 3,4,5 rule and see if it delivers results:

January 31, 2020  /  andy@andrewjamesrecruitment.co.uk
Photo by Tim Gouw on Unsplash

It’s that time of year when many of you will be putting together or updating your cv’s. And it is surprisingly difficult when you come to put pen to paper isn’t it. It’s hard to know how much detail to go into. What information should you provide? How can you possibly get everything that you […]

5 quick fixes that employers can make to instantly become a more attractive employer (without spending money)

November 12, 2019  /  andy@andrewjamesrecruitment.co.uk

  I am proud to work with a range of businesses. Across a variety of sectors, I support household name brands, as well as ambitious SME’s as they look to attract talent. Consequently, I will deliver offers of employment to candidates on pretty much a daily basis. I see first-hand what people’s responses are to […]

Top 5 tips for delivering a winning presentation at an interview

October 11, 2019  /  andy@andrewjamesrecruitment.co.uk
psychology of performance in sales

When it comes to Sales recruitment, it is exceptionally rare to see a process where a presentation is not required at some stage in the process. The 3 most commonly requested presentations are to ‘present your 30, 60 and 90 day plan’, ‘present to us on your current product portfolio’ or to ‘present for 15 […]

Getting to the Truth

May 7, 2019  /  James Barrett
getting to the truth with your candidate

Today we live in a world where it’s quite common to be advised that it’s ‘company policy’ to ‘only provide a confirmation of role and dates of employment’. Therefore, it’s more challenging and important than ever to really understand who the candidate is and what they can achieve for your business! So how do you […]

8 Interesting and Unusual Job Interview Questions

April 8, 2019  /  James Barrett
interview questions

  We’ve all been in a job interview and felt under pressure to answer the questions put to us. But what if you’re completely thrown by a question that you’d never expect to be asked? This week we’ve been comparing some of the most unusual interview questions that we’ve heard.   Stress Questions   A […]

The Art of Good Leadership

March 29, 2019  /  James Barrett
art of good leadership

Here we are on the 29th March. The date that the country has been looking to ever since the UK voted to leave the EU on 23rd June 2016. Well, it’s here and we haven’t left yet! Whatever your view, it’s clear that the process in the UK has been a debacle. We thought it […]

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