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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 […]

Is Technology Changing the Recruitment Industry?

March 22, 2019  /  James Barrett
technology in recruitment

In a world where technology is constantly moving at a fast pace, it can be hard to keep up with the latest trends and easy to think that everybody is taking advantage. When it comes to CVs, occasionally we are impressed by a candidate’s use of technology to enhance their document, whether that be through […]

Competing to Win the Best Candidate

March 5, 2019  /  Andrew James
competing to win the best candidate

We all know that people need to compete hard to win your job, but you also need to compete, to be sure of landing the best candidate. The interview is the place where competitions are won or lost.   Planting Seeds   Plan to answer candidate questions fully in an engaged way, selling them something […]

Top Tips for Interviewing Well

February 26, 2019  /  Andrew James
interview tips

Interviewing is an art, a science and a craft. Giving a great candidate experience means listening actively and letting the conversation flow while making sure that the important aspects are covered. A tall order? These interview tips will help you along.   Be early – Be ready   If your interview starts at 11:00, block […]

Always Review CVs Before Interviewing

February 18, 2019  /  Andrew James
CV interviewing

The time you spend with a candidate is precious and short. If you don’t know what’s on their CV, chances are that you’ll ask questions that simply see them regurgitate things you’d already know if you’d done your homework. ‘OK, can you just run me through your CV?’.   Read the CV three times   […]

The Counter-Offer. Deal or No Deal?

January 30, 2019  /  Andrew James
counter offer

The January Blues   This is the time of year when you feel it. You’re not happy. Things at work are niggling at you. Or you’re happy, but underpaid so you feel undervalued. Your bonus has come and gone and the new year is brimming with opportunity.   Push and Pull   Think about which […]

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