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5 tips when putting together your cv

February 7, 2021  /  andy@andrewjamesrecruitment.co.uk

In a competitive marketplace, it is more important than ever to put together a good CV. A well-constructed CV opens doors. A poorly constructed cv can lead to rejection, frustration and missed opportunity. I have seen thousands of CV’s in my career, but perhaps more importantly, for over 20 years, I have witnessed hundreds of […]

What a HR Rabbit hole!

February 4, 2021  /  andy@andrewjamesrecruitment.co.uk

  I have really enjoyed putting together this ¼’s HR Snap shot for the HR market place to enjoy. Perhaps unsurprisingly, there are some consistent challenges for HR departments right now. Interestingly, there are common themes when it comes to strategic initiatives too. All of this, plus much more is covered in the snap shot […]

Forced to work from home again? Top tips to boost your energy and productivity

January 17, 2021  /  andy@andrewjamesrecruitment.co.uk

My two worlds connect in many ways – both have deep interests in performance. As a recruitment business owner, but also a certified personal trainer, here are some top tips that will ensure your day is full of energy and productivity when working from home.   Hydration: We are two thirds water. So, we are […]

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
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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 […]

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