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  • The Causes, the Facts and the Potential Solutions

    The Causes, the Facts and the Potential Solutions

    Monday, April 25, 2022

    The HGV driver shortage has been a widely reported issue in recent months, but this shortage has long existed. Brexit and COVID-19 have exacerbated a pre-existing retention issue. We consider the causes of the shortage and look at the various potential solutions.

  • How to be Headhunted

    How to be Headhunted

    Tuesday, April 19, 2022

    When searching for a change of career, or for a start to your career, many hours can be spent on job applications, cover letters, and searching the internet through endless job boards. It can be a daunting and disheartening experience and is something we all go through. But scrolling through countless roles is not the only approach to a career change! Being headhunted by a recruiter, head-hunter, or hiring manager is the flip side of a job hunt and reduces the time you spend actively searching. But how do people get headhunted? Is it enough to simply create a LinkedIn profile and hope for the best?

    There are various methods behind headhunting, and so there are many things you can do to ensure you are putting yourself on the radar of the right person!

  • Bury Job Fair

    Bury Job Fair

    Tuesday, March 29, 2022

    On March 23rd we hosted our first Job fair since the pandemic. The event was a great success and we have a short Video filmed and edited from two students from West Suffolk College who are studying Media Studies to share.

  • Recruiters are becoming so accustomed to flexible working arrangements

    Recruiters are becoming so accustomed to flexible working arrangements

    Wednesday, January 19, 2022

    This is according to the ‘UK Recruitment Industry Status Report 2020-2021’ by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC), which has found recruiters are joining professional colleagues in industries such as life sciences, pharma and tech in looking for new roles that fit in with their choice of working conditions.

  • Employers have put up salaries to attract workers

    Employers have put up salaries to attract workers

    Tuesday, January 11, 2022

    UK job vacancies have hit record levels since the economy reopened as employers scramble to meet demand.

  • Why now is the perfect time to make a career switch

    Why now is the perfect time to make a career switch

    Monday, October 25, 2021

    A career coach Hannah Salton explains exactly how to do it.
    If you are considering moving into a completely different sector, Hannah Salton says many skills are “transferable”.
    “Your existing skills can be applied successfully in new contexts or industries,” she explains.

  • How To Make Your CV To Stand Out From The Rest

    How To Make Your CV To Stand Out From The Rest

    Sunday, September 5, 2021

    In these uncertain times, it’s becoming increasingly competitive to find a job. Certain roles and industries are seeing a massive spike in job applications. Last year, in less than 24 hours, a receptionist role for a Manchester-based restaurant received almost 1000 job applications. The increase in competition makes it all the more important, that your CV will stand out in front of the hiring manager.