Using AI to recruit employees: is it really all that smart?

Using AI to recruit employees: is it really all that smart?

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 02 November, 2018

The future is already here. Tools that use artificial intelligence to help businesses find and hire the ‘perfect’ employee already exist. But are these tools really going to save your business time and money? Or is it a false economy to use AI for recruitment? In short: both answers are correct...

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How to find jobs after graduation in the West Country

How to find jobs after graduation in the West Country

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 14 September, 2018

Lots of graduates’ struggle to find employment after completing their studies, but here we outline how to find jobs after graduation in the West Country. Find out more.

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What recruiters want to see on a CV

What recruiters want to see on a CV

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

As one of the West Country’s busiest recruitment consultancies, our staff read a small mountain of CVs every day. From wonderful to weird, we’ve seen it all – including one effort covered in photographs of lions.

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Got the skills to star in an office admin role?

Got the skills to star in an office admin role?

Posted by Ali Willox
Published on 24 July, 2018

Office admin: two incredibly boring words that don’t even begin to sum up the diversity of duties, or depth of responsibility, the profession offers. You are the oil that silently keeps the office cogs turning. Your role is vital. In return you can expect valuable business experience and - with the right company - a decent salary and opportunities for progression.

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Six Tricky Work Types and the Best Ways to Handle Them

Six Tricky Work Types and the Best Ways to Handle Them

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

We spend over 1500 hours at year at work so getting along with the people you work with is rather important. But what happens when you come across one of these ‘difficult’ types? Or worst, are you one of them?! A recent article in People Magazine outlined some examples we have used as inspiration!

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How to Hire in a Candidate Focused Market

How to Hire in a Candidate Focused Market

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

You’ve heard it a thousand times. And it’s true. Your staff are the most important asset of your business. So when the time comes to hire, it makes sense to pick the candidates who are the best possible fit for your vacant roles.

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How to create a competitive benefits package – on a budget

How to create a competitive benefits package – on a budget

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Recruitment can be a sticky business. You have to be prepared to do everything you can to attract your dream recruits in this market. During the interview process, employers tend to forget that candidates are sometimes weighing up more than one job vacancy.

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How to get the best HR Jobs in Devon and beyond

How to get the best HR Jobs in Devon and beyond

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Looking for a HR position? It’s a crucial role. In many ways your job is to reconcile the needs of the business with the needs of the employees; to create harmony and deliver business goals

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5 Interview Questions that aren’t as scary as you thought

5 Interview Questions that aren’t as scary as you thought

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Congrats on scoring an interview. Now, just in case you weren’t in the guides or scouts as a kid, let us remind you that it’s important to be prepared. Why? Because preparation has the power to turn fear into confidence; doubt into assurance. It’s true for everything from hosting a dinner party to taking your driving test. And it’s definitely true for interviews.

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Becoming a Solicitor- An Overview on the Routes to Qualification

Becoming a Solicitor- An Overview on the Routes to Qualification

Published on 24 July, 2018

Do you have a burning desire to be a successful, high powered Solicitor on track for Partnership at a top firm? No idea where to start?

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Inside the interview: business leaders reveal their favourite questions

Inside the interview: business leaders reveal their favourite questions

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Enough theory. We asked seven business leaders their favourite questions to ask when interviewing candidates. From the comical to the canny, what they told us proves that - apart from being an oddly British obsession - each interview is unique for all involved.

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Exeter: unexpectedly, unashamedly fantastic for digital careers

Exeter: unexpectedly, unashamedly fantastic for digital careers

Posted by Joanne Caine
Published on 24 July, 2018

Grab your wi-fi routers and americanos, it’s time to head for Exeter. It just so happens that Devon’s capital is asserting itself as a digital hub - and is one of the best cities in the UK to start or grow your digital career.

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