5 Steps to help you negotiate a pay rise

Thinking of asking for a pay rise? We share 5 steps to help you get the best pay rise

Seeing other businesses offer their employees pay rises to help them cope with rising costs will have many of us thinking how they should approach their employers for a pay rise. How much you’re paid is certainly one of the highest motivating factors for every employee. What benefits and the environment they work in are…

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Are you ready to recruit?

Get ready to recruit

The beginning of the year is always a really popular time for people looking for a new job after having time to think about what they want in the new year over the holiday break. If you want to pick up the best candidates for your recruitment drive, you’ll need to make sure you’re ready…

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Recruitment Trends Report Shows Candidate Shortage Continues

As the number of Jobs available continues to rise, applications fall indicating that the candidate-short market doesn’t appear to be abating. The latest Recruitment Trends Reports for November revealed that jobs rose by 17% but applications decreased by -7% from October to November, a trend that we don’t usually see in the last couple of…

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Helping you prepare for your interview

Interview tips

Did you know 52% of interviewers make their decision about a candidate in between five and fifteen minutes of the interview starting? Now you’ve been invited to an interview your preparation is the key to making a lasting impression. We share some advice and top tips about how to prepare for your interview and calm…

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It’s time to do your recruitment planning

Recruitment Plan

Businesses need to plan their recruitment strategy for 2023 now to make sure they are ready to employ the talent they need to survive. As we look to 2023, we look at how our clients can prepare for the changes in the job market. The start of the year is always a busy time for…

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Top 3 salary negotiation tips

Salary negotiation tips

With many workers across Staffordshire and Cheshire thinking of asking for a pay rise as the cost of living increases, you’ll want to make sure that you give yourself the best opportunity to land an increase to your pay with some of our top salary negotiation tips. Asking your boss to bump up your pay…

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Biggest interview fears (and how to overcome them)

You’ve experienced it before, that gut wrenching nervousness as the days pass and your interview date slowly creeps closer and closer. Interview fears and mild anxiety are very common for jobseekers and you’re far from alone in experiencing them. A recent survey posted on Facebook asked jobseekers what their biggest interview fears were and the…

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