Is a career in Recruitment for you?

Embarking on a career in recruitment is like entering a fast-paced world where resilience, tenacity, and the ability to juggle multiple responsibilities are the keys to success. In this exploration, let’s dive into the qualities that make an individual a perfect fit for the dynamic realm of recruitment. Tenacity: The Unyielding Drive In the recruitment…

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Navigating the Recruitment Rollercoaster: Unveiling the Pros and Cons of a Dynamic Career

Embarking on a career in recruitment is akin to strapping into a rollercoaster, complete with exhilarating highs and occasional twists and turns. In this blog, we’ll explore the dual nature of the recruitment landscape, delving into both the thrilling advantages and the challenging realities that define this dynamic profession. 1. Impactful Influence: Shaping Careers and…

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A Chuckle in the Trenches: A Typical Day in the Life of a Recruitment Dynamo at Appointments Personnel

Ever wondered what really goes on behind the scenes at Appointments Personnel? Prepare for a laughter-laden rollercoaster as we spill the beans on a typical day in the life of our recruitment rockstars, where persuasive skills meet comforting conversations and data updates are as crucial as our morning coffee. The Morning Brew: Fueling up for…

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A Career in Recruitment: Is It Right for You?

Are you considering a career change or just starting your professional journey? Have you ever thought about stepping into the dynamic world of recruitment? In this blog, we’ll take you on a journey through the recruitment industry, exploring what it means to be a recruitment consultant, especially in Staffordshire. Discover if this exciting and rewarding…

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Part Time Talent Coordinator Accountancy and Finance

Hybrid working on offer Stoke-on-Trent 25 hours per week Please note Tuesday and Wednesday hours are 4pm to 7pm Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits    Are you looking for a rewarding part-time role that offers a fantastic work-life balance and excellent benefits? Maybe you have worked as an account manager or within an accountancy…

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Top 6 Recruiting Trends for 2023:

Following on from Covid, Brexit, the cost of living crisis and questions about “Are we in a recession or not?” the recruitment market has changed a lot in the last few years. Amidst a growing skills gap and the increasing difficulty to find suitable talent fast, we take a look at some of the top…

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Strongest rate of growth in pay

Pay rises as labour shortages continue

Growth in regular pay rose by 6.7% but fell by 3.1% in real terms The last quarter of 2022 saw the strongest rate of growth in regular pay seen outside of the coronavirus pandemic period due in part to continued labour shortages. Growth in average total pay (including bonuses) was 5.9% and growth in regular…

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Listening to your employee voice improves engagement and retention

Are you listening to your employee voice?

Employee voice is a key enabler of effective staff engagement. Employees who feel respected, engaged with, listened to, and invited to contribute their ideas and experience are more likely to stay motivated and stay with you. In the current context where labour shortages are inhibiting some businesses from growing and reaching their full productivity potential,…

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Tips for carrying out a good performance review

Performance Review

Spring is that time of year when managers will be preparing to conduct their annual performance reviews for their teams. We share some useful tips to help your employee evaluations go more smoothly and run more effectively. While performance reviews take some time, regularly reviewing the work your team members are doing can have a…

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Job market remains robust at the start of the year

Job Market Remains Robust

While we are seeing some caution from employers in the face of uncertainty, overall the job market remains robust judging by the demand for new staff at the start of the year. The number of active job vacancy postings across the UK job market has remained robust since mid-August 2022. Active job adverts went above…

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