Recruiting

The very beginning of job advertising began with the only medium that was available – printed copy. Job postings were published in newspapers, which of course, would only reach a limited audience. Potential candidates were enticed through posters and A-boards, and applications were made through the post. Today’s digital...

If you’re an employer or the owner of your own business, then you’ll likely already have an idea of the characteristics you need in a desirable candidate. Although it’s important to find someone who fits in well with your company values, it’s equally as essential to ensure that...

As an employer, it’s crucial that, before hiring someone new, you have evidence of their right to work in the UK. Checking all employees’ right to work not only avoids penalties, but it also emphasises the anti-discriminatory nature of your business. Amongst the vast array of responsibilities and...

It’s no secret that job interviews can be daunting. From reading the job description to choosing an appropriate outfit, there’s a lot to consider when it comes to preparing for an interview – but knowing just how to prepare yourself in the right way doesn’t come easy to...

As an employer and business owner, it’s inevitable that you’re going to want to build a workforce that’s rich in talent and experience. Being beneficial to both you and your business, attracting talented employees will ultimately improve the creativity and quality of the work that you produce. However, it’s...

Image credit: Flickr Commons, National Library of Wales ‘Hoping To Extend Harlech College’ May 18th, 1963 Embarking on an interview process and searching for a new recruit can often be a slightly daunting task. Who can replace your long-term employee who has decided to re-locate? This...

Image: Flickr Commons Paul Townsend, 1950s Bristol Shoppers queue to get a bargain in the sales Do you want fantastic candidates knocking your door down? A seamless, quick recruitment process? There are 5 elements you need to include in your vacancy listing to achieve it. Simply covering...

Given that no two applicants will be identical in terms of their suitability for a post, how can employers show that they are as qualified as each other? For the positive action provisions to apply, under s.159(4) of the Equality Act 2010 the chosen candidate must...