If you’ve been in your current position for a few years, it can be easy to fall into thinking that a change of career would mean having to start on the bottom rung of the ladder.
Let’s face it. There’s nothing like returning from holiday to bring you back down to Earth with an almighty thud. Going back to work after a week or two chilling with family and friends can be particularly challenging, and mustering up the motivation to switch back into work mode can be difficult.
Congratulations – you’ve graduated! Now, comes the hard part of finding a job. Being a graduate can greatly improve your job prospects, but with so much competition around, you need to put a job-hunting strategy in place to secure your dream role.
Passive candidates – those who are not currently applying or even looking for new positions – tend to be extremely talented, and incredibly difficult to sell a role to. Recruiting passive candidates is not an easy job but it can be very rewarding when you manage to recruit a high performing and sought-after individual for an important role.
It’s often said that choosing a career is one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make. The right job will enthuse and inspire you, maximising your strengths and helping you live a happy and fulfilling life.
Job candidates are a lot more savvy than they used to be. This is largely due to many companies having an online profile with loads of information about what they do and what they’re like to work for.
If you’ve landed your dream job but are worried about successfully navigating your way through the probationary period that follows, here are some tips to help you steer a steady course and arrive safe and sound on the other side, having impressed your new employer en route!
It’s not hard to see why social media recruiting is fast becoming a top method for tapping into new talent. With more than 535 million people using sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, the potential to find new staff via social media is enormous. But how do you make the most of social media to advertise new job posts?
Whether you’ve decided to return to work after a one or 10 year absence, it can be a daunting prospect for anyone. However, with a little bit of know-how, you will find getting back into the swing of things less intimidating than you’d thought.
2015 was a phenomenal year for us at A & D Recruitment, 92% of our candidates were successful after interview and were offered job roles. We managed to source some very talented individuals who, due to their unique skills / experience, had more than one offer on the table.