How to stop losing candidates whilst hiring.

There is always the risk of losing candidates at any stage of the hiring process. However, even though there can be occasions where nothing could have been done to prevent the loss of a promising candidate, there are ways to minimise the…

Traits of good recruitment consultants.

There are an abundance of recruitment companies across the UK. Therefore, there are also an array of recruiters for which job seekers can work with in their attempts to get the new job they are looking for. However, even though all recruitment…

Salary negotiation tips and mistakes.

The salary negotiation process can take place at two different stages in a person's job cycle. The first can occur when a person is going for a job, while the other is when a person is already secured in their position at work. Firstly,…

The role of a recruiter in the interview process.

Clients and candidates who work with recruiters know what they are signing up for when making the decision to get involved with them. The obvious reason for opting to involve a recruiter in either, your search for a new job, or, attempts…

Interview tips for candidates working in recruitment.

There are always lots of people looking to get into recruitment. With the amount of recruitment agencies that are out there, there are often opportunities available. However, as is the case in most industry sectors, competition can be…

The value of a social media apprenticeship!

    Pictured: Tom Tanswell, social media apprentice at integrated communications consultancy Tangerine and Tom Chapman, social media apprentice at XL Recruitment Budding social media stars Tom Tanswell (18) and Tom Chapman (18) have tweeted…

Things recruiters look for when analysing a CV.

When recruiters are given a CV to run the rule over, there are many different things they have to look for, as they take the requirements of a particular role into account. However, there are five things they consider as soon as they look…

Key elements of successful social media recruiting.

Social media is becoming more and more prominent in the recruitment process. Most recruiting companies are now taking advantage of social media to increase their reach to onlooking candidates and clients. As a result, the competition between…

My role as a social media apprentice explained.

I am approaching the end of my first month in my new position as a Social Media and Digital Marketing Apprentice at XL Recruitment. Therefore, I thought it appropriate that now was a good time to explain my role in achieving the ongoing…