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How to be a high quality candidate

How to be a high quality candidate

Are you applying for jobs and getting nowhere? Do you feel as though you are not being noticed for the key skills that you have? Recruiters know exactly what they are looking for when they research potential candidates for their roles, and they are looking for the very best talentRead More

Don’t let stress spook you out! 🦇

Don’t let stress spook you out! 🦇

Today is National Stress Awareness Day and we take mental health really seriously at The Works. In fact, so much so, we are putting on a mental health training event in December (watch this space for more details!) The statistics show how big this issue really is…..with 526,000 UK workersRead More

How to be a good mentor

How to be a good mentor

A mentor in the workplace is basically a trusted careers adviser. It’s when an experienced person supports and encourages a colleague to develop their skills and knowledge. It’s an excellent way to improve an employee’s performance and productivity as you are teaching them new skills, knowledge and experience. The qualitiesRead More

Is your CV a recruiter’s nightmare?

Is your CV a recruiter’s nightmare?

It might be the time of year for ghosts and ghouls to make an appearance, but that’s no excuse for your CV to be ghastly! If your current resume is scaring off potential employers then it might be time to get out your cauldron and cast a magic spell ontoRead More

The importance of soft skills in recruitment!

The importance of soft skills in recruitment!

We always focus on hard skills when we are recruiting new staff. Can a candidate type fast enough, what software programmes do they know, what are their technical abilities? These tend to be the kinds of questions we are asking in an interview, or skills we are looking for onRead More