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A parents guide to a career in manufacturing

Many Leeds businesses are struggling to attract young people into a career in manufacturing and there’s a real shortage of young people in the sector. If we don’t start taking this more seriously, a future skills shortage could affect our economy massively. It’s no surprise that manufacturing & engineering graduatesRead More

Recruit for attitude, train for skills!

Recruit for attitude, train for skills!

Did you know that our personalities are largely formed by the age of 4? Personality is the combination of thoughts, emotions and behaviours that makes us all unique. It’s the way we each view, understand and relate to the outside world, as well as how we see ourselves. The rightRead More

How to nail that job interview!

How to nail that job interview!

Your next interview doesn’t have to be scary……as long as you plan, plan, and plan some more! An interesting fact to know is that interviewers usually make their mind up about you in the first few minutes of you walking into the room, and most businesses recruit on personality ratherRead More

Graduates ‘highly’ concerned about their future employer’s culture

Graduates ‘highly’ concerned about their future employer’s culture

A survey of recent graduates has determined what attracts millennials to their future employers. The research was carried out by recruitment specialists, The Works Recruitment, who have offices in both Bradford and Leeds. The results identified the top employment motivators to be salary (84%), followed by location (74%) and accessRead More

Stop sitting on the fence!

Stop sitting on the fence!

Sometimes it is easier to sit on the fence, complaining about something that is recognised as wrong, rather than doing something about it. After all there is an equal chance of what we decide to do succeeding and failing. This is, according to psychologist Neil A. Fiore, why people sitRead More