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Be Inspired

Sarah West Recruitment


We want you – our candidates and clients – to be amazing at whatever it is you do. Whether it’s working on your interview technique, writing a better job description or better CV or understanding the local 'jobs market' - this is where we can help.
 
When it comes to matching dream jobs to dream candidates and great companies with great job seekers we’ve got a lot of experience to pass on. And we can help you to ‘be inspired’ to do what you do, but better - even if it’s just being yourself!
 
Ready? Read on.

19th
AUG
2016
Posted in Jobseeker advice
How to approach a Skype interview.

More and more companies are using Skype as an alternative way to meeting/ interviewing candidates. The technology is pretty reliable so it’s a great, and free, way to hold a meeting over the internet.

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29th
JUL
2016
Posted in Hiring Manager advice
Hiring permanent staff: Why you should offer an excellent annual salary.

The market changed a while ago and it has for some time been a 'candidate driven market.'

Candidates have much more choice as to who to work for and under what terms. Good candidates are increasingly hard to find and in order to attract the right candidates, and make new key hires, you really need to consider whether what you’re offering is attractive and competitive. This applies not only to salary - but working environment and benefits too.

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22nd
JUL
2016
Posted in Jobseeker advice
De-jargon your CV and increase your chances of being shortlisted for interview.

The definition of Jargon:

Special words or expressions that are used by a particular profession or group and are difficult for others to understand.

Whether you’re transitioning from a career in the forces or you’re changing industries, if your CV or skill set is difficult to understand it’s quite likely that your application will quickly be rejected.

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15th
JUL
2016
Posted in Jobseeker advice
10 signs you should, maybe, be looking for another job?

 

1.      Your standards are slipping in your current job. You’re not bothered about missing deadlines or targets, you’ve started being late into the office or late back from lunch. You’ve started taking sick days when you know you could have made it into the office.

2.      You have a bad working relationship with your boss and it’s not something you can turn around.

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08th
JUL
2016
Posted in Hiring Manager advice
How to make people want to work for you

How to make people want to work for you. It’s easy to assume you can advertise a good role with a good salary and that quality candidates will be flocking to work for you. It’s not the case, our local market is buoyant and as such the power lies with the candidates who can be picky about who they work for.

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