• Interview Advice That All Recruiters Should Follow

    The interview stage is one of the most important parts of the recruitment process. This is the moment that you get a candidate face-to-face, and you need to be prepared just as much as they do. Here are some pieces of interview advice that we...
  • The Benefits of Career Progression

    The concept of career progression has always been a controversial topic, especially within the recruitment industry. Many people believe that when you find a job that you enjoy you should stick with it, whereas others believe that you should move on and try something new...
  • How To Improve Your Employer Branding

    Standing out as a reputable recruiter in the recruitment industry is essential if you want to hire new employees and attract the best candidates. Therefore, in order to stand out against competitors you must have strong employer branding. Employer branding involves effectively promoting your organisation...
  • The Importance of a Work-Life Balance As a Recruiter

    Finding the right balance between your work life and your social life is something that many people try to achieve, although it is something that many recruiters struggle with. It is known that recruitment isn’t an easy job to fit into the typical 9 to...
  • Mistakes that should be avoided in the recruitment process

    Any recruiter knows that the process of sourcing and hiring a new employee can be time consuming and costly for any business, therefore they want to avoid making any mistakes. Not only will making mistakes prolong the recruitment process for you, but it may also...
  • Does the future of talent acquisition lie in reskilling rather than finding someone better?

    As you may already know, the recruitment industry has changed greatly over the past number of years for a number of different reasons. With factors such as social recruiting growing in popularity and more jobs being introduced on the market, recruiters are doing the best...
  • The Ultimate Guide To Social Recruiting

    Social recruiting is the process of finding, attracting, and hiring candidates through social media platforms and has grown greatly in popularity over the past number of years. The process of social recruiting is now more valuable than ever with the likes of Facebook, Twitter and...
  • Mental Health and Recruitment

    Mental health problems are a growing public health concern as prevalence is rising not just in the UK, but around the world, especially in the workplace. In line with the World Wellbeing Week 2021, we wanted to explore this issue that is prominent across all...
  • The New Normal: Virtual Recruiting & Hybrid Workplace

    Every industry and individual have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, changing not only the way we interact with one another but also incorporate more technology into our daily lives. The recruitment landscape saw a huge shift in 2020, with working from home and hybrid...
  • A Typical Day of A Recruiter

    Wondering what the day-to-day work of a recruiter looks like? The truth is that it is challenging to put together what a “typical” day would look like as when you become a recruiter, you instantly become adaptable because things are always changing. If you enjoy change,...
  • Is Experience Essential To Enter The Recruitment Industry?

    If you read this blog, it means you’re interested in becoming a recruiter. Truth be told, very few recruiters actually plan to get into recruitment, nor had previous experience, which makes this industry even more fascinating and diversified. You might have been drawn to it early...
  • How To Know If A Recruitment Job Is A Right Move For You?

    Congratulations—you got a job offer! You are thrilled – so are all your friends and family –but you must take time to evaluate whether it’s going to be the right fit for you. We know, you’ve probably been looking for a job for a long time...
  • Being a Passive Candidate: What You Need To Know

    In this blog, we won’t give tips on how to source passive candidates and why you should not ignore them, you know that already. But have you ever, as a recruiter, considered if you are a passive candidate? It sounds paradoxical: How can you be passive...
  • What Does The Future Of Recruitment Look Like?

    Over the years, the recruitment industry that we all know, and love has changed a lot. Gone are the days where everything would need to be done manually including sifting through applications and performing background checks. Additionally, the role of a rec2rec recruiter has been...
  • How Can Recruitment Professionals Leverage their LinkedIn Profile?

    If you are a recruiter looking for your next role – then you really should be leveraging your LinkedIn profile as much as possible. Here we have created some top tips to get you in front of other recruitment professionals and bag your dream role. Ensure...
  • How could a coach help you succeed in recruitment?

    Have you decided that you would love to begin a career in the recruitment industry? Good choice, because recruitment consultants are longed for! Becoming a recruitment consultant is one of the purest ways you can help other individuals. You will be helping them find a...
  • Why Use a Rec2Rec Specialist in 2021?

    When trying to hire for your own company, you need to think carefully about the traits that you want in a candidate and approach the issue in the same way that you would for another client. In many cases, choosing to use a Rec2Rec specialist...
  • How Have Recruitment Agencies Looked After Employees During the Pandemic?

    Over the past year, many businesses across the recruitment industry have been forced to adapt. For some, this meant simply changing the way that they do their business while for others, this also meant how they support their team. With a large percentage of the...
  • Recruitment Trends to Look Out For in 2021

    With the new year always comes shifts to trends and other important patterns that could shape our coming months. If you are looking for a recruitment role, it doesn’t hurt to understand what the current trends are in the industry. Here are some of the...
  • Signs That You Should Look For A New Recruitment Role In The New Year

    2021 is just around the corner and we are all starting to look toward the new year. Do you have any new year’s resolutions? Some people like to focus on their health or try Veganuary while others focus on finding a new job. 2021 might just...
  • What Makes A Good Recruitment Consultant?

      A recruitment consultant is a vital part of any recruitment process. They need to make sure that they find the perfect candidate for a role and use their expertise to make the whole process as straightforward as possible. While anyone can arguably train to become...
  • Is Video Interviewing as Effective as Face-to-Face Interviewing?

      Following on from the coronavirus pandemic, businesses are now having to conduct job interviews using video conferences, as opposed to meeting the candidate in person. Some recruiters are perfectly content with remote interviews, whilst others think they are wholly ineffectual. And so, today we are...
  • How COVID-19 has Driven Innovation in Recruitment

    It goes without saying that COVID-19 has had a major impact on many industries over the past year. The recruitment industry is one that has been hit hard by redundancies and job roles filling up much quicker than before. In light of this, recruiters have...
  • Taking that next step….

    Successful recruiters always Aim High, Fly Higher
  • Love my job!

    What a lovely surprise from a very special recruiter who I have no doubt will be running her own recruitment business in the future!Love my job, love the industry and love seeing recruiters progress.
  • Halloween……

    If this is how you feel about your current recruitment job? Now might be the right time to start looking for something new, it might not be as scary as you think! Contact myself or Aron if you want to find out what is going on...
  • Lovely surprise!

    Really made our day today to get a wee thank you from two amazing candidates. You know who you are ☺️ Julie Murphy and I wish you all the very best in your new roles ☺️
  • How to Spring Clean Your CV

    If you are searching for a new job this spring, one of the first places you should look is actually at your own CV. There are many ways you can prep and change it to better suit a 2020 marketplace, no matter what role you are going in...
  • How A New Role Can Give You A Fresh Start This Spring

    Spring is a time for cleansing and starting a new. If you feel like the past year has left you stagnant in your current job, it might be time to brush off those cobwebs and find a fresh start elsewhere. Let’s take a look at how a new...
  • Interview Tips To Help You Land Your Dream Role

    Many of us have a dream role in mind when we are progressing through our training. For some people, this dream role gets within reach but a poor interview leads to them not being able to secure it. This doesn’t have to be the case...
  • Why You Should Consider A Career In Recruitment

    The recruitment industry is booming right now and many young graduates are searching for roles in this field. For those who have never considered recruitment as a career before – why not? There are so many advantages to working in this industry from the job...
  • Why You Should Consider Switching Recruitment Roles in 2020

    New year, new decade! As we move forward into 2020, the time is perfect for us to take a look at potentially moving into a new career. Finding a new job can seem like a daunting prospect at first but it can offer you some...
  • 5 Reasons to Give Recruiting Talent a Try This Year

    Are you searching for a new role in the recruitment industry? Here at Recruiting Talent, we like to think we will be able to get you the results you need. Here are five reasons why you should use our services for your next employment search. Experts...
  • How Rec2Rec Benefits Your Company

    Are recruiters using recruiters a strange concept to you? It might seem strange for companies who specialise in recruitment to go to another recruiter for their own talent but doing so can have a variety of benefits for you. If you are hunting for your...
  • Tips for Brushing Up Your Recruitment CV

    Searching for the right job can seem a mountain to climb at times. One of the most important tools to help with your search should always be your CV. However, while you might know what a good candidate’s CV looks like, you might feel a...
  • Do You Need A New Job?

    8 signs you should quit your job You are consistently bringing negative energy into your home life. ... You are too comfortable. ... You tell yourself it's “just a job” ... You can do your job with your eyes closed. ... You don't ever want...
  • Keep Motivated Whilst Job Hunting

    Job searching can be a challenge so it’s important that you stay motivated. Make sure you start each day feeling positive and set yourself achievable goals. There are also plenty of people that can offer support, including family, friends or your university career service. You’ve scoured...
  • Tips For Settling Into Your New Recruitment Consultant Role

    Even if you have a very outgoing personality there is no shame in being unsure of the unknown. Starting a job always comes with new challenges. It’s only natural for even the most experienced individuals to be beyond their excitement a little anxious.  We have...
  • What Makes A Good Recruitment Consultant?

    Starting a career in the recruitment industry can be challenging yet rewarding for highly motivated individuals. To become a top recruitment consultant, you need to have a diverse skill set that few others in the industry possess.  These skills are all obtainable and could be...
  • Staying Motivated When Using Job Hunting Websites

    Searching for the next step in your career can be extremely difficult. There are several factors which can limit your ability to find the right role; whether you are trying to find a new job following redundancy or returning to the world of work after...
  • How Do Recruiting Agencies UK Based Recruit?

    How do recruiters recruit? Many recruitment agencies specialise in placing exactly the right candidate with companies in various industries. However, it can be a little more difficult for these specialists to find talent for their own firms. This recruitment challenge has certain restrictions but it...
  • Change your habits!

    Interesting thought....... Is it time you changed your habits in order to make a change? Whatever you get in life is a result of your daily habits. What is a habit? According to the dictionary, it is a settled or regular tendency or practice. It...
  • Simple Strategy To Recruit And Retain Staff

    It's important to provide emotional and financial security to your employees as motivating forces to stay with our company. Here are three strategies for recruiting and retaining successful employees. The first strategy comes from the hiring process. When hiring new people, you must have the skills to identify...
  • Make The Decision

    John Lennon was famous for saying, "Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans." It's an exhausting way to live. You can set yourself free by making a simple decision. If you want something different, do it now. If you can't get yourself to do it,...
  • The Importance of Career Progression

    You like the job you're doing and the people you work with, but it has one downside - the opportunities for career progression are either limited or nonexistent. We've all been there. Whenever our consultants speak to candidates about their reasons for leaving their current job, lack...
  • Do you like the “normal life”?

    “Life is an adventure.” While that may be true, we all get used to normal life. It’s when you push yourself beyond day-to-day that you grow.
  • Today is National Telephone Day

    To all my recruiter connections, please remember picking up the phone instead of sending an email can make a big difference to engaging more effectively with a new candidate or client.
  • Getting That Work Life Balance

    I have a number of candidates who come to me looking for a new job and one of the most common reasons is that they feel they do not have a healthy work life balance. As a mother of 2 children still in primary school...
  • Spring is officially here ………………

    This year in the northern hemisphere the Spring or Vernal Equinox falls on Wednesday 20th March 2019. The equinox marks the day when day and night are the same lengths all over the world, with the word equinox literally meaning ‘equal night’ in Latin. The spring...
  • Ask you boss if you can have a nap!

    Today is National Public Sleeping day....... I have attached an interesting article which says "There are different types of naps. The Power Nap is approximately 10 to 20 minutes long and can give a boost of energy to get us through the rest of the...
  • Use The Phone To Build Relationships

    Phone versus email, what works better for you? My preference is picking up the phone and speaking to people the good old fashioned way!  
  • Remember the candidate is also interviewing you and your business!

    Dear HIRING Manager, when you INTERVIEW a candidate - Remember these 5 things: Respect is a two-way street. Please respect candidates time and don’t keep them waiting. If you know a candidate is not what you want, stop wasting their time with multiple interviews and...