Is your job spec too tight?

The latest UK labour market figures from the Office for National Statistics show that unemployment is continuing to fall while job vacancies are rising. With Brexit about to turn off the tap of EU migrants, employers are going to struggle to attract the right candidates for their roles. Even in marketing, which is traditionally a

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Is August actually the best time to recruit?

August has traditionally been seen as the worst month for recruitment and it’s thought that candidates are far more interested in planning their holidays than looking for a new job. But companies still need to hire skilled marketing talent. For those employers looking to hire in August, the summer slowdown can actually represent real opportunities.

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Do you follow your gut when hiring?

Imagine you’re interviewing a candidate and things are going well. They are friendly, dressed well and presentable and answer your questions confidently and articulately. You feel there’s definitely a rapport between you and are increasingly certain you’ve got the right person. However, as soon as they start in the role it’s obvious that they are

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