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Self-Isolating as a Recruiter

Who would have ever predicted I would be writing a blog as if we were in post-apocalypse times. I write this as I am on day 3 of a precautionary 14-day self-isolation as I was fortunate enough to be enjoying the delights of the Amalfi coast when the country was put into obligatory lockdown, instigated…

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What Would You Do if You Were a Candidate to Ensure You Get Hired?

It’s not a trick question but we thought we would put our expert panel in the hot seat this week. It’s great that they’ve been sharing their top tips for candidates for the past few weeks but what they do if they were in the candidate’s shoes? Well we asked them and this is what…

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Three Reasons to Consider Return-to-Work Parents When Hiring

In January 2020, Tiger Recruitment hosted a roundtable discussion with an intimate group of HR professionals to discuss the reintegration of parents into the workplace. Further to that discussion, we produced a report that highlights best practices, stigmas and the future of return-to-work (RTW) policies. It also details why attracting RTW parents should be an…

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How Should Recruiters Help Candidates in the Hiring Process?

And we don’t just mean helping them get a job – that’s pretty obvious and let’s be honest, that’s the main aim of a recruitment consultant’s role. But there are other things that some recruiters can be doing which is over and above their job title. This week our expert panel reveal how they’ve gone…

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What Should Candidates STOP Doing?

There’s probably a whole list of definite no-nos for candidates but this week our panel of experts share their advice on what they think should never be done in the hiring process. You might be telling your candidates some of this already, but if you’re not, feel free to add them on. Kerri-Ann Hargreaves STOP…

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Hiring For Cultural Fit or Misfits?

The British Prime Minister’s advisor Dominic Cummings may want to hire weirdos and misfits for No.10 which may not be working out so well judging on recent news. We know that diversity and inclusion is a mainstream business issue that speaks to a firm’s culture and conduct, so how about hiring to fit your culture?…

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What to Look For in a CV When Hiring a Remote Candidate

Hiring a remote candidate is a little different from hiring someone to work in-office or on-premises. Remote workers have certain attributes that make them awesome at working independently and as any recruiter knows, there will be little “tells” hidden and sometimes not so hidden in a remote candidate’s CV. It’s often soft skills that demonstrate…

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Attracting More Women to a Career in Welding

Training as a welder can open up opportunities to work in a diverse range of sectors from construction and manufacturing to aerospace and petrochemical industries. But despite there being a demand for welding skills, women are still underrepresented in the profession. Skills gap There is currently a shortage of welders in Britain and the Migratory…

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Why the Apprentice Levy Can’t Be Pigeonholed

We are living through extraordinary times. Disruptive tech innovations, dizzying political upheavals and growing public demand for action on issues from inequality to the environment are all contributing to a landscape of unprecedented change. But we are still clinging to outdated ideas of how, and when, we should gain new skills. The use of apprenticeships is…