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Why Feedback After an Interview Is Essential

5 days ago - Mark Ashton

A common complaint from candidates and recruiters right now is the lack of, if any feedback that is received following an interview.  Understandably, not every employer has the time to respond to each CV that is submitted to them; but if a candidate has attended…

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Why Is It So Difficult to Find Software Engineers in Cambridge?

3 weeks ago - developer

As a technology recruitment specialist that has worked in this sector for longer than I care to state; I often find it intriguing when I talk with HR professionals in Cambridge about the challenges they face when looking for Software Engineers in Cambridge. Is the…

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Recruitment. The dis-engaged recruitment team and process

1 month ago - developer

Recruitment. The dis-engaged recruitment team and process Hiring managers that use recruitment agencies to get positions filled, this is for you.  There is often a certain feeling of frustration when you don’t get vacancies filled as quickly as you would like. In this post, I…

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Recruitment Consultants and HR – A Match Made in Heaven?

1 month ago - Mark Ashton

Having worked in the technology recruitment sector for some time, I am always intrigued to hear stories from fellow recruitment consultants, HR advisors and Hiring Managers about their experiences with one another. On both sides of the fence, there are the good, the bad, and…

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Is HR Old Fashioned and Suffering an Identity Crisis?

2 months ago - Mark Ashton

Having worked with so many different HR professionals over the years and have the pleasure of sampling many different HR styles and processes, I wanted to write a short post in whether or not HR is old fashioned, and ask the question is it indeed…

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5 Ways to Make Sure Your CV Gets You Through the Screening Process

2 months ago - Mark Ashton

Automated screening of CV’s is on the rise, and while it’s something I would never personally do, or advocate others to do; it is happening.  In this post, I will talk a little about how to make sure your CV sails through any automated checks,…

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How to Write the Perfect Job Description

3 months ago - Mark Ashton

How to Write the Perfect Job Description   Possibly one of the most important places to start from to ensure you get the right candidates is with the job description.  Using an outdated or generic job description can result in CV’s being sent to you…

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9 Skills All JavaScript Developers Must Have on Their CV

3 months ago - Mark Ashton

With the boom in jobs for developers in Cambridge, I thought a post on what skills JavaScript devs should have on their CV would be quite apt. Why Is There Such A High-Demand In Jobs For Javascript Devs? It’s no secret that JavaScript is an…

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