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How to Write the Perfect Job Description

1 week 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  Using an outdated or generic job description can result in CV’s being sent to you…

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6 Reasons Why HR Departments Should Be Using a Recruitment Agency

3 months ago - Mark Ashton

Taking the decision to work with a recruitment agency is often a big one for businesses of all sizes.  Concerns over the cost of using an agency or the finder’s fee seem to be the most prominent. Along with opening the floodgates to recruiters and…

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

3 months 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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Annual Appraisals

4 months ago - Mark Ashton

Its annual appraisal time, you have been given the Annual Appraisal form by HR (or your reluctant manager). A meeting is scheduled and you get that sinking feeling of having to remember what exactly happened in the last 12 months. You fill in the form…

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How Machine Learning Is Changing Recruitment

4 months ago - Mark Ashton

Something I am getting asked about more and more nowadays from HR and Hiring Managers; do I think I am going to have a role in the next five or ten years with the rise of automation in the recruitment sector. Basically, will I be…

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Why Feedback After an Interview Is Essential

7 months ago - Mark Ashton

#fightforfeedback 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…

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How to Recruit the Best Technology Professionals

8 months ago - Mark Ashton

As I’ve spoken about in some of my previous posts, the tech industry in Cambridge is booming and is set to continue that way for some time.  One of the most challenging aspects for businesses and HR Managers in the technology sector is attracting and…

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Tips to Help You Ace Your Next Job Interview

8 months ago - Mark Ashton

Tips to Help You Ace Your Next Job Interview Regardless of all the new technologies and automation that’s creeping into the recruitment process.  Interviews are always going to part and parcel, and in most cases, will always be the deciding factor when it comes to…

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