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How to create a standout CV

Before you even start the search for your new career, creating a standout CV is paramount. Get it right and you'll get noticed, get it wrong and you could be rejected or overlooked for the perfect opportunity. Whilst it's important to tailor your CV for each position you apply for, there are certain guidelines to follow to ensure consistency and…

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Is Your Business Opportunistic In Hiring Key Talent?

While opportunistic hiring may sound like a fancy HR term the idea. Simply, it refers to hiring good talent when the opportunity arises, rather than waiting for a position to open. In theory, the top talent who add value to an organisation will inevitably be snapped up quickly, so it’s worth considering hiring an individual even when a job doesn’t…

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Why Your Business Needs Recruitment Partnering!

King Recruit have been running a successful Recruitment Partnership programme for over 2 years. Here are the top 5 reasons for using a Recruitment Partner If you don’t have an HR department or Talent Management provision you will require a full recruitment solution that feels like an extension of your business. Using skilled, experienced recruitment expertise to understand your business…

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Is there really a war for talent?

Face Key Recruitment Challenges Head-On  With The Help Of An Executive Recruitment Partner. Is there really a war for talent? Whilst it may not have quite gotten to being an actual battlefield, businesses are finding that their biggest challenge when trying to attract new staff is the amount of competition that is out there in what is an increasingly candidate-led…

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What are the workplace trends for 2020?

Year on year the workplace continues to evolve – So what will 2020 look like?   For businesses to continue to grow and develop these trends are definitely worth considering in order to ensure the productivity and development of your workforce.   Here King Recruit explore 5 emerging trends for 2020:     1.The Continued Rise in Tech  It won’t…

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How to ace your 2020 recruitment strategy

How to ace your 2020 recruitment strategy: King Recruit’s ultimate guide   If you are one of the many businesses planning your recruitment strategy in January for the whole of the year and beyond, you’ll know that effective planning and delivery could make a huge difference to the success of the overall business in 2020.   It’s clear that building…

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Which positions will be the hardest to fill in 2020?

Which positions will be the hardest to fill in 2020?   With the UK employment rate at the highest on record, finding great talent has never been more of a challenge for South West businesses. Predominantly for the three months ending September 2019, the highest employment rate estimate in the UK was in the South West at 81%. As well…

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9 Hiring Trends for 2020

 9 Top Hiring Trends you should follow in 2020.   2020 is set to be a year of uncertainty with Brexit still ongoing and an upcoming election around the corner. The South West still boasts the highest employment rate estimate in the UK. So combine this with continued Talent Shortages, it’s easy to suggest that there will be plenty of…

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How slow recruitment decisions lose tech talent.

This is Magda’s last blog in this series of four. Here Magda shares her insight into how tech talent can be lost after a job offer and how to avoid it.   Missed Magda’s other 3 blog’s in this series? How to retain your top tech talent here Hunting for Top Tech talent here Looking for your next career move…

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