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Headway Recruitment Blog Articles

Do schools prepare pupils for the world of work?

A few weeks ago my 9-year-old daughter skipped home from school with an application form for the position of “Lunchtime buddy” – the job role consists of helping the younger kids zip up coats, peel oranges etc. It is a very popular position with the Year 5s as they get the glory of wearing a…

Liz’s tips on researching companies before interview and how to communicate new jobs with your agency!

This week, Liz, our newest member of Headway Recruitment shares the stand out tips she has picked up in the short time she has been in recruitment. Liz talks about the research you should put into a company before going for an interview and, from a client perspective, the information agencies need when looking for…

And The Award Goes To……

Let’s get this out of the way first of all… I was shortlisted for an industry award last week. There I said it! The reason I mention it though is that it got me thinking about whether anyone else actually cares. So we conducted a short survey asking if it is important that a local…

5 ways your Facebook page could be stopping you getting a new job!

The Social Media phenomenon began in 1997 when a website named “Six Degrees” first launched. The site was very basic but the concept was genius; it allowed users to create a profile and make “friends” with other users. 19 years later and after the introduction of Facebook, 1.79 billion of us have a live online…

How to get a job and recruit new staff – top tips!

Over the next couple of months we will be sharing all of our recruitment tips and tricks. Each member of our team has a secret weapon you should be using when involved in the recruitment process. Whether you are a candidate looking for your new career or a hiring manager looking to take on a…

To degree or not to degree, that is the question?

To degree or not to degree, that is the question? I’ve often wondered if having a degree has given me any kind of advantage in the world of work? I graduated back in 1999 with a 2:1 in The History of Art and Design. I personally would describe it as one of those “arty farty…

Top benefits to attract the best candidates

As recruiters, we have direct contact on a daily basis with hundreds of people looking for new jobs. People of all ages, from all walks of life and social backgrounds and with differing degrees of experience in the workplace. Individuals with a vast range of external influences on their lifestyle and choices but with one…

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