It’s All About Timing

23rd December 2014

When hiring a new member for your team it’s worth bearing in mind the importance of time-scales – particularly at this time of year. With New Year approaching we begin to think of resolutions and...

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Secure Or Satisfied – If It Came To A Choice What Would You Rather Have?

3rd December 2014

As you probably noticed things have changed in the recruitment area recently. For quite a long time we were all in what was very much an employer’s market. The economy was, if not in full...

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Yes, It’s Painful, But Move On. Making A Positive Of Not Getting That Job.

5th November 2014

One of the things that we all face now and again is the rejection we feel when we go for a job we really wanted and we don’t get it. I am not going to...

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In Praise Of The Over 50 Employee

8th October 2014

The other day I happened to come across an old article from the Guardian about an unemployed man who had applied for the same job twice.  He applied once using his real age of 50+...

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Welcome to the future of work – Is the 9 to 5 a thing of the past?

11th September 2014

When I was a child I remember reading a brilliant article about how the world of work would change in the future. It confidently predicted that by 2020 we would all have intelligent robots that...

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Getting The Right Person – What Are Active Or Passive Candidates?

7th August 2014

As you would imagine we see a lot of candidates here at Jobwise and we treat everyone as an individual. Part of our role is to ‘assess’ the individual jobseeker. That doesn’t mean we pop...

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How to ace your telephone interview

15th July 2014

So you’ve completed numerous applications, but finally all the form filling has paid off and you’ve finally landed your first interview…but wait, they want to do it over the phone? Don’t be alarmed! Phone interviews...

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Flexible Working And You – The New Rules.

3rd July 2014

Flexible working comes in many forms and it’s not a new thing.  Government departments and similar institutions have had flexible working schemes for many years and, on the whole, it seems to work well. Other...

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