Shawthorpe Recruitment is pleased to announce a feature in one of the area’s most trusted business publications. Having been noted for our commitment to excellence in recruiting and combined years of experience in finding the very best candidates for businesses in the region, our feature in Shropshire Chamber of Commerce’s business magazine speaks volumes for
We’re confident that at some point during your years in education, you will have heard the phrase “Fail to Prepare, Prepare to Fail” by a flustered teacher trying to get thirty 16-year-olds ready for their final exams. We hate to say ‘they told you so,’ but, this nugget of advice is just as relevant in
To land your dream job, you first need to secure an interview, and the only way to do that is through your curriculum vitae aka. your CV. While you might ooze charm and charisma in real life, you must first impress the recruiter with a written overview of yourself, educational background and your work experience;
Hindsight is a wonderful thing, imagine knowing what the hiring manager will ask! Unfortunately we do not have the ability, so we need to plan and plan again prior to an interview! My first recommendation is research, get to know what the company are about, fully read the job description, and take a look over
Hiring the crème de la crème of car salespeople is more critical in auto sales than most other industries; this is due to the direct impact that a staffs performance has on sales and therefore, dealership profits. Weak hiring processes and not asking impactful car sales interview questions are part of the reason why car
Finding a new hire is a long and expensive process. Losing new hires within the first three months hits not only financials but reputation hard. Why do people leave after only been employed six months or less? We have undertaken various studies which show that behind most of such early turn over of how we
Many of us dream of working four days a week for five days’ pay. The trial ran for a period of eight weeks and involved around 240 staff, who were asked to work a 30-hour week over four days instead of 37.5 hours over five days Think of the advantages: a long weekend every week and extra time to do whatever you choose, be it playing golf, going away, or just doing more housework. A recent trial in New Zealand may bring the day this closer for us all.
HOW TO MAKE A GREAT FIRST DAY IMPRESSION Get ready to meet and greet……A LOT! Small talk is a great way of colleagues getting to know you, so be prepared to answer certain questions such as ‘what will you be doing for us’ where have you previously worked’ ‘where do you live’ Come up with a short introduction about yourself.