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Changing Careers

Changing Careers

12th September 2019

Do you feel like you are stagnating in your current career? You may be losing motivation, feel disengaged by the lack of profession or you may have simply stopped enjoying it. If any of those apply, then you may be thinking about a career change. But how to go about it? How do you decide what you w... Read more >

What are transferable skills and why are they important?

What are transferable skills and why are they important?

29th August 2019

Transferable skills. You’ve probably heard of them – especially if you’re looking for work. They are qualities and skills that you develop in education, training and the workplace. They are of high value to employers. But what are they and why are they so important?   What are transferable s... Read more >

Building Your Network 

Building Your Network 

22nd August 2019

There are many ways of advancing your career and further yourself. One of the most important is networking. There are many ways of advancing your career and further yourself. One of the most important is networking. There are many ways of advancing your career and furt... Read more >

A Level Results - What Next?

A Level Results - What Next?

15th August 2019

The fateful day has arrived for many 18-year-olds around the country. Sleepless nights will have been followed by nervous breakfasts. It’s A Level results day. Firstly – we hope anyone that has opened their results this morning has achieved what the wanted. However - if you haven’t - remember... Read more >

How can you attract the best candidates?

How can you attract the best candidates?

8th August 2019

Candidates are in short supply. With unemployment at its lowest in almost half a century, the best candidates are getting snapped up quickly. There are skill shortages across many industries, meaning businesses are struggling to find adequate employees. This means employers are required to act quic... Read more >

Choosing the best candidate

Choosing the best candidate

1st August 2019

Choosing the best candidate to hire can be a tough choice. And it can be a costly mistake if it goes wrong. A report carried out by Oxford Economics suggests it could cost over £30,000 to replace an employee. So it’s important you get it right. Regardless of the process you use to hire your staf... Read more >

RBR Salary Survey

RBR Salary Survey

4th July 2019

We have recently released the latest edition of our RBR Salary Survey. But what is it and - more importantly - how can it help you? What is the RBR Salary Survey? The RBR Salary Survey is a document compiled using data collected from permanent and temporary employees we have placed across the South... Read more >

What Do Hiring Managers Look For?

What Do Hiring Managers Look For?

20th June 2019

We've done various blogs on preparing for job interviews. Research, mental preparation and making sure you look the part are all extremely relevant pieces of preparation. However, another thing to consider is what the hiring manager is looking for. Your skills and experience may be perfect for a jo... Read more >

Somerset's Sizzle

Somerset's Sizzle

13th June 2019

There is a buzz that comes to Somerset annually and remains even if the weather turns dull. This year the buzz is bigger, louder and longer. It’s what I describe as the ‘sizzle’ not the sausage. A butcher can display his produce and market it with information about being locally-sourced and e... Read more >

Mental Preparation For An Interview

Mental Preparation For An Interview

6th June 2019

Once you've secured an interview, preparation is key.  Researching the company, the role and what they are looking for is all part of the vital prep you need to do. You can read some tips to help you with interviews here. But it is also important to prepare yourself, mentally. Director magazine re... Read more >

Red Berry Recruitment Registration Process

Red Berry Recruitment Registration Process

30th May 2019

In order to get work through Red Berry Recruitment, first you need to register with us.In this month’s Staff Spotlight, our Recruitment Administrator Henrietta talks you through the registration process.How Do You Organise It?It’s really very simple! Registrations at Red Berry work... Read more >

Video CVs

Video CVs

23rd May 2019

Curriculum vitae is a Latin expression, loosely translated as ‘the course of my life’.A CV is a chance for someone to show off their skills, experience and qualifications to a potential employer. For years it has been created in written format, but could that be about to change?Introduc... Read more >

Let's Stop The Stigma!

Let's Stop The Stigma!

16th May 2019

Helen Lacey has recently been made an Ambassador for local charity Somerset and Wessex Eating Disorder Association (SWEDA). This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, with a focus on body image. Here, Helen discusses her battles with her body.I recently attended a 1920’s themed murder mys... Read more >

SWEDA UK

SWEDA UK

9th May 2019

Three years ago, I was invited to become a trustee of the Somerset and Wessex Eating Disorders Association (SWEDA). It is the only charity based in the Somerset area dedicated to providing support to anyone affected by eating disorders, including anorexia nervosa, bulimia, compulsive eating, binge ... Read more >

The Recruitment Process

The Recruitment Process

2nd May 2019

Recruitment agencies act as a ‘middle-man’ between those who want staff and those who are looking for work.From our point of view, we look to simplify the process for both sides. For the employer, it saves them the time and resources. For the candidate, it provides them clarity and a conta... Read more >

 

 

 

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