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Looking Back At 2018

Looking Back At 2018

20th December 2018

Presents are being wrapped, carols are being sung, food and drink are being consumed and snow rain is falling outside… It must be Christmas! As the end of the year rolls around, everyone is beginning to plan for 2019. Before that, though, let’s take the opportunity to look back at the year pas... Read more >

How To Find The Perfect Recruit

How To Find The Perfect Recruit

6th December 2018

In last week’s blog we provided some advice on how to find your dream job. There are many different options for job seekers, as there are for employers looking for staff. Job boards, social media and recruitment agencies are the three most effective methods of recruitment. Of course, the same app... Read more >

How To Find Your Dream Job

How To Find Your Dream Job

29th November 2018

In these blogs we always try to provide help, hints and tips on the recruitment process. We aim to help jobseekers through the search process and employers through the candidate hunt. Over time, we’ve written about CV’s, Covering Letters, Interviews and starting a new job from a candidate persp... Read more >

A Message To Candidates...

A Message To Candidates...

22nd November 2018

Candidates - Please stop messing businesses and recruitment agencies around! Ok, so people say they want jobs. They say that they are desperate for work. "I will do anything." "I need to buy my children school clothes." "I need a job now... please". So, we call them for work, we arrange interviews... Read more >

Different Types Of Job Applications

Different Types Of Job Applications

15th November 2018

Job applications can take different forms. Sometimes it’s filling out an application form, sometimes you must send a CV or in some cases you could be required to complete a test to measure your suitability. In this week’s blog, we outline these three main types of job applications. CV and Cove... Read more >

Temporary Work Over The Festive Period

Temporary Work Over The Festive Period

8th November 2018

As Supermarkets begin to premiere their Christmas adverts, it’s time to accept that yet another festive period is just round the corner! December is traditionally linked with spending money on presents, food and socialising. However, for many, it can be a profitable time of year. You may have se... Read more >

Candidates Are King

Candidates Are King

1st November 2018

Back in 1999 when I started in recruitment, there where so many candidates to choose from that businesses could afford to go on holiday for 2 weeks, keep candidates waiting for feedback on interviews and gave a 4 week deadline for adverts to be applied to. However, here in 2018 it is just not quite ... Read more >

The Older Generation

The Older Generation

25th October 2018

It's no surprise that skills shortages is second on the list of concerns for IoD members. 42% of those recently questioned saying it was causing them a major headache. The downside to good job figures is that it makes it harder for organisations to find the talent they need. But are we looking in ... Read more >

Building Trust As A Leader

Building Trust As A Leader

18th October 2018

The news last week about the finances of Patisserie Valerie must have sent a shudder down the backs of so many managers. If they can’t rely on the data in their organisation’s financial reports, what can they rely on? Are the products and services being ordered actually being supplied? Are emplo... Read more >

Why Permanent Work?

Why Permanent Work?

11th October 2018

Last week, our blog investigated temporary work. Why some roles are temporary, why people would want temp work and why I can be beneficial to the employer. This week, we look at permanent work. Employer Businesses will look to employ on a permanent basis if they are replacing a previous employee,... Read more >

Why temporary work?

Why temporary work?

4th October 2018

There are many reasons why. Temporary work can be beneficial to both parties: employer and employee. It offers flexibility, is relatively inexpensive and can be convenient. Here, we explain the reasons and benefits of temporary assignments for both clients and candidates. Employer From an emplo... Read more >

Sing Loud and Proud - It's Awards Time

Sing Loud and Proud - It's Awards Time

27th September 2018

If you follow Red Berry Recruitment on our social media channels, then you will already know the great news about our award nominations. If not, then let us tell you more! After a summer of award writing our MD Helen and Marketing Manager Natalie were thrilled to hear that their hard work had been ... Read more >

Writing The Perfect Cover Letter

Writing The Perfect Cover Letter

20th September 2018

When applying for jobs, many see the focus as being on creating the perfect CV. However another part of the application process is also very important: your cover letter. You cover letter is basically a personal introduction. It should complement your CV, providing additional details on your quali... Read more >

Overcoming Conflict in the Workplace

Overcoming Conflict in the Workplace

13th September 2018

You don’t always get to choose who you work with. As such, conflict can sometimes arise at work. After all, everyone has their own ideas, opinions and ways of doing things, so it can be tricky when these are challenged. But, disagreement is just part of life. If everyone were the same, there wou... Read more >

Staying Motivated At Work

Staying Motivated At Work

6th September 2018

No matter how much you love your job, staying motivated at work can be difficult. You may have hit a rut on a project you’re working. Or maybe you’re just having a bad day. But it is not uncommon to feel motivated. Check out our tips on how to rebuild the motivation and get back to your sparkl... Read more >

 

 

 

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