How to recruit seasonal staff

how to recruit seasonal staff Seasonal highs like Christmas are key trading periods for a wide range of sectors, from retail to restaurants. So to cope with the increased demand, many companies recruit thousands of seasonal workers. Of course, it’s not just seasonal fluctuations that can cause businesses.
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Discussing entry-level jobs

jamesfrearson_spencerthompsonJames Frearson from totaljobs.com talks to the Institute for Public Policy Research’s Spencer Thompson about the current state of the entry-level jobs market, and tries to predict the future for this vital sector of the UK economy. .
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Recruiting for the public sector

public_sector_videoThe latest Totaljobs public sector report, Recruiting for today’s public sector, looks at the issues facing the UK’s biggest employment area in light of the recession and the spending cuts. Here, Public sector director Kathryn Adam talks about the highlights of the report, which can be downloaded at http://response.totaljobs.com/recruiting-for-todays-public-sector. .
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Introducing the totaljobs.com mobile app and what it can do for you

Good talent doesn’t wait, so we at totaljobs.com have released a brand new mobile app which makes it easier than ever before for jobseekers to discover and apply for your vacancies. Each year the importance of mobile in our industry grows, with nearly half of job searches now taking place on a mobile device. So.
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5 reasons top candidates want to work in London

5 reasons top candidates want to work in London18th century English writer Samuel Johnson once wrote: ‘When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life,’ and the recent Global Talent Survey (conducted by The Network and the Boston Consulting Group) certainly seems to back that up. Many may have thought that New York, Berlin, Barcelona or Paris would have been the top choice for the world’s.
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Attracting the right talent to your business

Attracting the right talent to your businessEntry-level job candidates make up a large proportion of the job market. Yet many employers are struggling to recruit. Total Jobs consulted some top talent experts, to help employers develop their recruitment practices. Here are some ways employers can attract the best new staff to their roles. Build greater flexibility into job descriptions Thinking outside the box, when it comes to writing job.
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How to boost your employability skills

How to boost your employability skillsEntry-level candidates make up a large slice of the jobs market. There tends to be a lack of relevant skills and experience amongst jobseekers, which means employers are struggling to recruit. Finding candidates who’ve got what it takes is key. By improving your employability skills, you can bag yourself a great job. Take a look at some of the ways entry-level candidates.
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Why are employers struggling to recruit?

Why are employers struggling to recruit?Entry-level candidates account for a huge proportion of the jobs market. Yet many employers are struggling to recruit. This is sometimes because prospective candidates lack certain skills and relevant experience. It is also related to how recruiters perceive would-be employees’ skills/ability levels and how they go about recruiting, generally. Here, we highlight some of the main reasons why employers are struggling.
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Top 5 entry-level jobs

Top 5 entry-level jobsGet your career off to a flying start with our roundup of the best junior roles around – whatever you’re looking for. Deciding on a career is probably the single most important decision of your life. Think about it: you’re going to spend at least eight hours a day, five days a week in your job. Your earning potential, your daily.
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Recruitment jobs: old and new

Recruitment jobs old and newIt’s been more than 100 years since the first recruitment agency opened in the UK. In that time the industry has changed massively, but the basic need to find or advertise a job has remained the same. We take a look at how the digital age and other factors have impacted the hiring process. Social media matters Gone are the days when.
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A day in the life of an entry-level employee

A day in the life of an entry level employeeIt’s hard to know what to expect when you enter the workplace for the first time. Some people expect to hit the ground running with responsibility for their own projects, while others resign themselves to getting the teas in. We talk to Georgia Traher, 23, a recent graduate in Creative Writing from Bath University, to find out more about her.
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How to recruit seasonal staff

how to recruit seasonal staffSeasonal highs like Christmas are key trading periods for a wide range of sectors, from retail to restaurants. So to cope with the increased demand, many companies recruit thousands of seasonal workers. Of course, it’s not just seasonal fluctuations that can cause businesses.
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AGR awards competition winner

photo competitionAt this year’s AGR awards, the Totaljobs team decided to get into the 60’s spirit, and we wanted you to join in too! So we brought down some Beatles inspired 60’s props to the awards evening, including silly wigs, oversized glasses and (of course) inflatable guitars, and asked you to pose for a photo or send a selfie for our competition.The.
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