7 Interview Questions You Have to Ask

We all know the classic interview questions. “Where do you want to be in five years?” “Why do you want to work here?”; But useful as these are, they reveal little about a candidate’s fit to your business or workplace culture. These days, it’s as important to assess attitude as aptitude, and to find the right candidate, employers need to.
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Employer brand: a marketing buzzword?

How to maximise your employer brand, no matter what your business size “Employer brand”. It’s a concept often discussed in HR and marketing departments these days. Its meaning, value – and cost – are the subject of many a recruitment blog. But what exactly is “employer brand” and why should smaller businesses care? Here we look at why every employer has a.
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An audience with the Chancellor George Osborne – employers must “steady the ship” in wake of Brexit

Chancellor George Osborne issued a strong statement in Manchester last week as he outlined what Brexit will mean for British businesses and the economy. Totaljobs were the only job board invited to join selected business leaders at the event in Manchester to hear directly from the Chancellor in the wake of the EU Referendum and uncertainty about the labour market.
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Recruiting Future Talent

It’s been a turbulent few weeks and clearly there are uncertain times ahead for UK employers. John Salt, Group sales Director of totaljobs commented today:  “In the wake of the EU Referendum, and the political, economic and social chaos that has ensued, it’s important that HR professionals, or anyone who looks after recruitment and HR issues, maintains a steady and pragmatic.
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Call for Entries to the Personnel Today Awards 2016

Totaljobs are proud sponsors of the Personnel Today Awards 2016. Why enter the Personnel Today Awards? Just being shortlisted for a Personnel Today Award, let alone winning, showcases your achievements to your customers, competitors and the HR profession as a whole. The Awards have always attracted entries from a wide variety of organisations, large and small, giving you the chance to.
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How to manage Brexit fears in the workplace

It was only added to the dictionary last year, but now barely a day goes by without mention of ‘Brexit’.  Despite this, how employers are to manage the uncertainty of the in/out vote is rarely discussed.  Looking at new totaljobs research published today – exactly one month before the EU referendum –we ask how Europeans are feeling about the.
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Future talent proofing

As the skills gap continues and candidates become harder to recruit and retain, how are you preparing to attract talent to meet your future needs? Totaljobs are hosting a free to attend interactive panel event for employers to explore this critical topic. Insights will include; the benefits of a future talent strategy, what successful employers are doing to engage emerging.
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The Secret of Happiness…at work

We all know what it’s like. That feeling of itchy feet. That realisation we’re ready for pastures new… A survey of 2,000 people by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) released last week found that job-seeking has hit a two-year high and job satisfaction is down. Rather than being content to stay put, candidates are looking elsewhere – not.
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Totaljobs to share key insights at the North East Expo

Totaljobs is exhibiting this week at the North East Expo, the biggest business event in the North East region, taking place on 27th April at the Kingston Park Stadium. Totaljobs is the UK’s leading jobs website. We offer market leading products and tools, helping employers recruit the talent they need quickly, easily and effectively. Independent research shows that Totaljobs gives you.
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Raj Lal, Regional Sales Manager at totaljobs speaks to BBC Breakfast about the cleaning industry

There are 450,000 people working in the UK cleaning industry, but employers still struggle to find suitable candidates.  The sector is challenged by high staff turnover rates and a negative image. At the National Cleaning Show this week Raj Lal, Regional Sales Manager at totaljobs, spoke live to BBC Breakfast about the challenges facing employers in the sector. Watch the full clip.
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