17th January 2018 in Job Application Tips
How to Prepare for an Exit Interview
You're ready to move on to your new job, but first, you're asked to take part in an exit interview. But while the word ‘interview’ can be nerve-wracking, there’s no reason to feel anxious. You just need to know how to prepare.
10th January 2018 in Example Job Profiles
Bench Joiner Job Profile
As a Bench Joiner, you may be required to carry out joinery work and product assembly both inside the workshop and out on site.
If you're considering a job as a Bench Joiner, find out what the main roles and typical hourly rate are, and the qualifications you'll need when applying.
2nd January 2018 in Construction
Why Construction Workers Need A CSCS Card
Being a CSCS card holder may not be a legal requirement, but if you are looking to move into the construction industry, you are still going to need one - why?
18th December 2017 in Construction
Construction Projects Announced in Bristol and the South West
A number of high profile construction projects have been announced over the past few weeks. And with these projects comes the promise of plenty of jobs opening up for construction workers and tradespeople across the South West.
Customer Service Advisor Job Profile
As a Customer Service Advisor, you will be on the front line with customers, handling queries and ensuring full customer satisfaction.
If you're looking for a job in customer service, find out what the key responsibilities and typical salary are, as well as the skills you'll be required to have.
Growing Skills Gap Impacts the Construction Industry
Construction activity, particularly in the housebuilding sector. But the growing skills shortage has continued to make an impact on the industry.
Engineering Manager Job Profile
Engineering Managers oversee day-to-day engineering operations to ensure that all work is completed to a high standard, on time and in budget.
If you're looking move into a new role as an Engineering Manager, find out what the main responsibilities, typical salary and required qualifications are.
20th November 2017 in Recruitment Trends
All-Sector Candidate Shortage Hits Southern Jobs Market
Last month, the recruitment team at XCL Group noticed a significant surge in vacancies across all sectors in the South West - and a new report covering jobs in the south of England shows that we were not alone in this observation.
Job Interview Tips and Commonly Asked Questions
Performing well in an interview is an important skill to work on, so here are some tips and techniques to follow in your next interview.
Employment Rises as Demand for Manufactured Exports Increases
After a rocky couple of years, UK manufacturing is once again on the rise. Over the past few months, XCL Group have seen an increase in demand for skilled workers in the production and manufacturing sectors, and looking at recent reports from the EEF, the rise in employment appears to be an industry-wide trend.