27th November 2018 in Employer Advice
How To Check Candidate References
While interviews will reveal a lot about your potential hires, reference checks are key in gaining further insight into a candidate’s experience, abilities and reliability.
So we’ve put together the following tips to help you make the most of your reference checks.
Furniture Upholsterer Job Profile
As a Furniture Upholsterer, you will be responsible for all aspects of upholstery across a range of products.
Read on to find out about the common duties and requirements for the role.
Manufacturing job vacancies expected to increase, says EEF report
Last week the EEF released their Reinventing the Manufacturing Workforce Report, outlining the challenges facing the production sector and how manufacturers need to prepare. Here are our key findings from the report and what they mean for job seekers.
2nd November 2018 in Resignation Advice
4 Reasons Not To Accept A Counter Offer
You’ve been offered a new job, accepted and now the time has come to hand in your notice. But when you go to resign, your manager offers to increase your salary, your benefits or your responsibilities if you stay - should you accept?
Shopfitter Job Profile
As a Shopfitter, you will be responsible for carrying out all works associated with typical internal commercial and retail fit-outs.
Find out what the typical responsibilities and requirements are to become a Shopfitter.
Group Interviews: What To Expect & Common Questions
While many candidates may be intimidated by the thought of a group interview, they offer a great opportunity to really demonstrate your skills and show how you work as part of a team.
1st October 2018 in Employer Advice
How To Retain Great Employees
Employee retention is key to the long term success of any business. Losing employees can be costly and cause disruption to your remaining workforce. So after putting in the time and resources to attract, hire and train great staff, you need to learn how to keep them onboard.
24th September 2018 in Recruitment Trends
Candidate Shortage Hits Northern Jobs Market
Last month, the recruitment team at XCL saw a surge in demand for staff across all sectors in Yorkshire, and looking at a recent industry report covering jobs in the North of England, we were not alone in noticing the trend.
Skills Shortage Impacts On UK Construction Industry
Construction activity has been rising in recent months, but a growing skills shortage has continued to impact on the industry.
Sales Account Manager Job Profile
As a Sales Account Manager, you will be responsible for taking the lead on managing customer relationships and identifying ways to explore new markets.
Find out what the typical duties, salary and requirements are for a Sales Account Manager job.