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.
Construction Industry Update: What It Means For Job Seekers
When looking for a new job, it’s helpful to know what’s happening in the sector you’ll be working in, and construction is no different. To catch you up, here’s our roundup of what’s happened in the construction industry so far this year, and it what it all means for you finding a new job.
How to Write a Strong CV
We understand that writing a CV can be a daunting task, especially if it’s your first time or you haven’t applied for a job in a few years. But it doesn’t need to be.
Here are some tips to get you started writing an effective CV.
Engineering Skills Shortage Hits Northern Jobs Market
At XCL Group we have noticed a surge in demand for skilled workers to fill engineering and manufacturing jobs in the Huddersfield area - and a new industry report shows we are not the only ones to have observed the trend.