9th January 2019 in Recruitment Trends, Production
Candidate Shortage Impacts UK Manufacturing Sector
Manufacturing jobs are becoming more difficult than ever for employers to fill directly due to the ongoing shortage of experienced candidates, a new report has revealed.
2nd January 2019 in Example Job Profiles, Construction
Quantity Surveyor Job Profile
As a Quantity Surveyor, you will be responsible for pricing projects from tender documents.
Find out what the typical responsibilities and requirements are to become a Quantity Surveyor.
20th December 2018 in Job Application Tips, CV
How To Write A CV With A Long Work History
Keeping a concise CV can be a challenge, especially if you have a long work history. So we’ve put together some of our top tips to help you write a successful CV.
11th December 2018 in Recruitment Trends, Construction
Construction Job Availability Rises As Industry Growth Continues
The construction recruitment team at XCL have seen an increase in the number of construction job vacancies becoming available over the last couple of months, and looking at a recent industry report, this seems to have been a recurring pattern across the UK.
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.
15th November 2018 in Example Job Profiles, Production
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.
12th November 2018 in Recruitment Trends, Production
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?
22nd October 2018 in Example Job Profiles, Construction
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.
11th October 2018 in Job Application Tips, Job Interview
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.