Recruitment News

The benefits of Volunteering

November 16, 2021

Volunteering has a number of benefits, aside from the obvious feel-good aspect. If you are looking to contribute to your community whilst gaining valuable skills, or even bridge an unemployment gap, volunteering could be for you. Read on to discover the professional and personal benefits volunteering can offer. Why volunteer?…

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Exit Interviews: How to say goodbye the right way

November 16, 2021

You’ve handed in your notice and your leaving date is set - when you receive an exit interview request from your line manager in your inbox. Below is our advice on our to make sure you say goodbye – the right way. What is an exit interview? An exit interview…

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5 things to do for your career before 2022

November 16, 2021

2021 is almost over and 2022 is just around the corner. While you might be tempted to wait until the new year to take a look at your career, why not use these last few weeks as an opportunity to get ahead of everyone else? Here is our list of…

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Are employees working harder than this time last year?

November 10, 2021

After a turbulent 2020, employees are now settled into the new way of working and are more productive. Many workers have now solved their Wi-Fi issues, found the right collaboration tools, and learned how to achieve a work-life balance when their home is their workspace. With home working here to…

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Hiring Seasonal Staff

November 8, 2021

It’s a tough market for talent out there at the moment. The UK continues to struggle with worker shortages across the board, from transport and retail to hospitality and construction. According to the Office for National Statistics, job vacancies in the UK reached a record high from May to July,…

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Explaining a break in employment

October 27, 2021

The dreaded “gap in the CV”. It is something many of us have been taught to fear – and with it being branded unemployable. However with the turbulence of the past year and changing attitudes to working, gaps in our employment history are becoming more common. HAYS CEO Alistair Cox…

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The Importance behind your Working from Home Space

October 26, 2021

Are you struggling with working from home? With remote working here to stay for many of us, it’s important to make sure you have optimised your space for productivity. Here are our top tips for making your home office space the best it can be. Separate your office from your…

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Frequently Asked Questions – Candidate Edition

October 26, 2021

We understand that searching for a new role can be daunting, and that just looking for a new job on the internet can be overwhelming! Our dedicated Recruiters are available to help to make the process a little easier for you. Below are some commonly asked questions from our candidates,…

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Frequently Asked Questions – Client Edition

October 12, 2021

Here at Plus One, we know that the decision of whether to use a Recruitment Agency is not always an easy one. Employers can have many questions about the benefits, processes and the associated costs involved. Below are the answers to some of the most common questions that we are…

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Staff shortages means many hiring managers will have to compromise

October 12, 2021

Last month we spoke about the candidate shortage affecting all areas of employment, and this news seems to have been inescapable ever since. Over the last month all of us have seen how staff shortages have affected our everyday lives, whether that’s the inability to get fuel or less stock…

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Keeping your employees safe post-Covid

October 12, 2021

With the lifting of lockdown rules on July 19th, people in England are no longer being asked to work from home if they can. Instead, the government is recommending a gradual return to the office. Under the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), employers must take certain measures to keep their…

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How can recruiters find me on LinkedIn?

September 27, 2021

With more than 722 million members across 200 countries, LinkedIn is a great place to pursue new career opportunities. In fact, 72% of recruiters use the platform to find or vet candidates. But many members have not fully optimised their accounts to show up on recruiters’ searches. With these tips,…

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