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Recruiting the human: the importance of personality

Recruiting the human: the importance of personality

Monday, March 05, 2018

Good recruitment is often about understanding the subtleties of human relationships. It is common knowledge that employers are more likely to hire a candidate who they can see themselves becoming friends with, as shown by Lauren Rivera’s study, “Hiring as Cultural Matching: The Case of Elite Professional Service Firms”, which concluded that “evaluators implicitly gravitated toward and explicitly fought for candidates with whom they felt an emo...

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Recruitment Agency Salary Round-up - How do Banbury and Bicester compare?

Recruitment Agency Salary Round-up - How do Banbury and Bicester compare?

Friday, February 16, 2018

It’s often difficult to work out how much you should be paid, especially if you’re not the sort of person who discusses salaries with colleagues or friends. That’s why it helps to research job roles and salary brackets before you start applying for positions yourself or with a recruitment agency. You’ll need to take where you live into account too because regional variations can make quite a big difference. We’ve all heard of the...

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Receptionist jobs: The best first opportunity of your career

Receptionist jobs: The best first opportunity of your career

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Imagine you’re heading out into the job market and looking for your dream role. You hear a receptionist job has come up – but you pass on it, because it doesn’t align with your plans. Does this sound familiar? If so, you may have just missed out on the best first opportunity of your career. Receptionist jobs have moved on in leaps and bounds in the last few years. Whereas once it might have only meant answering phones and collecting the po...

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5 ways to stay cool in the office

5 ways to stay cool in the office

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Summer is in full swing, your work colleagues are on their holidays and your stuck fanning yourself with a folded promotional leaflet, the temperatures are rising and you may now find the walls of your office have started to close in on you like burning bricks of lava. Fear not, here at Plus One Personnel we have compiled the top 5 methods to stay cool in the office during the heatwave! Read on and feel the breeze! #1 - DRESS CODE Wardrobe c...

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Banbury boasts one of the lowest unemployment rates in the south

Banbury boasts one of the lowest unemployment rates in the south

Friday, June 17, 2016

Reported by the Banbury Guardian, Banbury has one of the best unemployment rates in the south according to the latest Labour Market Statistics. In May 2016 in Banbury, 284 people were on jobseekers allowance compared to 422 in May last year. Unemployment for Banbury is at 0.6 per cent, compared to one per cent in southern England and 1.8 per cent nationally. In May this year, 155 people were on universal credit, with 128 aged 18 to...

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