Recruitment News

What awaits us on the other side of lockdown?

April 21, 2020

Reading the newspapers (online of course), there is pressure on the government to put out a formal recovery plan, so that the cogs of our economy can start to grind back into motion. Whilst none of us really know how long our current lockdown scenario will last for, the bigger…

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Why are Recruiters still worth speaking to during Covid-19?

April 15, 2020

In this climate, it is understandable that many employers have put recruitment projects on hold or are having to adjust their workforce planning. However, just because you are not calling us to support you with recruitment, it doesn’t mean that you have to stop talking to us altogether. There is…

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Virtual on-boarding during Covid-19

April 9, 2020

In these strange times, companies have shared concerns with us regarding putting a pause on hiring new resource, and as such, missing out on securing the best talent for their live vacancies. Whilst there are naturally some industries who have been impacted more significantly by Covid19, most businesses seem keen…

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Are you adjusting your interview technique and preparing properly?

April 3, 2020

We are currently experiencing what for many of us, is a new way of working. In any business it’s functionality relies heavily on it’s ability to hire and retain staff. This is particularly the case in difficult times and let’s be clear, the next few weeks fall into that category.…

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Keep calm and let video interviewing help you to carry on

March 12, 2020

With the almost constant flow of news about the spread of the Covid-19 virus and how this is effecting day to day business activities, perhaps there is already some concern in your business about allowing visitors onto your premises to interview for job opportunities? At Plus One Personnel, we have…

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We are 15 years old today!

March 2, 2020

In March 2005, company Directors Stuart Moore and Claire Kingsbury opened Plus One Personnel in Banbury and quickly built a reputation for providing great end-to-end recruitment solutions with employers and jobseekers alike. Since then we have fulfilled thousands of successful recruitment campaigns, building our network across Oxfordshire and Warwickshire, and helping…

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Now Available – our 2020 Salary Guide

January 8, 2020

Available now, our new 2020 Salary Guide for Oxfordshire and Warwickshire is your essential salary benchmarking companion. Containing current salary information for all of our specialist job sectors, as well as updates on forthcoming legislation changes, employment statistics for the region and much more... If you're a local employer and…

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Why Are My Job Applications Not Getting a Response?

September 28, 2019

Unfortunately, it’s a scenario the majority of job seekers have encountered at one stage in their career search. You spend countless hours polishing your CV and writing a compelling Covering Letter, however, your efforts seem to come to little or no avail. Here at Plus One Personnel, we know all too…

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New GCSE results – A guide for employers

August 22, 2019

by Stuart Moore. GCSE results are out today, but what does a score of 7 or 8 mean to those of us used to the traditional A-C grading system? Today is the day that many thousands of school children (and their parents) have been waiting for all summer - GCSE…

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Thinking of Changing Career? How to Prepare and Retrain

July 29, 2019

If you’re feeling dissatisfied in your current role and have lost enjoyment for your work, then it might be time for a change. Maybe it's not just a change of job, but a complete change of career which appeals to you. Leaving your job in pursuit of a new career…

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Recruitment Director elected to the Council of the REC

June 25, 2019

Oxfordshire & Warwickshire based Recruitment Director is elected to the REC's (Recruitment & Employment Confederation) Council. We are delighted to announce that Plus One Personnel founding Director Stuart Moore, has been elected to join the Council of our trade association the REC. The REC represents over 3,500 recruitment firms across the…

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Cost effective ideas for company benefits

May 29, 2019

Written by Christina Nicholls. Hiring has changed... Gone are the days where recruiting staff was a one-way street. In this candidate driven market, potential employees have more influence and bargaining power and are increasingly taking company benefits into account when making a decision about their future employer. Without an attractive…

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