The Professional Contractors Group estimate in the UK there are around 1.6 million freelancers. Many of these are in the IT industry. The freelance market may be buoyant overall but deciding to take the plunge and become a freelancer is a major decision and shouldn’t be rushed. Leo Woodhead, an experienced careers adviser, has explored… Continue reading IT Recruitment – Are you ready to go contract?
The property market model is changing with the advent of online property agents with a centralised call centre and the vendor conducting all the viewings. High street travel agents have been forced to provide ever more specialist services to remain viable. With the vast amount of information available online people are thinking they can sell… Continue reading Can anybody be a recruiter?
CVs continue to be one of the main tools in recruitment. Ignore at your peril regularly updating your CV. If you are looking for a role in a competitive environment then a simple word document may be insufficient to stand out from the crowd and so it’s always worthwhile having a look at other CVs… Continue reading And some more ideas for your CV…..
At ISL Recruitment we have experience of many interview set ups. For those organisations with many candidates group interviews are frequently used. If you are a shy, conservative person then this style of interview may be particularly daunting. ISL Recruitment can work with clients to organise group interviews and help candidates prepare. Here are some… Continue reading 8 Things to Remember at Group Interviews
It’s not unusual to be made redundant and suddenly find yourself out in the cold looking at your job prospects. The challenge of finding the right job in the right location with the right benefits package can be tough, especially if you are under financial pressure. An article by Robert Wright gives some tips on… Continue reading The start of a New Year and a new job?
The 7 simple rules of modern recruitment Have the rules of recruitment really changed that much with the progression of technology? At ISL Recruitment we embrace change whilst remembering the traditional values and skills of an effective recruitment agency. An article byMaura McElhone summarizes what she considers to be some of the key rules in modern… Continue reading The 7 simple rules of modern recruitment
Going back a generation or two (depending on your age!) every professional, almost regardless of their industry put on a suit for work. Today, the uniform of the suit has dissolved and we are left with having to make our own interpretation of what is formal and business casual attire. It means it’s very easy… Continue reading Dressing for Leadership Roles