Category Archives: Hirer advice

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Supporting the 7 major decisions candidates make

Research, shared by the employment search engine Indeed, suggests candidates must make at least 7 major decisions before they become an employee with your company.

So how can recruiters help you as hirers effectively support your candidates through these decisions? Continue reading

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Industry Interview: Opportunities and challenges for 2016

For our first Industry Interview of 2016 we look at the challenges and opportunities faced in the year ahead by different industry sectors.

We would like to thank Tom Gollan, Director of Construction at Doosan Babcock, Mark Goldsmith, General Manager at Pfaudler Balfour and Escape’s own Operations Director, Adrian Brady for sharing their thoughts on what lies ahead this year.

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Do you have any questions? Part 1

Questions MarksAt interviews candidates expect, and are hopefully prepared to answer questions. However are we prepared to ask questions as well?

And as hirers and recruiters are we prepared to turn the tables and be the ones answering questions for a change?

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5 tips for Recruiting this Winter

Escape Recruitment's Office in the SnowFollowing our recent blog with tips for “jobseeking in the snow” here are our tips from the team at Escape Recruitment to Hirers to make sure that no matter the weather you can keep your recruitment plans on track this year and start the new year with your essential new employees on-board.

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4 Reasons to Recruit in December

Working in SnowWith less than a month before Christmas Day and only a few weeks left in the year there are some things worth putting off till the New Year resolution lists come round but your recruitment plans shouldn’t be one of them.

Starting the New Year with your selected candidate on-board (or nearly on the way!) is often a great boost to the team as they return from their break and a great time of year to start a new career. You know what they say “New Year, New Career!”.

Think it’s tricky to recruit in December? Here are some reasons why it can actually work in your favour: Continue reading

6 tips for jobseeking in the snow!

Job Application FormJobseeking in the snow.

How can you make sure your job search keeps going no matter what the weather this winter so you can start the new year with a new job?

Thanks to the wonders of technology many companies (including Escape!) have got plans in place to make sure they can keep recruiting come snow or shine but what can you do? Continue reading

A book by its cover

Man measuring his faceInteresting, isn’t it, what academics research?

A recent study from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee claims that men with wider faces are ‘more devious and willing to cheat’ while thinner faced men are ‘more likely to be honest and open’.

It got me thinking about the power of observation and how we make assumptions about people without them even having to look at us never mind speak to us.

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