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Dear Santa…

Santa LetterWhat would you put in letter to Santa if he could bring you your dream job this year?

We’ve always known that salary is just one factor in whether people are happy or unhappy in their job and only one of the things people consider when accepting a new job offer.

We also know that what’s important to one person might not be of interest to another but after reading various surveys, blogs and polls online and speaking to our colleagues about what jobseekers and employees value in their job here’s what we think might be in many jobseekers’ letters this Christmas….

Why not vote for what you’d wish for in our poll at the end of this post. Continue reading

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

It’s a CV but not as we know it!

A template with individuality

Whilst most jobseekers may stick with the traditional CV there are some who prefer a more individual format such as the  ‘Video CV’. Now, not everyone will necessary feel comfortable in front of the camera or feel they have the technical or creative know-how to make an effective Video CV (unlike Graeme Anthony who made headlines earlier this year with his Video) but after spotting Prezi’s new CV template I wondered if there is something which offers the familiar content structure and  allows candidates to show their individuality, creativity and personality. Continue reading