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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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Reasons we love engineers – walking 300 miles for an interview!

It’s not everyone who would walk over 300 miles for a job interview, especially if there hadn’t even been a job advertised. But that’s exactly what Ayrshire born, William Murdoch, the inventor of gas lighting did at the age of 23 in 1777.

So what was this amazing opportunity and why did William make the journey from Cumnock to Birmingham (a route, google maps tells us would take 87 hours on foot today!)? Continue reading