We’ve all been there, trawling numerous job search engines that claim they are your ‘answer to getting hired’. You’ve found the perfect job, have uploaded your latest and greatest tailored CV and clicked that ‘apply now’ button, only to get no response. What if we told you there was a smarter way to job search?
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If your company is having problems recruiting and retaining the right people a talent management strategy may be just what you need to strengthen your current and future workforce. Read on to find out where to start.
We know what you are thinking… with so many candidates and so many CV’s, how do I stand out from the crowd and get myself an interview for my dream job?
Succession planning is essential for your business to be able to run effectively when key members of staff are promoted, retire or move on for other reasons. Identifying which of your key employees will step into leadership, senior management and/or business critical roles is therefore essential for maintaining businesses continuity. But there are other benefits […]
Effective recruitment is vital for every business, but it’s a process many companies struggle with. Here’s a short overview of the essential stages of the recruitment process to help you get started.
Cover letters are a chance for you to sell yourself to an employer, but what should you include to have the greatest impact?
You’ve done it; you’ve secured yourself an interview! Now it’s time to make sure you do everything possible to get yourself the job.
Situational Judgement tests are used by some employers as part of their recruitment process and are similar to personality/psychometric tests.
Better Jobs, Better Futures is a brand new programme from Gower College Swansea aimed at supporting businesses to recruit, retain and progress their staff. We work with businesses who employ people from Swansea and the surrounding areas to deliver a wide range of support aimed at enhancing employee engagement and improving workplace planning, progression and […]
‘Better Jobs, Better Futures’ is a new employability programme supporting people in Swansea seeking new or better employment and businesses seeking to develop and expand their workforce. Here, Employability Partnerships and Programmes Manager, Cath Jenkins, takes us through how Better Jobs, Better Futures, is different to any other employability programme.