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Fish Where The Fish Are (Part 1): understanding your LinkedIn audience

Posted Date: 28/07/14 16:52

Is your business maximising the full potential of its LinkedIn account or, has a lack of collective belief in the benefits resulted in it being under-utilised? If the latter applies, it’s time to reconstruct your perception and begin to understand LinkedIn as the pivotal business tool that it has become.

The ‘vacancy vacuum’; June 2014’s Labour Market Statistics

Posted Date: 16/07/14 10:23

The latest conclusions drawn by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) in June 2014 paint a darker picture for the recruitment industry than those of May. Permanent candidate availability has plummeted to its lowest point in 17 years. Employers are responding accordingly to this and to competitive pressures by raising starting salaries at a survey record rate. This is good news for the few candidates who are actually in a position to take a new job, but presents new challenges for recruiters.

Our Reaction to May 2014's Labour Market Statistics

Posted In: Career Tips, Finance, News

Posted Date: 17/06/14 16:59

As ever, the latest labour market findings from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) offer good and bad news. Employment figures are steadily improving since the recession, but in the volatile stages of recovery not even the bulls are counting their chickens. May showed the steepest drop in permanent staff availability since November 1997, forcing all other metrics swiftly and markedly upwards.

Retrospective Talent Management; Learning from Leaving Jobs

Posted In: Career Tips

Posted Date: 30/05/14 15:23

How to attract and retain a strong pipeline of talent is one of the greatest challenges facing employers today. It is inevitable that employees will become more receptive to offers from other companies as confidence in the jobs market grows. The ‘the war for talent’ is forcing employers to have appropriate talent management strategies in place to ensure they are a more desirable proposition than their competitors.

How to Conduct an Interview; A Guide for Hiring Managers

Posted Date: 30/05/14 13:36

Although an often nerve-wracking experience, we tend to know what to expect from an interview when we’re the applying for a job, but what happens when we have to take on the role of Hiring Manager and conduct it ourselves?

MD of Resource Solutions Group (RSG) Re-elected into APSCo Representative Committee

Posted In: Recruitment

Posted Date: 25/03/14 13:48

We are delighted to announce that Nick Walrond, Managing Director, RSG (Sanderson's Group Company), has been re-elected into the APSCo Representative  Committee to serve for the next two years.  APSCo is the only trade body dedicated to representing the interests of the UK Professional Staffing industry and continuously raising the industry profile.
RSG has been working closely with APSCo for a number of years, having been heavily involved in shaping the strategy and direction of the trade association and playing a vital part in its future. 

Resource Management becomes Headline Sponsor of Major Recruiting Event

Posted In: Sanderson News

Posted Date: 28/02/14 11:57

Resource Management, Sanderson's sister recruitment company, has become the headline sponsor of The CIPD Recruitment Marketing Awards - one of the major events in the HR Community providing reward and recognition for excellence and professionalism in recruitment marketing and talent management.

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Hidden IT Talent: 5 Ways IT Hiring Managers Can Find It

Posted In: IT

Posted Date: 25/02/14 11:37

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Creating Stand Out CVs with Sumry

Posted In: Career Tips

Posted Date: 06/02/14 15:52

By Cassie Lockyer

Contractor Daily Rates to Plateau in 2014

Posted In: Business Transformation

Posted Date: 06/02/14 10:53

According to more than 60% of Business Change professionals responsible for resourcing projects in the UK and surveyed by Sanderson, the daily rates of Contractors are to remain unchanged for the next 12 months. With 64% of the participants representing the Financial Services sector, the survey, which aimed to illuminate current trends in Business Change and Transformation Recruitment, also gained insights from the Technology, Retail & Consumer, Engineering & Construction and Telecommunication industries. The size of the Business Change functions of each business varied greatly from just 3 people to over 400. 

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