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Confessions of a Recruiter

Posted by Natalie Spearing on Sep 30, 2016 3:03:32 PM

Confessions of a Recruiter

Are you a highly-driven, passionate, team player? In recruitment we get to see a lot of LinkedIn profiles and work with many of the people behind them. As you would expect, there are many words and phrases that are used a lot.

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Topics: Marketing

Your CV is your personal website- Are you brand #superyou?

Posted by Paromita Das on Sep 7, 2016 10:45:56 AM

The digital age has revolutionised how job seekers apply for a role and also how a candidate is assessed for skills and suitability. Working in recruitment, I review multitudes of CVs every day, in search of those “perfect candidates”! I think a lot of recruiters will agree with me that one of our most frustrating moments is when we see a good candidate with a badly written and poorly formatted CV.
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Topics: Marketing

Why should you do further qualifications in recruitment?

Posted by Kelly Laine on Aug 31, 2016 12:54:26 PM

Having being in recruitment for more years than I care to admit it’s an industry that I’m extremely passionate about. The core of recruitment is to find someone an opportunity that will make their life better and this fills me with a great sense of pride.

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Topics: Our People

Results day has been and gone, how did you do?

Posted by Marianne Hatcher on Aug 25, 2016 8:01:05 AM

Results day has been and gone, how did you do? Now that the hype of results day has calmed down and you’ve digested your results, I’m sure you’re all giving some serious thought into the direction you now want to take your education (after the celebrations of course!).

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Topics: Our People

How will PR19 affect you?

Posted by Dominic Hughes on Aug 17, 2016 1:23:40 PM

Being a recruiter who specialises in the water industry, one thing that I love about the industry is that it’s constantly striving to improve. This is driven by the high standards from the organisations within the industry and Ofwat (the economic regulator) conducting regular reforms to achieve best practice.

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Topics: Engineering

You're coming to the end of school - what now?

Posted by Marianne Hatcher on Aug 16, 2016 5:26:50 PM

So you’re coming to the end of your school life? If you’re 18 years old then you’ve spent around 13 years of your life in school. That’s about 2470 days of your life in fulltime education. So what now? If all you know up until now is school, this can be a very exciting time for you with new opportunities around the corner.

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Topics: Our People

Top tips on how to prepare for a Skype interview

Posted by Kelly Laine on Jul 19, 2016 7:29:58 AM

BPS World is a global recruitment company and interviewing people on Skype is a regular tool of communication for our business.  The most important thing to remember before participating in a Skype interview is to check that the technology works. Check the connection is working first by Skyping a friend as this way you will have time to resolve any “glitches” before the start of the interview. 

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Topics: Our People

What is the right Fintech organisation for you?

Posted by Szilvia Hock-Kovacs on Jun 22, 2016 12:06:45 PM

Fintech is a growing sector in the technology-driven revolution. BPS World is currently involved in supporting a global Fintech company in several global locations including Poland, Czech Republic, Latvia, and Latin America. It is an interesting time for the Fintech candidate and their experience of the industry.

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Topics: Fintech

What are the processes for global recruitment?

Posted by Matt Smyth on Jun 13, 2016 12:04:08 PM

I have been recruiting for the Fintech industry for the past 6 months and it involves working with multiple nationalities and in different time zones. This has given me the opportunity to develop my international recruitment skills supported by the internal learning and development programmes implemented by BPS World.

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Topics: Recruitment, Fintech

How has technology improved communication for global organisations?

Posted by Adrian Conington on Jun 8, 2016 10:50:10 AM

Technology is an enabler and when you get it right its effect is transformational. Remember the joy of your first smartphone? The wonder of how self –intuitive it was? Consolidating multiple data and communication streams into a single device. The result was flexible working, an idea that previously had only been dreamt of and it changed our lives.

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Topics: Technology