How To Choose Between Candidates

On occasions there could be two candidates that you have interviewed that tick all the boxes but you may only have one role to fill. It is difficult to choose when you have two candidates who have completed the interview stage well and both look great on paper. So...

How To Work From Home

The idea of working from home can be the perfect dream for some as it is the embodiment of a work/life balance. Though some will see it as a nightmare due to difficulty to focus and complete tasks, nut working from home can be made easier through maintaining your...

Elections 2015 – Manifesto Mayhem

With the election tomorrow, the manifestos have been in full force for a few weeks now. Now we all know that these can be long and laborious to read, so Fish4.co.uk have broken it down to the key points that will affect the job market and those on the lookout for a...

How to Write Amazing Job Descriptions

With the economy changing, so is the job market. Great job seekers are becoming rare and there are more and more job roles available. To be able to attract the great candidates, you need to really sell your opportunities. You’re a recruiter though, not a writer or a...

Six Of The Best Entry-Level Jobs

“I need a job to build my experience, but I need experience to get the job I want” This is a common and frustrating situation when starting out in your career. You may already know exactly what role you want in the future, but the challenge is getting an entry-level...

How To Impress During Your Probation Period

The amount of staff sacked during their probation period is reported to be 1 in 5, with suspicions that the figure is probably much higher, with most failing due to ‘poor performance’. How did it go so wrong? Great care was taken to find you, jumping through endless...

How to Help Hiring Managers Sell the Position

It is becoming more and more common for a well-qualified, enthusiastic candidate to come back from an interview claiming a horrible experience and not wanting to work for that company. If this is happening in your company, you need to pay more attention to training...

Make The Most Of Employee Mentoring

A company who invests in its talent and employees are always attractive to job seekers. This means that it is important to build a long-term plan to train your employees and build up a talent pipeline. So how can you make the most of a mentoring scheme? How can you...

How to: Achieve a Work/Life Balance

Having a career and working is an important part of everyone’s life. It helps us pay the bills, gives us a sense of purpose and allows us to meet new people. It is important, however, to remember that work is only one part of our lives and we need to make sure we have...