The Importance of Assessing Soft Skills when Hiring Staff

Imagine that you have two candidates competing against each other in the interview process. The first one has excellent technical ability and strong experience but is unfriendly, awkward and difficult to get on with. The second is less experienced and doesn’t have the same level of technical expertise, but is naturally charming, confident and affable.

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5 Reasons Your CV Isn’t Getting Noticed

Applying for jobs can be an incredibly frustrating process. There’s nothing more demoralising than spending hours crafting the perfect application only to hear nothing back – especially when you feel that your skills and experience would have been perfect for the role. However, if you are finding that you are consistently falling at the first

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The rise of social media recruiting

World gone social The world has changed irreversibly. Whether you think it’s for the better or the worse, it’s undeniable that technology and social media have become an integral part of the world we live in, permeating every area of our lives. According to recent research, the average person checks their phone 150 times a

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How hiring through a recruitment agency will grow your brand

There are numerous benefits to hiring through a recruitment agency, many of which have been well-documented, but some of which have perhaps not been given the traction they deserve. One less-discussed advantage that comes with using an agency is the way that they can help to grow your company’s brand. A recruitment agency’s job is

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Digital Marketing Manager

Location: Central London Salary: £35,000-£42,000 A rare opportunity to work with a B2C publisher as it reaches the next stage of its development. You’ll be working closely with the directors for a US launch, and on major new product lines. The directors are looking for a key person who is immersed in all the best

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Christmas Opening Hours

The Kingsgate office opening hours for the Christmas period are: Wednesday 23rd December – Normal opening hours Thursday 24th December – Closed Friday 25th December – Closed Monday 28th December – Closed Tuesday 29th December – Normal opening hours Wednesday 30th December – Closed Thursday 31st December – Closed Friday 1st January – Closed Monday

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