The Crucial Steps to Attracting Talent This Year

We frequently hear how competitive the market is when it comes to attracting business critical employees.
I am sure you have heard the phrase; “A war on talent”. Well in the bigger scheme of things I am not sure a ‘war’ is what I would call it. However, of the many things Rob and I have learnt during our careers and building Recruit Zone is that there are specific actions that employers can take to put themselves in a position to attract the quality of talent, they need to deliver projects and grow their business.

While what I am about to share may not be a big surprise, what differentiates those companies who are successful at attracting talent from those who struggle is this: Acting and implementation!

If you implement the following seven strategies, I am convinced you will notice a difference in your company’s ability to attract the talent your business needs this year.

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How to Attract Millennial Talent


How do I attract Millennial talent? It’s a phrase we often hear at Recruit Zone as our clients craft their job specs and adverts.

Often called the ‘selfie’ generation or Gen Y, Millennials are set to soon comprise the majority of our workforce.

Defined as anyone born in the eighties or nineties, Generation Y (or Millennials) are set to comprise 75% of the workforce by 2025 according to BPW Foundation’s study published in April 2011

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How To Review CVs Like a Pro

One of the most critical sales documents for a prospective employee is their CV followed by an excellent LinkedIn profile.

With a CV being a crucial part of the recruitment puzzle what should you look out for as your review CVs that land on your desk pre-your decision to invest more time and interview the person in question?

The interview is naturally where decisions are made, and yet in today’s frantic world, you can’t interview the individual behind every CV you receive.

Both Rob and I have looked at thousands of CVs and now know what the essential facts are to pay attention to. We share them with you here in this week’s post.

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How To Attract The Employees Your Company Wants

In today’s busy world of business growth and talent acquisition, we all want to identify that fantastic hire and bring them into our organisation, as fast and cost-effectively. An aspirational goal maybe and one worth pursuing. Think of the benefits that everyone will receive? Though how as a busy employer can you make sure that the candidates you interview will turn out to be a productive and loyal employee? Over our many years in recruitment, these are the exact steps we know are working now when it comes to recruiting and what we suggest to our clients.

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UKFast Day Out – England 37-21 win over Australia at Twickenham Old Mutual Wealth Series.

We would like to say a big thank you to UKFast for a great day out at Twickenham.
UKFast took Rob Bloomfield and Neal Shipman out for the day to watch England play Australia in the Old Mutual Wealth Series.

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