How to Increase Your Productivity at Work #FAST

Do you ever wonder what it would feel like to leave the workplace each day feeling happy and accomplished? There’s nothing quite like the comfort that comes with knowing you’ve finished your to-do list, and you’re ready to start afresh in the morning.  

If you struggle to stay on top of your schedule, then there are ways to make a positive change. High achievers are often successful because they know how to eliminate the bad habits sapping their productivity.  

If you can replace distraction and procrastination with good habits, then you can become the kind of employee your manager’s just itching to promote. The following tips will show you how to boost your get-up-and-go and become the team-member you’ve always wanted to be.  

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The Easy Ways To Impress Your Employer and Get Promoted

No matter if you’re a tech analyst, engineer, or accounts specialist, we all start our careers with dreams of advancement. After all, a better position means more responsibility, greater respect, and a nice boost in your salary. The question is, how do you earn a promotion when everyone in your organisation is aiming for the same thing? 

Some people assume that all they need to do is long hours and eventually an opportunity will come their way. However, there’s a lot more to earning a promotion than being good at your job. Outshining your peers requires careful strategy and focus.  

If you’re sick of being passed over for the perfect role, the following tips will help you to grab your bosses’ attention and make them take notice.  

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5 Ways to Successfully Conduct a Telephone Screening Interview

Attracting and hiring the right talent is a difficult task in any industry. For managers to stay ahead of the curve, they need a strategy that helps them to pinpoint the perfect candidates, while keeping their recruitment process as streamlined and simple as possible.  

A telephone screening interview is a useful tool for narrowing down your applicant choices. They require less time than the average interview and ensure that you have all the tools you need to determine whether the recruit understands the job, meets with key elements of your position specs, and has reasonable expectations.  

So, how do you conduct screening conversations that start employer/employee relationships off on the right foot? 

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3 Reasons Why Candidates Are Declining Job Offers This Year

There are few things more frustrating for today’s employer than discovering the ideal employee and extending a job offer, only to have that offer turned down.  

Whether you used a specialist recruitment service to narrow your search or you used a service such as ours to post jobs, or you started the process from scratch, dealing with the complexities of today’s competitive career market can be overwhelming.  

The truth is that most hiring managers and recruiters will feel the sting of rejection from an experienced candidate at least once or twice during their search for talent. As the UK’s employment levels skyrocket to a record level, you might find that you struggle to recruit the perfect employee.  

Sometimes, the reasons for a job rejection can be linked back to a few problems within your company or interview process. Here, we will take a look at three reasons why candidates might be declining your job offer, and what you can do about it.  

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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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