How to get the most out of your Recruiter!

  • By AD Group
  • By January 01, 70

By Kathryn Rose   I think that one of the most important aspects of my role as a HR recruiter, which also allows me to achieve my personal objectives of looking after the best needs of the client and candidate alike, is to be consultative. That played out recently whilst discussing a job role with one of my clients, what they were looking for and the offering, wasn’t truly aligned. We...

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The skills employers want – and how to get them

  • By AD Group
  • By October 01, 19

Source: AAT Comment Your skill set needs updating. Employers need accountants who can do more than just the accounts, but they’re struggling to recruit the people they need. Some have even told us that they’ve given up on hiring experienced accountants, and are focusing instead on apprentices. It’s ...

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How to take the sting out of receiving criticism

  • By AD Group
  • By January 01, 70

Source: Forbes
Receiving criticism can sometimes be a messy situation, especially when it’s unexpected, harsh or given when others are present.
You might feel shocked, angry or even embarrassed by the comments. But before getting d...

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Fundraising for The Brain Tumour Charity

  • By AD Group
  • By August 08, 18

The Brain Tumour Charity is a cause close to our hearts here at Alexander Daniels and we attend the Charity Ball every year. This year, Alexander Daniels volunteered to participate in the £1000 challenge which means that we have a year to raise £1000 in any way that we can. So far we have raised money by donating a pound for weekly dress down but it wont stop there...make sure you stay tuned...

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Accepting a Counteroffer – Right or Wrong?

  • By AD Group
  • By December 07, 18


By Lauren Beattie
When I started my recruitment career back in 2010 I was ever so excited when I got my first offer in. Finally, I had made some money and I began to think I knew exactly how this whole recruitment malarkey worked. How wrong could I have been……?
It turned out that getting to offer stage was only half the battle, in fact even when the candid...

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Some hints and tips on how to find a new job

  • By AD Group
  • By January 01, 70

By Lauren Beattie, Professional Services Manager
CVs
In this ever more time-precious world, two pages remains the optimum length for a CV, however, if in order to sell yourself properly this needs to be more then so be it! Just ensure that all the information is relevant to you and to the role, include a mix of responsibilities but also achievements, after a...

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How to prepare the night before a job interview

  • By Alexander Daniels
  • By January 01, 70

The night before an interview can be a stressful time, fill with “what if’s?”. You’re certainly not alone in these thoughts. Which is why you should spend some time the night before doing a little something called preparation! When you are prepared there really is no reason to worry. The first step is accepting the fact that your mind will do what it can to get in the way. You can fight...

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Have you made the best first impression?

  • By Alexander Daniels
  • By January 01, 70

The most important thing that you should remember when creating and sending out your CV is that it is the first thing that your potential new employer is going to see. Remember, you never get a second chance to make a first impression. This is why it is vital that you take the time and make the effort to maximise the quality of your CV. As recruiters, we would like to think we know what we are ...

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