Category: News

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Psychometric Profiling and Testing – What’s all the fuss about?

In the spirit of growing and developing staff, this month we focus our newsletter on Psychometric Profiling and Testing – What’s all the fuss about? What is a Psychometric Profile/Test? A psychometric test aims to provide measurable, objective data that can provide a better all-round view of a candidates suitability. It allows you to understand a candidates […]

December 4, 2017 Post Comment News

UK productivity remains weak as job prospects for adults ‘hurt’ by poor literacy and numeracy skills

Charlie Ryan AKA the Recruitment Queen says: “We are seeing the high impact of low numeracy and literacy skills every day. It has also become difficult for the employer because where an employer felt a “C” grade was good enough in both of these areas at GCSE, having this grade is not guaranteeing the candidate […]

November 24, 2017 Post Comment News

Facebook Live – Work Experience: Is it worth it?!

Join The Recruitment Queen live on Facebook talk about whether Work Experience is worth it! Ask her job related questions and start discussions. Email lauren@cmrrecruitment.co.uk to get your questions in early then head back to this page to join LIVE on 5th December! https://www.facebook.com/therecruitqueen/ December Live CMR

November 15, 2017 Post Comment News
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You don’t have to trust your gut!

I hear all the time from employers that they trust their “gut” and if they get a good feel that the individual is right then they recruit them. I am not going to rule out the “gut feel” at all however, what I am going to do is suggest that we have evidence which supports […]

November 9, 2017 Post Comment News

Is this new? Facebook tests ‘work histories’ feature

Charlie Ryan talks about the new Facebook feature: “Is this new? I appreciate it might be for facebook, but isn’t this something LinkedIn have been doing for years? I guess the biggest question is will it be utilised? Perhaps if you know someone and they have an opportunity for you, maybe. But, we are generally […]

November 7, 2017 Post Comment News
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Happy Employees, Happy Workplace?

A scientific study has shown happiness equals productivity. That’s why ensuring employee satisfaction is essential to helping a company’s overall success. So what can we do to increase staff happiness, here are a few tips and ideas to get you started. Make Their Opinion Count Employees need to care about what they do and more […]

November 3, 2017 Post Comment News

We’ve Been Awarded – The ‘Best Small Business Award 2017’!!

I am delighted and honoured to be awarded The British & Ireland Trade Alliance “best small business” 2017. My allegiance to both countries makes this all the more special and for an award to be as a result of nominations, as opposed to entering, adds to the honour. I would like to pay tribute to […]

October 16, 2017 Post Comment News

Video: University placements

Are you currently at uni? Are you thinking about uni? Is a placement year of value to you? A placement year is great exposure to the “working world” and will be of real value when it comes to job hunting. www.therecruitmentqueen.co.uk

October 4, 2017 Post Comment News
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The 2 worst mistakes you could make in a job interview, according to an ex-Apple recruiter

Charlie Ryan says: “I don’t think individuals have any idea of how much is being judged before the interview is truly taking place. I totally support the comments on this article, how you treat other people will be assessed. I also think meeting someone for a coffee as part of the interview allows the interviewer […]

September 29, 2017 Post Comment News

10 Common Recruitment Mistakes

Recruitment can be expensive and time consuming, especially if done wrong. Ensuring you have the right recruitment process along the way is fundamental. Here are some common recruitment mistakes to watch out for: 1) Get your job description right There are lots of jobs being advertised out there, make sure yours stands out and covers everything […]

September 7, 2017 Post Comment News
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