recruitment

A job for life or living for a job – how to cut through the job lists

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As lockdown restrictions are lifted, more staff return to working in the office or site, and we get back to some sort of normality, many people are also now questioning their current career choice. In fact, having had over a year to consider their current position, we are now finding an increasing number of people are wanting to do something different.

How to choose the most appropriate candidate for the job

With the increasing uncertainty in the jobs market, it is no surprise to find that many employers are becoming swamped with applications, while at the same time, struggling to filter candidates for their suitability. This is especially critical if there is a deadline looming (such as lockdown easing). So, how do you ensure you select the most appropriate candidate for the position while at the same time ensuring legal compliance and fairness?

Is your business a great place to work?

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Earlier this year, we wrote about the high cost of staff turnover and the importance of staff retention. Now, as an increasing number of people return to work after a prolonged time away from the office, employers are facing a new challenge – how to re-build workplace confidence and ensure that, once again, it’s a great place to work.

Is now a good time to change careers?

The way we view employment has dramatically changed over the past 50 years. Previous generations grew up with a ‘job for life’ mentality. All that has changed, and today’s working population are accustomed to a fluid employment market. Something that involves, especially in response to the ever expanding gig economy, working for different employers over our working lives.

Building a winning team for your business

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For many, it’s time to return to the office after spending months working from home. And whilst employers have done their utmost to support staff in their remote working environment, it’s not the same as being able to motivate and monitor employees on a collective basis.

Is now a good time to look for a new job?

As organisations start to recover and, in some cases, plan for future expansion, we are starting to see an increasing number of vacancies. This means if you were thinking about changing your job or career, now could be a good time to take the plunge.

The importance of a good job description

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As the UK starts to open up for business, it’s no surprise to find that many businesses are now busy gearing up for a return to better times. One area that is crucial for business recovery is recruitment. In the next few months, we anticipate an increase in the number of candidates looking to change jobs or secure employment, so, for employers, that means producing an effective job description for any vacancies you will be recruiting for.

Time for accreditation?

Many businesses up and down the country have been using down time during lockdown to re-assess their employment needs and plan for the future. This means change is inevitable. One area that is being given a new consideration is the importance and relevance of skills accreditation.

Internal promotion at Multitask Personnel as Technical team grows

Multitask Personnel, the Rotherham based specialist recruitment consultancy, have expanded their Technical division with an internal promotion. Kimberley Earl, who has been with the business since 2019 has moved over from a resourcing position into a Recruitment Consultant role within the firms growing technical sector, which is still thriving despite the covid-19 pandemic.

What did a recruitment consultancy ever do for us?

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As a result of the Covid pandemic, there are many people who are currently re-entering the recruitment process, probably for the first time in many years. There are also others who, having had a prolonged period of working from home or practicing office social distancing, are re-assessing their future career opportunities, and looking for an improvement in their work-life balance.

How to find that perfect job – in a pandemic

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With a record numbers of redundancies and an increase in unemployment figures recently announced by the Office of National statistics (ONS) – largely attributed to the coronavirus pandemic, it is undoubtedly a worrying time for many employees in the region.

Multitask Personnel celebrates 10 years in business

Multitask Personnel, the Rotherham based specialist recruitment agency, is celebrating 10 years in business in September 2020. Set up by Managing Director, Claire Lee in 2010, the multi-service recruitment partner is marking the occasion with a series of events and campaigns over the coming months, making sure both clients and staff can get involved in the celebrations.

How to recruit yourself out of Covid-19

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As we return to some sort of normal, many companies have used their recent down time to re-appraise their future employment needs. For many, there are undoubtedly seismic changes ahead in how people work and how business will look in the ‘new normal’.

How to recruit the right people for your workplace

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If you’re recruiting for a permanent position you need to make sure you are hiring the right person for the job – someone that’s a good cultural fit as well as having the required experience and skillset, and someone who is going to stay at your organisation for years to come.

Building a talent pool for your business

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Regardless of whether you need to recruit staff in bulk, or if your recruitment comes on an ‘as and when’ basis, one thing you can do to make sure you are as prepared as possible is to create a talent pool.

The benefits of working with a recruitment partner

Welcome to Multitask Personnel. We’re a South Yorkshire based recruitment partner (notice we said partner there and not agency?), who work on a national scale to provide an all encompassing solution to clients across a variety of sectors, in particular Utilities, Construction, Building Services, Plumbing & Heating and M&E.