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Print and Packaging Recruitment: The Recruitment Iceberg

On March 18, 2014, Posted by , In News,Resources for Employers, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Print and Packaging Recruitment: The Recruitment Iceberg

Great recruiters build deep, long term relationships with clients who use them again and again. Their clients have an understanding of and value the work that goes on behind the scenes, delivering great quality candidates. Unfortunately where employers don’t have that understanding or are more used to a cheap, quantity…

Does the packaging Industry Treat Women Equally?

On March 17, 2014, Posted by , In News, With No Comments

Yes Although it perhaps isn’t always readily apparent.  Most sectors of the packaging industry are dominated by a few, very large, players and so there are few high profile positions available.  At the next level there are women managing, in some cases multiple, manufacturing sites.  However, it remains the case…

Skills and Attitude at Work

On March 16, 2014, Posted by , In News,Resources for Candidates, With No Comments

I’ve just read an article headlined “Attitude is worth more than skills”.  Whilst the catchy headline is patently rubbish – I’ve rather my surgeon was skilled than keen – there is clearly more to successful recruitment than buying a skillset. Thankfully the article, plugging a new book and assessment tool,…

Strength in depth – More than Succession Planning

On March 16, 2014, Posted by , In Resources for Employers, With No Comments

Succession planning is a necessity, but one that is often overlooked with serious consequences.  And it’s not just the large groups that have to plan ahead; it’s the small operations that can be hit just as hard, if not harder, as its here where the loss of a key member…

Lies on CVs, Damn Lies

On March 16, 2014, Posted by , In Blog,Resources for Candidates,Resources for Employers, With No Comments

The Lies on CV It seems not a year goes by without a media storm about lies on CVs and job applications. High profile cases such as those seen on TVs The Apprentice do little to help. The public is at once outraged and seemingly accepting the “everyone is at…