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How to write a good CV

There’s nothing more frustrating for a recruitment consultant than to meet a really great candidate, recommend them for a role and then discover they have a really poor CV. It’s hard to sell an individual if they can’t sell themselves. Admittedly, writing a CV is an arduous task, one that many of us put off until the last [Read More]

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Unemployment levels fall, but pay needs to pick up, says the latest Report on Jobs

Placements are up and unemployment is down, according to the latest recruitment industry findings. Recruiters responding to the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs said that they had experienced a continued growth in permanent staff placements, albeit a modest one. This represents the 25th consecutive month of expansion. Temp billings also [Read More]

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How might the ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling affect candidate background checks?

One of the most common forms of pre-employment screening takes place online: the internet search. Trawling through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and wherever else to determine when and how an applicant’s name appears. It’s useful, undoubtedly. Using LinkedIn, for example, can often provide recruiters with additional information beyond the CV to help them decide to progress or reject an individual. [Read More]

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Market Research

Why Market Research Operations is a good career option.

People don’t always know about a career in Market Research, but it is not only a rewarding career choice but also a vibrant and continually evolving industry. When you think of a career in Market Research what do you think of ? Data Analyst, Research Executive, Analysis, Report writing and Insight? Correct! However, Market Research [Read More]

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Recruiting yourself is not all plain sailing. So think again.

There’s a common perception that recruiting junior levels of staff is easier and will require less input, time and resources, than recruiting for more qualified senior people to the business. Certainly a large proportion of our clients start their recruitment process thinking it is more cost effective to recruit themselves , especially when looking to [Read More]

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What's happening on the job market in London? Boyce Recruitment update

  The past 12 months has been a turbulent period for recruitment on the London job market with a harsh austerity budget being unveiled by the new coalition government, and  shockwaves from the eurozone crisis affecting decision making domestically and abroad. The outlook for the remainder of 2012 and 2013 remains cautious. The European Commission [Read More]

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ARE YOU PREPARED ?

Our recent employee survey which took place across all three divisions of our business (namely Media & broadcast, Market Research & Insight and Corporate Support services)  over May- June 2011 highlighted the fact that over 70% of employers had not made any plans to ensure the Olympics caused minimum disruption to their  business. Despite the [Read More]

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