Interviews: How to make a great first impression

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Interviews: How to make a great first impression

Wednesday October 11th, 2017

Congratulations! You’ve landed a potentially life-changing interview for a new position. But how do you make the best impression in such a small amount of time?
Before you head into your next interview, check out these top tips from Jumar’s IT resourcing […]

5 things to avoid in a job interview

Thursday October 5th, 2017

Claude Littner, worth an estimated £34 million, is The Apprentice’s chief interrogator, best known for his famously unforgiving interviews.
Working with former boss Lord Alan Sugar, and Baroness Karren Brady, Littner is tasked with finding the top candidate to win the […]

Don’t let the best candidates get away

Thursday September 28th, 2017

There’s nothing worse than rushing a business decision. But when it comes to recruitment, we’re increasingly seeing that time is definitely of the essence when it comes to snapping up the right candidate.
A few years ago, employers enjoyed the luxury […]

Consequences of a bad hire

Thursday September 21st, 2017

Hiring the wrong person can have long-term effects for organisations. The impacts are not just financial, the knock-on effects can cost a business in many ways. Jumar’s Mark Rose covers the true consequences of making a bad hire below.
FINANCIAL
The obvious […]

Benefits of taking on graduates

Thursday September 14th, 2017

People with experience cost money. Lots of money lately. As graduation season dawns upon us, Jumar’s Daniel Freeman looks into the benefits of employing talented graduates.
EAGER TO LEARN AND ADAPT
Graduates are often keen to take on projects that are outside […]

How to write better code

Thursday September 7th, 2017

You can tell a lot about a professional developer through the code that he or she writes. Their thinking is laid out in front of you and their level of care is immediately evident. Writing maintainable, clean code is achievable […]

Get real value from your recruitment agency

Thursday August 31st, 2017

Employment agencies: All they do is take a requirement, maybe post an advert online somewhere, and send over a handful of vaguely appropriate CVs, right? Actually, this can – unfortunately – be absolutely true.
However, it tends to only really happen […]

The pros and cons of contracting

Thursday August 24th, 2017

Businesses often prefer to hire contractors for projects when they need specific skills for a short amount of time. As a contractor, you probably appreciate the benefits enough to contract for such businesses.
However, at Jumar we’ve noticed a trend in […]

How to react to counter-offers

Thursday August 17th, 2017

A story we hear all too often working within the recruitment industry: counter-offers from employers to previously-unacknowledged employees. As an employee, it can be a pretty good position to be in, especially if you’re mainly interested in money. It’s also […]

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