UK candidates are becoming increasingly particular with their job hunt.
Juice read with interest the latest research conducted by CV-Library, which found that UK candidates are becoming increasingly particular with their job hunt.
Over three-quarters (79.2%) of UK workers are not willing to settle for less when looking for a job, with 18.2% revealing that a low advertised salary would put them off a role entirely.
20% would be put off by unclear job descriptions, and one in ten said that lengthy recruitment processes would be a deterrent.
Poor communication throughout the recruitment process was also a turn off (7.8%) as well as a bad business reputation (9.5%), a high staff turnover (7.1%) and poor management (6.1%).
A New Addition to team Bristol
Bristol are delighted to welcome their new Account Manager Rae Floyd who will be working with Holly on our Temporary Division.
Employment Rate Rises to a New Record High!
The employment rate in the UK is now at a record high of 74.5% and the unemployment rate is at its lowest level in over 10 years at 4.9%.
The Office for National Statistics confirmed today that there are a record 31.75 million people now in work – up by more than 600,000 in the past year and by 2.7 million since 2010.
The rise in employment continues to be driven by full-time work, which has accounted for 75% of the growth since 2010. Average wages before bonuses grew by 2.3% over the last year.
Soft Skills Lead To A Successful Interview!
Soft skills are sometimes referred to as transferable skills or professional skills, implying they are less important than technical skills or qualifications because they are normally associated with one’s personality or an individual’s emotion. It is important to consider and understand what soft skills are, their value and how you should use them to your advantage when in an interviews. Of course, there are many different types of soft skills but the 5 most valuable are as follows:
1. Communication skills: This is the most important soft skill in almost any job. Candidates with great communication skills create good leaders and team members.
2. Problem solving: We all have to make important decisions, and Employers are keen to work with people who can gather and analyse information, apply logic and present an effective solution.
3. Adaptability and flexibility: Showing willingness to learn new methods, procedures or techniques and take on new responsibilities is a great way to position yourself as an adaptable and reliable team member.
4.Team working: Teamwork in the workplace can stimulate creativity and engage peers. Working in a team towards a common goal requires the intuition and interpersonal skills to know when to be a leader, and when to be a listener.
5.Time management: There are many different ways to manage time effectively – you can download apps, create lists or even alarms on your devices to keep you on track. For the benefit of your potential new Employer, it’s important to discuss how you manage your time effectively