Brilliant Blog

30. 06. 2023

Declan Rice – the biggest counteroffer ever?

The hottest topic in our house at the moment is…will Declan Rice be signing for Arsenal?
08. 06. 2023

The evolution of recruitment over the last 20 years

The recruitment process has evolved significantly over the past two decades, where technology has played a big role in transforming and improving how businesses find new employees and candidates find new jobs. So how has recruitment has changed since the year 2000 and what advantages and challenges has this brought?
19. 04. 2023

How to...create the right social media profile

How many of us created our social media profiles, maybe aside from LinkedIn, to interact socially? And how often do you look back at your profile to check if it is still a relevant representation of yourself? With increasing cross-over between online between work and home life, especially via social media platforms, it is important to ensure that the content is suitable - professional enough for a potential employer to be satisfied, as well as giving insights into our personality and interests. Employers often check out potential employees either before offering an interview or once an interview is organised. This will include reviewing their social media accounts. There are lots of positives to this, your profile can give a real insight into your hobbies and personality, bringing your CV to life instantly. The key is to ensure that your profiles are current and suitable for business as well as for your personal contacts. So how do we create the right online image for ourselves to ensure that it is appropriate for us socially as well as when we apply for jobs?
23. 03. 2023

How To….write the perfect CV 

There’s a huge amount of information out there with regards to CVs, so we have created a step-by-step guide to help you create your perfect CV.
02. 03. 2023

Recruitment insights – the next 12 months for permanent staffing

Over the past few years, it’s been difficult to assess recruitment trends in the UK, with recruitment shrinking dramatically during 2020, followed by a surge of job vacancies, paired with an extreme shortage of candidates. Whilst this turbulent period seems to be coming to an end and evening out again, as some may have predicted, hiring the right talent for key roles within businesses is still proving a challenge for many. As members of the REC, we have summarised their most recent Jobs Outlook, focusing on permanent recruitment for the short and medium term across the private sector.
22. 02. 2023

Applying to a new job - do’s and dont's

Here is our list of Do’s and Don’ts which might help you to focus on finding the right jobs to apply to and to avoid those awkward conversations in the future.