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February 2017 Report on Jobs

Posted on March 15, 2017

The Report on Jobs is a monthly publication produced by IHS Markit and sponsored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation.

The report features original survey data which provide the most up-to-date monthly picture of recruitment, employment, staff availability and employee earnings trends available.

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8 things millennials want in a workplace

Posted on March 02, 2017

You want to recruit the best, keep them on your books and secure the long-term future of your business. To do that you need to understand what millennials look for in an workplace - and how that differs from the generations that came before them.

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December 2016 Report on Jobs

Posted on January 16, 2017

This is a summary of the key points from the latest Report on Jobs for December which is compiled by Markit and sponsored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).

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The best reference check questions

Posted on September 19, 2016

Welcoming someone new to your team is not without risks. Asking the right reference check questions to the right people can provide the perfect answers. Find out what they are here.

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July's Report on Jobs

Posted on August 08, 2016

This is a summary of the key points from the latest Report on Jobs for July which is compiled by Markit and sponsored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).

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The March Report on Jobs

Posted on April 11, 2016

This is a summary of the key points from the latest Report on Jobs for March which is compiled by Markit and sponsored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).

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February’s Report on Jobs

Posted on March 09, 2016

According to the latest Report on Jobs which is compiled by Markit and sponsored by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation, both the employment rate and vacancies hit record highs.

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The January Report on Jobs

Posted on February 08, 2016

With 2016 well and truly under way, we have the latest round-up from the Report on Jobs from Markit in association with KPMG and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation.

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New Year's Resolutions - What's in Store for the CathApps Team in 2016!

Posted on January 14, 2016

Are you struggling already with you New Year's Resolution or is this the year it will all be different?

We looked at the sort of resolutions we had made in our office and whether they kept in line with the general consensus that setting small, manageable goals makes you far more likely to succeed than setting total personal overhauls.

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The December Report on Jobs

Posted on January 11, 2016

Each month, we give you a summary of the latest report on jobs published by Markit in association with KPMG and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation.

With 2016 underway, here is a summary of December’s report and an overall look at how the recruitment market was towards the end of last year.

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Six Tricky Work Types and the Best Ways to Handle Them

Posted on December 22, 2015

We spend over 1500 hours at year at work so getting along with the people you work with is rather important. But what happens when you come across one of these ‘difficult’ types? Or worst, are you one of them?! A recent article in People Magazine outlined some examples we have used as inspiration!

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8 Reasons Why You Should Leave London for Devon

Posted on November 11, 2015

Living in London is exhilarating. It’s also exasperating and exhausting. If it’s time to shift focus towards a better quality of life, South Devon could be your perfect exit from the rat race. Give us five minutes to explain why.

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Interview formats, common questions and how to prepare

Posted on November 23, 2015

At this moment, in an office far away, an interviewer is shuddering at the prospect of asking the same question for the umpteenth time today. The simple fact is that some interview questions are asked more than others. And that’s good news for you and your job hunt.

Why? Because it means you can take a decent stab at anticipating what you might be asked when it’s your turn in the hot seat. With a bit of thought you can plan some answers ahead of time. Result? You calm your nerves, appear totally unflappable and ace your interview.

What do we know? As a specialist recruitment consultancy with 25 years in the bank, we have learnt a thing or two about hiring. Here’s your express guide to the different interview formats, common questions and how to prepare a zinger of a response for each one.

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