Employees not making most of social media to sell themselves

    While the nation may be addicted to social media, the nation’s employees are slow to use it to sell themselves to future employers, according to new research released to mark the Finale of the Brathay Apprentice Challenge 2015. The data reveals that over 27 million Brits use social media on a daily basis, […]

This entry was posted in Uncategorised and tagged on 6th July 2015

Apprentice shows real TALENT

Huge congratulations to Rachel Keegan, who after completing her 12 month Apprenticeship, has successfully secured the permanent role of Recruitment Administrator for the Chester branch of Talent Express, which is part of the Business Connection Group. Joining Talent Express as Apprentice Administrator in January 2014 Rachel has recently completed the NVQ Level 2 in Customer […]

This entry was posted in Company News and tagged Tags: , on 3rd February 2015

Clients, don’t be complacent after a job offer!

It’s usual, after the hectic recruitment process, for things to go a quiet once the successful candidate has accepted the job offer. Human Resources normally take over at this stage and behind the scenes all the arrangements are being made for the new starter. Everyone is looking forward to welcoming the new employee to the […]

This entry was posted in Knowledge Centre and tagged Tags: , on 13th January 2015

Jobs Outlook

Latest JobsOutlook reveals that 84% of employers are planning to hire permanent staff in next 3 months.

This entry was posted in General Posts and tagged on 31st December 2014

Senior Appointment for Talent Express

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Verburg in the role of Manager of the Talent Express brand. Chris now heads up the Talent Express team and will be working alongside new and existing clients to assist with their varied and specific internal recruitment campaigns. Whilst this is his first appointment within recruitment […]

This entry was posted in Company News and tagged Tags: , , on 4th November 2014

Could your social media activity be hindering your job search?

New research has found that more than half of employers have rejected an applicant due to social media posts. In a study conducted by CareerBuilder.co.uk, it was found that 55 per cent of employers who research job applicants on social media claim that they’ve seen something that caused them not to hire the candidate. The […]

This entry was posted in General Posts and tagged Tags: , , on 25th September 2014

Vacancies rise at strongest rate in over 16 years say REC

In their Report on Jobs published today by The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG it was revealed that the demand for staff is at its highest in 16 years. Key points: • Demand for staff increases at fastest pace since April 1998 • Growth of staff appointments remains evident, despite easing • Candidate […]

This entry was posted in General Posts and tagged Tags: , , on 5th September 2014

Dress for Success …

In todays job market, in which companies might conduct many interviews for a single position, first impressions are more important than ever. Interviewees must pay attention to everything from what they wear and how they are groomed to their body language. The right colours can help convey your confidence, professionalism and your ability to fit […]

This entry was posted in Interview Tips and tagged Tags: , , on 3rd September 2014

Top 10 jobs parents want for their children

A recent study conducted by Virgin Media found almost half of parents’ aspiration for their children would be for them to become doctors. The study shows that 49% of parents would choose a medical career for their children, with engineering following closely behind as a profession that parents would like their children to go into. […]

This entry was posted in General Posts and tagged Tags: , on 1st September 2014

Launch of the new talentexpress website

After many months of development, we are delighted to announce the launch of our new website – do let us know what you think. We hope that you find the new website has a fresh new look, with improved navigation which allows you to find the information you are looking for quickly and easily. Whether […]

This entry was posted in Company News and tagged Tags: , , , , on 27th August 2014