Benefits of using a recruitment agency

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As an employer looking to recruit new staff, you may decide to go it alone. Advertise your roles yourself, and sort through all the CVs that come to your email. You may not want to hire a recruitment agency due to bad reputations, high costs, or recruiters that flood you with CVS for recommendations without […]

10 things to do to not give up the job search

don't give up on your job search

We all know that job hunting can be stressful. Whether you’re currently working and looking for something new, if you’re in between jobs, or have been out of work for a while and need to get back on the job ladder. It can be disheartening when you’re applying for jobs and don’t hear back or […]

5 Reasons To Explore Opportunities in Temporary Work

A team of three temporary workers in hi-vis jackets and hard hats

Today is national opportunities day, and what’s a more perfect opportunity than a new job? When we start the job search for a new opportunity, most of us focus on getting that perfect full-time role, usually a 40-hour week that comes with benefits like retirement plans, healthcare, and since the pandemic, a hybrid or remote […]

What is holding you back in recruiting for your roles?

5 things that hold you back in recruiting for your roles. Why are these things so important? In 2023 the market is competitive. You need to stand out! Partnering with the right recruitment agency will enable you to hire top talent. Oliver Rae engages with candidates throughout the whole process to give feedback or updates, […]

Find fulfilment in your role

With the average working hours being between 85,000 – 90,000 – why would you spend any more time than you must in a job you simply do not enjoy? We speak regularly to candidates who have watched days, months and even years go by where they have become stationary and not taken a step forward […]

Why do we build relationships?

Being a recruitment agency based in Walsall and Halesowen – building relationships Whether you are a candidate or a client we will aim to always build a strong relationship to enable us to help you. We really love what we do! Whether it is solving staffing issues, supplying temporary workers, making permanent placements, placing someone […]

Why is Christmas a good time to look for a new job?

Why is the Festive Season a great time to get job hunting? Well… Christmas is a great time to spend with families, enjoy a much-needed break but it is also great to reflect on your career and your current job. Those few days away from the hustle and bustle of every day life can give […]

November Round Up

We recruited 68 workers in November and placed them into Temporary, Temporary to Permanent and Permanent roles within the Halesowen and Walsall branch. Headhunting candidates for our recruitment drives worked out to be 36% more effective than recruiting through advertisements online. Oliver Rae held weekly walk arounds at our clients and this has enabled us […]

Q1 Reflection time – Recruitment Industry

The Recruitment Industry made up almost £36 Billion of the UK’s Economy in 2021. That was a decrease of around 11.5 % from 2020. However, this shows the resilience of the recruitment industry. We have been able to support the supply and demand of businesses throughout – IR35, EU Brexit challenges, A Pandemic, Staffing Shortages. The […]