Better Placed NewsCategory: Blog

“WE’RE NOT HIRING UNTIL THE NEW...

With only 49 days until Santa climbs aboard his sleigh to deliver presents to over two billion children around the world (a route so complex that it would give even the largest logistics’ and supply chain businesses a run for their money), the recruitment market braces for the frantic hiring spree that occurs at the […]

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Bread & Jam Fest – Conne...

Suffice to say, I absolutely LOVED attending the Bread & Jam Festival last week. I came away with some great take outs: START-UPS ARE EVERYWHERE!! BIG BRANDS ARE UNDER THREAT FROM “INSURGENTS” AND NEED TO CHANGE BEHAVIOUR TO STAY RELEVANT!! HIRING GREAT PEOPLE FOR YOUNG BUSINESSES ISN’T EASY! This was my first visit and I went with […]

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#IWD2018 at Better Placed Recruitme...

In our second instalment of our focus today on International Women’s Day 2018, we talk to Rachel O’Sullivan, Board Director of our Manchester office.   What attracted you to work for Better Placed Recruitment? I was a graduate who had no idea that recruitment was an occupation! As soon as the job was described to […]

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#IWD2018 at Better Placed Recruitme...

International Women’s Day originated in the 1900’s and was a day in which women across the globe could celebrate movements campaigning for better pay, voting rights, overall success and achievements whilst hopefully inspiring others. 2018’s campaign theme is #pressforprogress – more than ever this year there is a need to press forward and progress gender parity. As we […]

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Oh What a Night!

There are awards nights and there are awards night… this was definitely one of the better ones. No, lets not under egg it, it was the best awards night I’ve ever been to, simple! With any of these things there’s a level of nervous anticipation that accompanies the occasion, it was no different for the […]

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Why we are entering the Times Top 1...

Having hit the significant milestone of 15 years in business in 2017, the Better Placed board took time to reflect. What had we done well over the years, what were our goals moving forward and what if anything did we need to change. One thing we knew for sure was that we wanted to continue […]

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Interim / Temp roles

“It’s too risky”, “I’ve got bills to pay”, “It won’t look good on my CV” … Just some examples of the responses we hear from candidates when discussing a contract, interim or temp roles. For many people, the contracting world is shrouded in mystery and to be avoided at all costs. The truth is, that […]

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Education Marketing Round-Up Vol 1....

This is my first roundup since joining the Betterplaced business over a year ago. During that time, I have had many opportunities working amongst the best Education Marketing Professionals across Yorkshire, North East and the Midlands. I have placed candidates at all levels and worked with some truly inspirational businesses. The sector is constantly changing […]

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10 Recruitment Trends you must Know...

It’s always good to stay on top of what is coming up in the world of recruitment and strategy. As recruiters, it is our job to keep you at the forefront of recruiting trends and everything recruitment based. So here is a rundown of what we believe are the essential trends in the world of […]

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Top tips on inspiring your staff, d...

Find inspiration anywhere The internet is full of #MondayMotivation sayings and quotes every week. But, who even said everyone needs motivating on a Monday? When you love your job, you’re consistently motivated to do great work, however, sometimes you need an inspiration boost. We have put together some ideas that will help you and your […]

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