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How to write a CV that gets you noticed

There are multiple ways how to write a CV that has the wow-factor, but unfortunately there is no magical formula that will tell you how to do it. However, by following these eight easy steps on how...

Does e-recruitment work?
What is e-recruitment?

E-recruitment is a term we are hearing more frequently touted by software providers and industry experts, but what on earth does it mean? It is simply the process of using a combination of web-base...

Mental Health Awareness Week
Mental wellbeing at work

​The past 14 months have been difficult on so many of us and our mental and physical wellbeing. This week, Mental Health Awareness Week, is a great opportunity to take a moment, step back and just ...

Minimum wage goes up to £8.91
National living and minimum wage increases in 2021

​In the Government’s 2020 spending review, presented by Rishi Sunak on the 25th November, they confirmed that the National Living Wage (NLW) will be increasing in 2021.Here is a table outlining the...

How will changes to IR35 affect you?
What is IR35 and how will it impact you?

​If you are a contractor or a company that employs contractors, you are going to want to know as much about IR35 as possible. Draft legislation that was introduced in the 2020 Finance Bill has alre...

Brexit has had massive impacts on the temporary hiring market in the UK
How is Brexit going to affect the temporary hiring market

​In the latest Labour Force Surveyby the Office of National Statistics (ONS) in February 2020, an estimated 2.31 million EU nationals were working in the UK. That amounts to just over 14% of the UK...

Work Life Balance
The benefits of offering flexible working

Flexible working might be the answer to getting you out of your recruitment rut.Promoting business productivity & growthThe UK permanent jobs market is currently weathering a storm of uncertain...

Is your team under construction?
A new way to build your team

​Select Appointments are delighted to announce the establishment of a brand-new construction recruitment desk focused on the East of England.The construction industry saw a strong end to 2018, reco...

Training your staff can help keep them motivated
How important is employee training?

​“The only thing worse than training people and having them leave is not training people and having them stay.” – Zig Ziglar“Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so th...