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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...

Easter Egcitement - donate now
Join in the Easter eggcitement

​This Easter, Select Appointments Cambridge are teaming up with Addenbrookes Hospital to spread some smiles in the children’s ward.Spring is a time of new beginnings with flowers blooming, days len...

Give your recruiter a helping hand
Help us to help you recruit

Since our previous blog in which we discussed the UK-wide shortage of available candidates and the lowest unemployment rate for ten years of 4.2%, we have had a lot of questions about how employers...

July 2018 candidate shortages.
Candidate Shortages Continue to Hit the UK

July has arrived and it’s about time that we take a mid-year look at what the employment market is doing. Trends for 2018 have been largely positive with unemployment down to 4.2% (as of Feb-Apr 20...

The Team did it!
Together we are Brave

Select Appointments is showing its mettle this month by taking part in the Only The Brave mud run to raise much needed funds for the East Anglian Air Ambulance.Three of the company’s 15 branches Ca...

Demand for Staff is high
Beginning 2018 on a High

Recent statistics reflect the happy trend that recruitment in 2018 is on the up for job seekers and recruiters alike!2017 saw the number of people finding jobs through recruiters rise, even whilst ...

Hiring the best people for the job advice
How to Hire the Best Candidates

Some 67 per cent of small and medium-sized enterprises have struggled to secure the best people for their business, thus facing a shortage of suitable skilled and experienced professionals which ca...